Definition of 'get about'
Example sentences containing 'get about'
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
You can only get about a dozen people in there.The Sun (2015) The Beat Fatigue Workbook - how to identify the causes (1988)
Nor is it a good way of getting about.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
But there are slower ways of getting about.Umbria - the green heart of Italy (1989) The Sun (2015)
He thinks you may get about again, though it may be a long time first.The Daisy Chain (1837)
We get about 30 million people per year.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
We get about 20 people per course.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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)
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) Times, Sunday Times (2010)
She used to get about a bit, didn't she?The Sun (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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) Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Inevitably, traffic and parking can be an issue, so the quickest way to get about is by bike or bus.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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