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as in around
close to about the hedge there was a picket fence

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as in throughout
in random positions within the boundaries of sparrows hopping about the lawn near the bird feeder

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about

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adverb

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as in round
on all sides or in every direction people standing about waiting for a salesclerk to assist them

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as in everywhere
in one place and another his garage was a dirty, cluttered place with various tools and engine parts just lying about

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about

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adjective

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“About.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/about. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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