Spanish translation of 'get about'
intransitive verb + adverb
- (= walk)
- (= move around)
⇒ he gets about with a stick/on crutches
camina con un bastón/con muletas
⇒ she's quite frail and can't get about very much
está muy delicada y no puede moverse mucho
- (= walk)
- (= travel)
⇒ the sort of work I do means I get about a fair bit
el tipo de trabajo que hago significa que viajo or me desplazo bastante
- (= go out)
- (= circulate)
⇒ it soon got about that they were getting divorced
al poco tiempo corrió el rumor de que se iban a divorciar or se divorciaban
⇒ I don't want it to get about
no quiero que se sepa or divulgue
Example Sentences Including 'get about'
But the din of the birds, rising everywhere to get about the business of the day, was so loud that his grief was drowned out.SACRAMENT (2001)
You know how touchy he can get about the methods Mike uses to get results.Alastair McLean's 'Night Watch'
I never heard rumours - and these things get about , as a rule, even across party lines.Political Suicide
Trends of 'get about'
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Translation of get about from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary