PHRASAL VERBS About, Around 2

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Donal said, there’s no way of "getting around" the Daca problem, so we’ll just have accept it. --------------------------- GET AROUND. (British or Australian).
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Encontrar la solucion de algo, arreglarselas con algo. to find a way of dealing with or avoiding a problem.

Maria Ovi said, don't worry about the problem with the catering, we'll "get around" it somehow. ---------------------- get around. (British or Australian).
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Encontrar la manera de solucionar algo, arreglarselas con algo. to find a way of dealing with or avoiding a problem.

Emmy said, the best way to "get around" in Chicago is by subway. It’s fast and you don’t waste time looking for somewhere to park your car. ---------------------- get around.
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Viajar, andar por algun lugar. to travel to a lot of different places. (see also: get about).

Spain, Germany and Italy in one month Oviedo?. You certainly "get around"!. ---------------------- get around.
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Viajar, andar por algun lugar. to travel to a lot of different places. (see also: get about).

Martin said, I haven’t done the work in the garden yet because I’ve been so busy, but I’ll "get around to" it soon. ---------------------- (get around to) something.
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Ponerse a hacer algo. Finally manage to do something, make the effort to do something. (Brit/Aust).

April said, it always takes me ages to "get around to" replying to letters. ------------------------------- (get around to) something.
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Ponerse a hacer algo. Finally manage to do something, make the effort to do something. (Brit/Aust).

His friends thought Donal was "kidding around" when he made choking sounds, but when his face turned red they knew he was really choking. ---------------------- kid around.
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Jugar, payasear. to behave in a silly way. (see also: clown around, mess around).

Hey Quito, stop "kidding around" and listen to me!. --------------------------- KID AROUND.
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Jugar, payasear. to behave in a silly way. (see also: clown around, mess around).

Teacher Melany said, we should have a brainstorming session and "kick around" a few of our latest ideas. ---------------------- (kick around) something.
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Discutir ideas y opciones. to discuss one of several ideas with a group of people, informally. (see also: toss around).

Emilio Ascarraga said that once a week the whole team gets together to "kick around" a few ideas. ---------------------- (kick around) something.
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Discutir ideas y opciones. to discuss one of several ideas with a group of people, informally. (see also: toss around).

Hey, Jane, have you "looked around" the new factory yet?. It looks great!. ---------------------- look around.
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Mirar, conocer un lugar, echar un ojo. to walk through a room, building or around a place and see what is in. (see also: check out).

Ceci said, Chicago it's such a beautiful city, it's a shame we didn't have more time to "look around". ---------------------- look around.
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Mirar, conocer un lugar, echar un ojo. to walk through a room, building or around a place and see what is in. (see also: check out).

Bolillo said, we’ve started "looking around for" a house in Atlanta. ---------------------- look around for.
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Buscar por algo. to try to find something you want [e.g. job] by asking different people or by looking in different places.

Tribilin said, I've been "looking around for" a new job. ---------------------- look around for.
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Buscar por algo. to try to find something you want [e.g. job] by asking different people or by looking in different places.

The kids love "playing around" with our big old dogs Smelly and Stinky. They throw things around the back garden and the dogs fetch them. ---------------------- play around/about.
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Divertirse con, entretenerse con, jugar con. to behave in a silly or stupid way. (see also: clown around, kid around, mess around).

The new guys at Hadady "play around" too much when they should be working. ---------------------- play around/about.
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Divertirse con, entretenerse con, jugar con. to behave in a silly or stupid way. (see also: clown around, kid around, mess around).

Fernando said last night in the Pepe's restaurant that his son wants to learn boxing so that bullies, at his school won’t be able to "push him around" so easily. ---------------------- (push around/around) somebody.
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Zarandear, mandonear, jalonear to tell someone what to do in a rude or threatening way. (see also: rough up).

Julio Ramirez told me that in Pepe's restaurant last night he wasn't going to let them "push him about" any more. ---------------------- (push around/about) somebody.
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Zarandear, mandonear, jalonear. to tell someone what to do in a rude or threatening way. (see also: rough up).

Yadira said, the children were "running around" outside. ---------------------- run around/about.
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Andar corriendo por ahi. to run in an area while playing.

Ines said, the kids were "running around" at the beach. --------------------- run around/about
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Andar corriendo por ahi. to run in an area while playing.

We were laughing at Pascual as he danced around. But then our boss came in and said, ’OK guys. Enough "clowning around". ---------------------- clown around.
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Divertirse con, payasear, entretenerse con, jugar con. to behave in a silly way. (see also: kid around, mess around, play around).

Mom said, joking and "clowning around" is fun, but it won’t pay the bills. ---------------------- clown around.
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Divertirse con, entretenerse con, jugar con. to behave in a silly way. (see also: kid around, mess around, play around).


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