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phrasal verb [transitive] [never passive] British
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyhave round
he/she/ithas round
present participlehaving round
past tensehad round
past participlehad round
  1. have someone round if you have someone round, especially someone who lives near you, they come to your house

    Cathy’s parents are having us round for a meal tomorrow.

    Have you had anyone round trying to sell you insurance?

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