revolve around

phrasal verb

revolved around; revolving around; revolves around
: to move around (something) in a path that is similar to a circle
The planets revolve around the sun.
: to have (someone or something) as a main subject or interest
The discussion revolved around the question of repairing the roads.
His life revolves around playing basketball.
He thinks the world revolves around him.

Examples of revolve around in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Outside of camera range, Rubin’s life revolved around his family, Amezcua said. Keri Blakinger, Los Angeles Times, 10 July 2024 The teen drama has been airing since 2018 and revolves around the relationships among three working-class students enrolled at the elite school through a scholarship program and their wealthy classmates. Lynette Rice, Deadline, 4 July 2024 Much of the debate has revolved around the economy, the cost of living, the state of Britain’s public services, and tax and immigration. Christian Edwards, CNN, 4 July 2024 In July, your biggest obstacle revolves around nurturing your sense of security and commitment to professional endeavors, Taurus. Valerie Mesa, Peoplemag, 3 July 2024 See all Example Sentences for revolve around 

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“Revolve around.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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