Definition of Get around to

1. Verb. Do something despite obstacles such as lack of time. "He finally got around to painting the windows"

Generic synonyms: Act, Move

Definition of Get around to

1. Verb. To eventually begin or return to some procrastinated task. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Get Around To

get a room
get a whiff
get a wiggle on
get a word in edgeways
get a word in edgewise
get a wriggle on
get about
get across
get after
get ahead
get ahead of oneself
get along
get along with
get around
get around to (current term)
get at
get away
get away with
get away with murder
get back
get back at
get back on the horse that bucked one
get back to
get behind
get bent
get bent out of shape
get better
get blood from a stone
get blood out of a stone

Literary usage of Get around to

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Postal Salaries: Hearings, Sixty-sixth Congress, First [second] Session by United States, Congress, Joint Commission on Postal Salaries (1920)
"... to be worked off by a postal clerk as soon as one could get around to it. Twenty of these noncertified substitutes on a tour, dispatching 2 out of 15 ..."

2. "Little Ten-minutes": Or, A Pastor's Talks with His Children by Frank Tappan Bayley (1909)
"But, dear children, suppose you just get around to the sunny side of it and stop to think that you're learning something each day, if you are faithful, ..."

3. The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All Cases Affecting by Frank Cyrus Smith, Thomas Johnson Michie, United States Courts, Great Britain Courts, Canada Courts (1905)
"... where he was hanging on the outside, or giving him sufficient time to get around to the other side of the train, where he could get in where it was open ..."

4. Annual Proceedings: Addresses, Reports, Bibliographies and Discussions (1917)
"... that if we do not get around through our own shops pretty often, and recently that has been particularly true—if we do not get around to our own shops, ..."

5. The Arctic Problem and Narrative of the Peary Relief Expedition of the by Angelo Heilprin (1893)
"61° 50' W.—7 PM saw no chance to get to Cape York in shore, turned ship and went full speed to the southward to try to get around to the westward—Midnight ..."

6. Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention by Traveling Engineers' Association, Canadian School Trustees' Association (1896)
"... may not get around to the superintendent of motive power for four or five days, and a duplicate goes to the master mechanic, but my idea of this is that ..."

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