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Meaning: Become known
Example: It didn't take long for the news to GET AROUND once it got into the newspapers.
Meaning: Visit many different places
Example: He GETS AROUND a lot- he's always flying somewhere different.
Meaning: Walk or go to places
Example: He's finding it hard to GET AROUND since the operation and spends most of his time at home.
Meaning: Avoid a problem
Example: It'll be tricky, but we will find a way to GET AROUND the regulations.
Meaning: Persuade, convince
Example: She didn't want to accept my application because it was late, but I managed to GET AROUND her.
Meaning: Have personal or sexual relationships with many people
Example: He GETS AROUND a bit; he's always with some new girlfriend.
Other Phrasal Verbs
We have 66 phrasal verbs with 'GET'