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do the rounds

To visit or engage with many or all of certain group of things of people, often as part of a routine. We did the rounds and hit every shop in town while Christmas shopping. We're doing the rounds and calling all of our alumni for donations.
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do the rounds

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go the rounds

COMMON If a story, idea, or joke does the rounds or goes the rounds, a lot of people hear it and tell it to other people. By the time the news has done the rounds of your family and friends the story will sound somewhat exaggerated. They are getting divorced, according to rumours I've heard going the rounds.
See also: round
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do the ˈrounds (of something)

(British English) (also make the ˈrounds American English, British English )
1 go from place to place or from person to person: We did the rounds of the local cafes but he wasn’t in any of them.
2 be passed from person to person: News of her resignation soon made the rounds and it wasn’t long before another company offered her work.This virus seems to be doing the rounds at the moment.
See also: round
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