out and about


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out and about

Doing things outside from the house. I'm just out and about with Mary if you want to come join us. It's nice to be out and about after being bedridden for so long.
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*out and about

outside the house; outdoors. (*Typically: be ~; get ~.) Beth has been ill, but now she's out and about. As soon as I feel better, I'll be able to get out and about.
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out and about

Well enough to come and go, especially after an illness. For example, I'm glad to see you're out and about again. [Late 1800s] Also see up and about.
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out and about

(of a person, especially after an illness) engaging in normal activity.
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ˌout and aˈbout

(British English) able to go outside again after an illness: I saw Mrs Neve in town this morning. I was pleased to see her out and about again.
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