get round someone


get round someone
Syn:
cajole, persuade, wheedle, coax, prevail on, win over, bring round, sway, inveigle; informal sweet-talk, butter up

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  • get round someone — CAJOLE, persuade, wheedle, coax, prevail on, win over, bring round, sway, beguile, charm, inveigle, influence, woo; informal sweet talk, soft soap, butter up, twist someone s arm. → get …   Useful english dictionary

  • get round (or N. Amer. around) — 1》 coax or persuade (someone) to do or allow something. 2》 deal successfully with (a problem).     ↘evade (a regulation or restriction) without contravening it. → get …   English new terms dictionary

  • get round — ► get round chiefly Brit. 1) coax or persuade (someone) to do or allow something. 2) deal successfully with (a problem). Main Entry: ↑get …   English terms dictionary

  • get — /get/ verb past tense got, past participle got especially BrE gotten especially AmE present participle getting RECEIVE/OBTAIN 1 RECEIVE (transitive not in passive) to be given or receive something: Sharon always seems to get loads of mail. | Why… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • get — verb 1) where did you get that hat? Syn: obtain, acquire, come by, receive, gain, earn, win, be given; informal get hold of, score 2) your tea s getting cold Syn: become, gro …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • get — [ get ] (past tense got [ gat ] ; past participle gotten [ gatn ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 obtain/receive ▸ 2 become/start to be ▸ 3 do something/have something done ▸ 4 move to/from ▸ 5 progress in activity ▸ 6 fit/put something in a place ▸ 7 understand… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • get*/*/*/ — [get] (past tense got [gɒt] ; past participle got) verb 1) [T] to obtain, receive, or be given something Ross s father got a new job.[/ex] Did you get tickets for the game?[/ex] You get ten points for each correct answer.[/ex] Young players will… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • get — [get] verb got PASTTENSE [gɒt ǁ gɑːt] got PASTPART gotten PASTPART [ˈgɒtn ǁ ˈgɑːtn] getting PRESPART 1 …   Financial and business terms

  • get */*/*/ — UK [ɡet] / US verb Word forms get : present tense I/you/we/they get he/she/it gets present participle getting past tense got UK [ɡɒt] / US [ɡɑt] past participle got 1) [transitive, never passive] to obtain, receive, or be given something Ross s… …   English dictionary

  • get — [c]/gɛt / (say get) verb (got, got or, Chiefly US, gotten, Archaic, gat, getting) –verb (t) 1. to obtain, gain, or acquire by any means: to get favour by service; get a good price. 2. to fetch or bring: I w …   Australian English dictionary