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...there are a number of ways that you can go about + ing e.g.

  1. there are a number of ways that you can go about analyzing
  2. there are a number of ways that you can go about buying there
  3. are a number of ways that you can go about saving

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    Go about something: to approach the doing of something in a particular way. How should I go about researching this topic? Would you tell me how to go about it? idioms.thefreedictionary.com/go+about – user66974 Apr 6 '15 at 6:59
  • Thank you. Unfortunately, I can not mark your answer as a solution for my question. Or even mark as valuable. I do not know why. – plywoods Apr 6 '15 at 7:28
  • That's because @Josh61 submitted it as a comment instead of an answer. He should probably consider submitting it as an answer instead. – Joost Apr 6 '15 at 7:47
  • @plywoods - your question is considered as a General Reference one in this site that is something you could have answered looking go about in a dictionary. Please Refer to our english.stackexchange.com/help and see how this site works. :)) – user66974 Apr 6 '15 at 7:56

Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary Reference Book with ... Cambridge University Press

go about something to begin to do something


go about

1 go about something

to start to do something:

I want to learn German but I don't know the best way to go about it.

2 go about doing something

he leaflet tells you how to go about making a will.

2 go about something

to do something in the way that you usually do:

The villagers were going about their business as usual. She went about her preparations in a quiet businesslike way.

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