get round to something

get round to something
ˌget ˈround/aˈround to sth derived
to find the time to do sth

I meant to do the ironing but I didn't get round to it.

\get round to something doing sth

I hope to get around to answering your letter next week.

Main entry:getderived

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • get around to something — ˌget ˈround/aˈround to sth derived to find the time to do sth • I meant to do the ironing but I didn t get round to it. • get around to something doing sth I hope to get around to answering your letter next week. Main entry: ↑getderived …   Useful english 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

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  • 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

  • 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 — [ get ] (past tense got [ gat ] ; past participle gotten [ gatn ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 obtain/receive ▸ 2 become/start to be ▸ 3 do something/have something done ▸ 4 move to/from ▸ 5 progress in activity ▸ 6 fit/put something in a place ▸ 7 understand… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • get — /get/ verb past tense got, past participle got especially BrE gotten especially AmE present participle getting RECEIVE/OBTAIN 1 RECEIVE (transitive not in passive) to be given or receive something: Sharon always seems to get loads of mail. | Why… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • get*/*/*/ — [get] (past tense got [gɒt] ; past participle got) verb 1) [T] to obtain, receive, or be given something Ross s father got a new job.[/ex] Did you get tickets for the game?[/ex] You get ten points for each correct answer.[/ex] Young players will… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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

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