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- v. To move to the other side of an obstruction.
- v. To come around something.
- v. To avoid or bypass an obstacle.
- v. To circumvent the obligation and performance of a chore.
- v. To transport oneself from place to place.
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- v. be released or become known; of news
- v. move around; move from place to place
- v. be a social swinger; socialize a lot
- v. avoid something unpleasant or laborious
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Swagger started to rotate right, to get around the bumpers of both cars, flank the shooter, and take him down from the low defilade, even as he knew that if the guy was no idiot, he too would now be on the move, rotating also to the right.
It didn't look like the kind of car a man of Carter Paragon's stature would drive, so maybe it was what Ms. Torrance used to get around when she wasn't chauffeuring her charge.
But a foundation grant, such as funds to fix a pipe organ, or a grant for a recreation department, could help the word get around that Martini was a friendly.
Philippe Rousselot, the cinematographer, found a way to use diffused lighting to get around that.
Although he liked working graveyard—because it helped him avoid dealing with much of the political nonsense, and obtrusive building maintenance, which happened nine to five, as well—Gil Grissom wondered why his day shift counterpart, Conrad Ecklie, never seemed to get around to getting that fridge fixed…much less teach his people not to leave the coffee in the pot so long that it became home to new life-forms.
“Yeah, a kid his age needs to get around more,” his buddy, Harry Webber, agreed.
It is a good argument, a prodigiously strong one, and a most formidable one for even the most gifted, and ingenious, and plausible Stratfordolater to get around or explain away.
One idea, proposed by Sewall Wright, to get around a rugged landscape is called the “shifting balance theory” Wright, S.
Youre not using them to get around quickeryoure using them to practice for zero-g!
It was possible to get around some of Xanth's magical effects, she realized.