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around

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having being at the present time
  • She's generally regarded as one of the most talented singers around.
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around

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1 on all sides or in every direction
  • He looked around.
  • Butterflies were flying all around.
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2 toward the opposite direction
  • She turned around and saw him.
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3 at, within, or to a short distance or time
  • Our dog usually stays around our yard.
  • He'll be getting in around 6:00.
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at close quarters, at hand, on one's doorstep, within call

4 from beginning to end
  • a team that plays all year around
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5 close to but not exactly
  • There's around a hundred books still left to be packed in boxes.
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after a fashion, somewhere about, somewhere around

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6 in one place and another
  • While typewriters can still be seen around, they are no longer the common office fixtures they once were.
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around

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1 close to
  • I wouldn't stand around those rocks—there could be snakes under them!
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next door to

2 in random positions within the boundaries of
  • Huge, strangely shaped rocks were scattered around the canyon floor.
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