go about

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go about

  1. (transitive) To busy oneself with.
    • 2011 February 1, Mandeep Sanghera, “Man Utd 3 - 1 Aston Villa”, in BBC[1]:
      The home side were professionally going about their business and were denied a spot-kick when Dunne clumsily barged Nani off the the ball.
  2. (intransitive) To tackle (a problem or task).
  3. (intransitive) To circulate (in).
  4. (intransitive, of a sailing ship) To change from one tack to another.


  • (to roam, wander, circulate): shrithe