do/go the rounds


chiefly British, of a rumor, a piece of news, etc.
: to be passed from one person to another person and become widely known
Rumors about his resigning as CEO were doing the rounds.

Examples of do/go the rounds in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The cards finally dealt, Argentina’s political ecosystem will now do the rounds in a high-stakes three-round game of poker, the outcome of which will determine the future of the nation. Agustino Fontevecchia, Forbes, 17 July 2023 The chairman had lots of time to do the rounds of the morning talk shows. Staff Writer follow, Los Angeles Times, 14 Feb. 2023 With speculation ongoing over Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s future as Manchester United boss, Antonio Conte’s name continues to do the rounds as the preferred choice if someone is to takeover. Liam Canning, Forbes, 29 Oct. 2021 The universe of The Power of the Dog (which just premiered at Venice and will do the rounds of the fall festivals before premiering theatrically in November and on Netflix December 1) is a big but barren one with not a lot of people in it. Bilge Ebiri, Vulture, 2 Sep. 2021

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“Do/go the rounds.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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