get round


got round; got round or gotten round; getting round; gets round

Examples of get round in a Sentence

word got round that a movie star was spending the night at a local motel
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Word History

First Known Use

1653, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of get round was in 1653

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“Get round.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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