get round somebody

get round somebody
ˌget ˈround/aˈround sb derived
to persuade sb to agree or to do what you want, usually by doing nice things for them

She knows how to get round her dad.

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Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • get around somebody — ˌget ˈround/aˈround sb derived to persuade sb to agree or to do what you want, usually by doing nice things for them • She knows how to get round her dad. Main entry: ↑getderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • ring round somebody — ˌring ˈround (sb/sth) | ˌring aˈround (sb/sth) derived (BrE) to telephone a number of people in order to organize sth or to get some information, etc • I rang round all the travel agents in the area. Main entry: ↑ring …   Useful english dictionary

  • sniff round somebody — ˈsniff around/round sb derived no passive (especially BrE) to try to get sb as a lover, employee, etc • Hollywood agents have been sniffing around him. Main entry: ↑sniffderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • get — [get] verb got PASTTENSE [gɒt ǁ gɑːt] got PASTPART gotten PASTPART [ˈgɒtn ǁ ˈgɑːtn] getting PRESPART 1 …   Financial and business terms

  • get — I [[t]ge̱t[/t]] CHANGING, CAUSING, MOVING, OR REACHING ♦ gets, getting, got, gotten (past tense & past participle) (In most of its uses get is a fairly informal word. Gotten is an American form of the past tense and past participle.) 1) V LINK… …   English dictionary

  • get around to — verb do something despite obstacles such as lack of time (Freq. 4) He finally got around to painting the windows • Hypernyms: ↑act, ↑move • Verb Frames: Somebody s VERB ing * * * get around to ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • get onto — verb understand, usually after some initial difficulty (Freq. 1) She didn t know what her classmates were plotting but finally caught on • Syn: ↑catch on, ↑get wise, ↑tumble, ↑latch on, ↑cotton on, ↑twig, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • get the better of — verb win a victory over You must overcome all difficulties defeat your enemies He overcame his shyness He overcame his infirmity Her anger got the better of her and she blew up • Syn: ↑overcome, ↑defeat …   Useful english dictionary

  • pull round — verb continue in existence after (an adversity, etc.) He survived the cancer against all odds • Syn: ↑survive, ↑pull through, ↑come through, ↑make it • Ant: ↑succumb ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • ring around somebody — ˌring ˈround (sb/sth) | ˌring aˈround (sb/sth) derived (BrE) to telephone a number of people in order to organize sth or to get some information, etc • I rang round all the travel agents in the area. Main entry: ↑ring …   Useful english dictionary

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