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go about

Definition of go about

  1. 1 :  to start to do (something) <I'd like to fix this old radio but I don't know how to go about (doing) it.>

  2. 2 :  to do (something) —usually used in the phase go about one's business meaning to do the things that one usually does <Despite the threat of war, most people are just quietly going about their business.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to move on a course :  proceed — compare stop

    :  to move out of or away from a place expressed or implied :  leave, depart

    :  to take a certain course or follow a certain procedure

  1. :  the act or manner of going

    :  the height of fashion :  rage

    :  an often unexpected turn of affairs :  occurrence

  1. :  functioning properly :  being in good and ready condition

  1. :  a game played between two players who alternately place black and white stones on a board checkered by 19 vertical lines and 19 horizontal lines in an attempt to enclose the larger area on the board

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mysterious, holy, or spiritual

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