- 1 Post By Anglika
a few connotations of "get round"
Would you be kind enough to tell me whether the following two sentences manifest the same meaning.
1.1. He submitted to the wishes of his parents.
1.1.His parents got round him.
We'll soon get him round (to our point of view).
get round = convince or win over by flattery or cajoling
If you are clever, you can sometimes get round the tax laws.
get round = circumvent or evade; avoid something unpleasant or laborious
When are you going to get round to our house?
get round = drop in, call on, call round
Mother is much better now,thank you, she's able to get round a bit more.
get round = restore to health; be well again
Stories have been getting round concerning the government's secret intentions.
get round = circulate
I should be able to get round to that job next week.
get round = find the time or occasion for
Thank you for your efforts.
Last edited by vil; 08-Feb-2010 at 08:00.
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