go about
phrasal to set about

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • go about — {v.} 1. To be busy with; keep busy at or working on; start working on; do. * /Bobby is going about his homework very seriously tonight./ * /Just go about your business and don t keep looking out of the window./ * /How will you go about building… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • go about — {v.} 1. To be busy with; keep busy at or working on; start working on; do. * /Bobby is going about his homework very seriously tonight./ * /Just go about your business and don t keep looking out of the window./ * /How will you go about building… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • go about — [v] undertake approach, be employed, begin, devote oneself to, engage in, get busy with, occupy oneself with, set about, tackle, work at; concept 100 …   New thesaurus

  • go about — ► go about begin or carry on work at. Main Entry: ↑go …   English terms dictionary

  • go about — index discharge (perform), occupy (engage) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • go about — phrasal verb Word forms go about : present tense I/you/we/they go about he/she/it goes about present participle going about past tense went about past participle gone about 1) go about something [transitive] to do something that you normally do… …   English dictionary

  • go about — verb begin to deal with (Freq. 5) approach a task go about a difficult problem approach a new project • Syn: ↑set about, ↑approach • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • go\ about — v 1. To be busy with; keep busy at or working on; start working on; do. Bobby is going about his homework very seriously tonight. Just go about your business and don t keep looking out of the window. How will you go about building the bird house? …   Словарь американских идиом

  • go about — 1) PHRASAL VERB The way you go about a task or problem is the way you approach it and deal with it. [V P n/ ing] I want him back, but I just don t know how to go about it. Syn: approach 2) PHRASAL VERB When you are going about your normal… …   English dictionary

  • go about — phr verb Go about is used with these nouns as the object: ↑business, ↑work …   Collocations dictionary

  • go-about — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: go about : vagrant …   Useful english dictionary

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