HyperDic: get_around

English > 4 senses of the expression get around:
VERBcommunicationget around, break, get outbe released or become known
communicationget around, bypass, short-circuit, go aroundavoid something unpleasant or laborious
socialget around, swingbe a social swinger
motionget around, get aboutmove around
English > get around: 4 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningBe released or become known; of news.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsbreak, get out
Caused byleaktell anonymously
unwrap, disclose, let on, bring out, reveal, discover, expose, divulge, break, give away, let out, uncoverMake known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret
Narrowerleak, leak outBe leaked
Similar tounwrap, disclose, let on, bring out, reveal, discover, expose, divulge, break, give away, let out, uncoverMake known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret
Spanishdivulgarse
Catalandivulgar-se, esclatar, sortir a la llum
English > get around: 4 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningavoid something unpleasant or laborious.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsbypass, short-circuit, go around
BroaderavoidStay clear from
Spanishatajar, dar un rodeo, esquivar, evitar, saltarse
English > get around: 4 senses > verb 3, social
MeaningBe a social swinger; socialize a lot.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymswing
Broadersocialize, socialisetake part in social activities
Spanishmariposear
English > get around: 4 senses > verb 4, motion
MeaningMove around; move from place to place.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"How does she get around without a car?"
Synonymget about
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location

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