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go about

1 (v + prep) do sth routine TRANSITIVEdéan verb  c m ubheith i mbun VPbheith i gceann VPthey go about their work déanann siad a gcuid oibreas you're going about your shopping agus tú i mbun do chuid siopadóireachta, agus tú ag déanamh do chuid siopadóireachta 2 (v + prep) tackle (task) TRANSITIVEtabhair faoi PhrV  c m utéigh i mbun VPdéan verb  c m ushe was going about it the wrong way bhí sí ag tabhairt faoi ar an mbealach contráilte, bhí sí ag dul ina bhun ón taobh mícheart, bhí sí ag dul ina cheann ar an dóigh chontráiltehow to go about applying to the college conas iarratas a dhéanamh ar an gcoláiste
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3 (v + adv) (usually BRITAIN) move around
INTRANSITIVEtéigh thart  c m ugabh thart  c m uimigh thart  c m uthey went about on horseback chuaigh siad thart ar muin capaill, chuaigh siad ó áit go háit ar muin capaillhe goes about with a scowl on his face téann sé thart agus fad pluide de phus air
TRANSITIVEtéigh thart timpeallgabh thart arhe went about the country talking to young people chuaigh sé thart timpeall na tíre ag caint le daoine óga
4 (v + adv) SAIL, NAUT turn round INTRANSITIVEgabh timpeall PhrV  c m ucas thart  c m u → see go

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