around

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/əˈraʊnd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/əˈraʊnd/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ə round)


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around

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adv
  1. it's around [500] miles to [London, the coast]
  2. around [50] percent of the
  3. will [meet, get there] around [noon]
  4. at around [six o'clock, midnight]
  5. were around [500] [members, attendees, spectators]
  6. there was [snow, music] all around
  7. could see for miles around
  8. will be around for [a while, a couple of hours]
  9. (I'll) see you around!
  10. US: around and about (somewhere)
  11. [the tree, his waist] is [40 inches] around
prep
  1. (somewhere) around [here, there, the city hall]
  2. is there a [pharmacy, station] around here?
  3. [Christmas, my first day] is just around the corner
  4. wrapped around [her wrist, the tree, his little finger]
  5. around the [back, side]
adj
  1. there aren't many [offers, cars, jobs] around (like this one)
additional examples
  1. (somewhere) around [here, there, the city hall]
  2. it's around [500] miles to [London, the coast]
  3. is there a [pharmacy, station] around here?
  4. around [50] percent of the
  5. [Christmas, my first day] is just around the corner
  6. will [meet, get there] around [noon]
  7. wrapped around [her wrist, the tree, his little finger]
  8. at around [six o'clock, midnight]
  9. around the [back, side]
  10. were around [500] [members, attendees, spectators]
  11. there was [snow, music] all around
  12. could see for miles around
  13. there aren't many [offers, cars, jobs] around (like this one)
  14. will be around for [a while, a couple of hours]
  15. (I'll) see you around!
  16. US: around and about (somewhere)
  17. [the tree, his waist] is [40 inches] around
  18. is an all-around [good guy, athlete]
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