work around to - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theywork around to
he/she/itworks around to
present participleworking around to
past tenseworked around to
past participleworked around to

or work round to British

  1. to gradually start to talk or write about a particular subject in a conversation or piece of writing, especially because it is embarrassing

    She suspected that he had something important to say and could not work around to it.

See also main entry: work