get round something

get round something
ˌget ˈround/aˈround sth derived
to deal with a problem successfully
Syn: overcome

A clever lawyer might find a way of getting round that clause.

Main entry:getderived

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • get your tongue round something — informal phrase to pronounce a difficult or strange word I had trouble getting my tongue round some of their names. Thesaurus: pronunciation and pronouncing wordssynonym Main entry: tongue * * * get your ˈtongue around/round sth …   Useful english dictionary

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  • get round (or N. Amer. around) — 1》 coax or persuade (someone) to do or allow something. 2》 deal successfully with (a problem).     ↘evade (a regulation or restriction) without contravening it. → get …   English new terms dictionary

  • get round — ► get round chiefly Brit. 1) coax or persuade (someone) to do or allow something. 2) deal successfully with (a problem). Main Entry: ↑get …   English terms dictionary

  • get round to — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms get round to : present tense I/you/we/they get round to he/she/it gets round to present participle getting round to past tense got round to past participle got round to British get round to something same as… …   English dictionary

  • get your tongue round something — informal to pronounce a difficult or strange word I had trouble getting my tongue round some of their names …   English dictionary

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