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as in near
close to I wouldn't stand around those rocks—there could be snakes under them

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as in throughout
in random positions within the boundaries of huge, strangely shaped rocks were scattered around the canyon floor

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around

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adverb

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as in about
on all sides or in every direction he looked around butterflies were flying all around

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as in through
from beginning to end a team that plays all year around

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as in everywhere
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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adjective

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“Around.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/around. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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