Definition of get around
- word got around that he was resigning
somehow, an inexperienced lawyer managed to get around the media giant's stable of high-priced legal eagles
somehow she managed to get around the rules for paying the sales tax on a car bought out of state
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annihilate, blow away, blow out, bomb, break, bury, clobber, cream, crush, drub, finish, flatten, overwhelm, rout, shellac, skin, slaughter, smoke [slang], snow under, thrash, trounce, upset, wallop, wax [slang], whip;
get the better of, knock for a loop;
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without deliberation, pause, or delay
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