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abound in

To be abundant or plentiful with. In the spring, the fields abound in blooming tulips.
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abound with

To be abundant or plentiful with. The world abounds with criminals and scam artists looking to take advantage of unsuspecting victims. In the spring, the fields abound with blooming tulips.
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abound in something

to be rich and abundant in something; to have plenty of something. (A bit formal.) The entire area abounds in game and fish.
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abound with someone or something

to be plentiful with particular persons, other living beings, or objects. The world abounds with talented people who are too shy to develop their talents.
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abound with

or abound in
To be brimming with something plentiful: The lake by the cabin abounds with fish.The quaint villa abounded with charm.
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Outside, street cafes and pubs abound where one can enjoy a snack and a cup o' Bed'uth tea.
Muscat: Picturesque sights abound in the city of Sur, the capital of Al Sharqiyah South Governorate, as Sarah MacDonald has discovered over the years living in Oman.
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When shadows fall and day is done For this lofty tower work has just begun, The flashing light like a pointing finger shows Seafarers a safer path to go, And on those days when mist and fog abound From this tower the mournful wail of foghorns sound, Until the welcome sun shines warm once more To lift the veil from sea and shore The mournful wail of foghorns fade their sighs Replaced by the soaring seagulls' cries, Now if perchance you climb the winding stair To the balcony, where, you can see far and wide Across the sea and the surrounding countryside.
From professional sports to individual outdoor activities, opportunities abound in the nearby Cascade Mountains or on the waters of Puget Sound where island hopping is a favorite pastime.
These pieces abound with teaching potential, both musical and technical.
Efforts to embed this notion abound in the entertainment media.
Networking opportunities abound with the social program, which includes a Cocktail Reception for Symposium participants Sunday evening, May 25th, a Welcome Reception in the Oslo City Hall, the world-famous building where the renowned Nobel prize is presented, Monday evening the 26th; and the Exhibitors' Evening Party under the motto "Tastes and tales from the North.
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Resources abound on this littered planet: one man's garbage becomes another man's gold.
Contrary to what the article suggests, the quantity and quality of ethnographic data collected by the Spanish on indigenous cultures does indeed abound.
One might argue that pictures of fortune cookies and boomerangs abound in promotional literature, but that's because we are still educating our own communicators about these things.
The articles on Inferno 5, 10, 18, 23, and 30 abound in lengthy parenthetical asides, poorly explained textual juxtapositions, incomplete arguments, and pedantic jokes.
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