around about

idiom

: approximately : roughly
We got home around about 8 o'clock.

Examples of around about in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With Biden out on the road, the Trump campaign has sought to highlight blunders he's made as Trump and his allies throw accusations around about Biden's mental acuity -- claims Biden and his team have dismissed. Lalee Ibssa, ABC News, 25 Mar. 2024 Who can really blame Taylor Swift for breaking concentration, given the engagement rumors flying around about her and Travis Kelce ahead of the Super Bowl? Our bad! Hanna Lustig, Glamour, 9 Feb. 2024 Ahead of his first time hosting the comedy series, Gillis appeared in a promo video, joking around about what would be included in his monologue. Charlotte Phillipp, Peoplemag, 25 Feb. 2024 Ethan Crumbley was convinced that their house was haunted since 2015, Jennifer Crumbley testified, adding that the family often joked around about their house being haunted. Nadine El-Bawab, ABC News, 1 Feb. 2024 Fowler: Obviously in most seasons of Love Island, there’s a Casa Amor around about halfway, and either the girls leave or the boys leave the villa. Carly Thomas, The Hollywood Reporter, 21 Nov. 2023 In total, the flight typically takes around about three hours from New York City, one hour from Miami, and a little over two hours from Charlotte, North Carolina. Lydia Mansel, Travel + Leisure, 27 Oct. 2023 Both called local police first, who then contacted state police around about 12:30 a.m. on Sunday, Bivens said. Marc Levy and Claudia Lauer, Chicago Tribune, 11 Sep. 2023 McNee said the caterpillars were first noticed in Wisconsin in the 1980s and became a problem around about 2000. Claire Reid, Journal Sentinel, 2 Aug. 2023

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“Around about.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/around%20about. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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