Spanish translation of 'get about'
intransitive verb + adverbSee also get
(= walk) caminar
(= move around) moverse
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
2. (= travel) viajar
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
3. (= go out)
4. (= circulate)
[story] saberse ⧫ divulgarse
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
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We get about 30 million people per year.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
In Copenhagen it's just a pleasant way of getting about.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Inevitably, traffic and parking can be an issue, so the quickest way to get about is by bike or bus.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
It offers a great alternative way to get about for anyone who wants to leave the car at home and holiday a little greener this summer.The Sun (2011)
Nor is it a good way of getting about.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
She used to get about a bit, didn't she?The Sun (2012)
You have to drive to get about and people die while driving.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
He thinks you may get about again, though it may be a long time first.The Daisy Chain (1837)
Early man knew that rivers were the best way to get about - slow but sure, and beautiful to boot.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Now he's got about 40 people working for him.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
On top of it being a great way of getting about and them looking great, there was an added charge to it.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
When he got about 4ft away, we grabbed pots and pans and threw them at his face.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
But is it just an expensive fad or a genuinely practical way to get about?The Sun (2015)
But the encouraging aspect of all this is that older people are getting about a bit, making new friends and taking gentle exercise in this way.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
I think we got about 15 staff out on that ladder.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
We get about 20 people per course.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
You can only get about a dozen people in there.The Sun (2015)
Most people get about five times this amount due to added salt in food.The Beat Fatigue Workbook - how to identify the causes (1988)
But there are slower ways of getting about.Umbria - the green heart of Italy (1989)
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Translation of get about from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary