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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

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.
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There is absolutely no truth to the rumours doing the rounds that Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli will be on the next season of Koffee with Karan.
There's a priceless one doing the rounds on social media.
It was learnt that the arrested foreigners were seen suspiciously doing the rounds of an ATM booth on Karachi's Abdullah Haroon Road for the past three days.
Nadda and five-time legislator Jairam Thakur, have been doing the rounds.
Summary: It is a fake message that is doing the rounds on social media.
The rumor doing the rounds is that a very serious buyer is already lined up by the arresting party and that it's unlikely the tender will go to a second round.
So bad was the visibility on Friday the joke doing the rounds was that the first Martin O'Neill knew about the goal was when he got a text from Robbie Brady.
MOCK THE WEEK (BBC2, 10pm) THE blokey panel show is just one of many doing the rounds that pulls apart the week's news - with a comedy spin obviously to keep us all entertained.
A fresh lot of leaked snapshots of the film has been doing the rounds of sundry websites since Tuesday, and fan reactions to these photographs have naturally been overwhelming.
Last week, there was a story doing the rounds that Tiger had shot a 'worst ball' 66 at the extremely tough Medalist Golf Club in Florida.
SALM CAM THEY may have once been dubbed the Tartan Tories but SNP supporters will undoubtedly be unnerved by this picture doing the rounds on Twitter yesterday.
The news of their troubled relationship started doing the rounds after Rossi started getting tired of supporting Ellen's career, reports suggest.
Letter of the wins PS25, the others PS10 WEEK IT the 2 IT is sad news that from the 25,000 ice cream vans touring our streets in the 1970s there are now just 5,000 doing the rounds.
Thousands of TG episodes are currently being downloaded across the globe, and there's a good chance this one will be doing the rounds before you can say, 'The best motoring show.
3 -- Leaked confidential Research in Motion slides have been doing the rounds of the internet, purportedly showing off the company's flagship smartphone, the Blackberry Aristo, as well as the BlackBerry Laguna and London.