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phrasal verb [intransitive] spoken
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyget about
he/she/itgets about
present participlegetting about
past tensegot about
past participlegot about
  1. 1
    British same as get around (sense 1)

    You really need a car to get about here.

  2. 2
    British same as get around (sense 2)

    Somehow it got about that Jenny was having a baby.

  3. 3
    get about the business of doing something to begin to do something
See also main entry: get

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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