Run around

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Definition

to run around (trying to find a supervisor): to be very busy looking for (a supervisor)
idiom
Bob has been running around trying to find a babysitter for tonight. He's been very busy asking lots of people if they can help him.

Examples

  • "Regarding Horatio's surprise party: I've been running around trying to catch up with the department heads and here is what I've found out"
  • "Lot of doppelgangers running around these days."

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