Watch as the hummingbird hovers over the flowers.
Bees hovered around the hive.
Waiters hovered near our table.
nervous mothers hovering over their children
Unemployment rates were hovering around 10 percent.
Temperatures will continue to hover around freezing.
The patient was hovering between life and death.
The country hovers on the brink of famine. See More
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The city, with a population of close to 4 million people, has been under a strict lockdown since August, yet despite the measures its daily Covid infections continue to hover around 100.
Heather Chen, CNN, 26 Nov. 2022 Investors are breathing a sigh of relief that oil prices continue to hover in a range around $100 (even if lockdowns in Shanghai are the big culprit).
Alan Murray, Fortune, 8 Apr. 2022 Alaska’s hospitals remain stretched thin as daily COVID-19 case counts and hospitalizations continue to hover at persistently high levels, state health officials said Thursday.
Morgan Krakow, Anchorage Daily News, 29 Oct. 2021 Temperatures are expected to hover right around the freezing mark during the overnight hours tonight in these locations.Anchorage Daily News, 21 Nov. 2022 Humidity levels are expected to hover in the 12% to 20% range starting early Saturday, with levels as low as 8% to 15% in the Los Angeles and Ventura county valleys.
Summer Linstaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 18 Nov. 2022 High temperatures throughout the rest of the week are expected to hover in the high 40's in Flag.
Kye Graves, The Arizona Republic, 17 Nov. 2022 Temperatures in the city are expected to hover in the 30s for the rest of the day.
Ana Rocío Álvarez Bríñez, The Courier-Journal, 12 Nov. 2022 Prior to the release, rates were expected to hover at or above 5% from April to October of next year, touching as high as 5.07%.
Eric Wallerstein, WSJ, 10 Nov. 2022 See More
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Middle English hoveren, frequentative of hoven to hover