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Definition of go around phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


go around

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
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Phrasal Verbs
  1. 1to spin or turn to go around in a circle
  2. 2to be enough for everyone to have one or some There aren't enough chairs to go around.
  3. 3to often be in a particular state or behave in a particular way She often goes around barefoot. go around doing something It's unprofessional to go around criticizing your colleagues.
  4. 4to spread from person to person There's a rumor going around that they're having an affair.

go around (to…)

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to visit someone or a place that is near I went around to the post office. I'm going around to my sister's (= her house) later.

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