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English verb: get around

1. get around (communication) be released or become known; of news


SamplesNews of her death broke in the morning.


Synonymsbreak, get out


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Narrower (hyponym)leak, leak out


Verb groupbreak, bring out, disclose, discover, divulge, expose, give away, let on, let out, reveal, unwrap

2. get around (communication) avoid something unpleasant or laborious


SamplesYou cannot bypass these rules!.


Synonymsbypass, go around, short-circuit


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)avoid

3. get around (social) be a social swinger; socialize a lot


Synonymsswing


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)socialise, socialize

4. get around (motion) move around; move from place to place


SamplesHow does she get around without a car?.


Synonymsget about


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel









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