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gets around

verb , present tense third-person singular of get around

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1 to achieve a victory over
  • somehow, an inexperienced lawyer managed to get around the media giant's stable of high-priced legal eagles
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2 to avoid having to comply with (something) especially through cleverness
  • somehow she managed to get around the rules for paying the sales tax on a car bought out of state
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3 to become known
  • word of the discovery of gold quickly got around
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4 to get or keep away from (as a responsibility) through cleverness or trickery
  • their lawyer has spent months trying to get around certain restrictions in the contract
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