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    get round

    Dear teachers,

    The company __________ the crisis by obtaining a low-interest loan from the bank.
    a. got round b. got through
    The key is "a". No problem. But I think "b" is also possible. Is that right?

    Looking forward to hearing from you.
    Thank you in advance.

    Jiang

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    Re: get round

    Quote Originally Posted by jiang View Post

    The company __________ the crisis by obtaining a low-interest loan from the bank.
    a. got round b. got through
    The key is "a". No problem. But I think "b" is also possible. Is that right?

    Jiang
    I agree with you, jiang.

    Rover

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    #3

    Re: get round

    Dear Rover,

    Thank you very much for your help.

    Jiang
    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    I agree with you, jiang.

    Rover

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    #4

    Re: get round

    '...got round' is just fine in BE.

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