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put around/round - definition and synonyms


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phrasal verb [transitive] British informal
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyput around/round
he/she/itputs around/round
present participleputting around/round
past tenseput around/round
past participleput around/round

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  1. same as put about (sense 1)
    put it around that:

    Someone’s been putting it around that she’s leaving.

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