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wheel around

to turn around quickly; to change direction quickly. She wheeled around quickly to face him. Suddenly, Roger wheeled around and started chasing Wally.
See also: around, wheel

wheel someone or something around

to push or steer around someone or something on wheels. I had to wheel my great-uncle around all day when we visited the zoo. I wheeled around my uncle so he could enjoy the park. I wheeled the heavy shopping cart around the grocery store.
See also: around, wheel

wheel around

v.
1. To turn around or as if around a central axis; rotate or revolve: The merry-go-round wheeled around.
2. To turn rapidly to face the opposite direction: I wheeled around to face the attacker.
3. To cause something to turn rapidly to face the opposite direction: The principal grabbed my shoulder and wheeled me around.
See also: around, wheel
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In a bid to prove that his burgers were exceptionally prime, Gus Belt would wheel around a barrel of premium steak and grind the meat into burgers right in front of the guests.
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One day his wife, Olga, looked at Org and said, "I no longer find you attractive, either lose the wheel around your midsection (tires were not invented yet) or I'm out of here
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Since then, Mr Ryan has spent around pounds 30,000 refurbishing and transporting the wheel around the country.
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In this way you move the wheel around by pulling the wheel down with the left hand to commence a left turn, and slip the right hand to the bottom of the wheel to continue pushing up to keep the wheel turning.
That means British drivers will be behind the wheel around a month before their fellow Europeans.
He was previously banned from the road for 12 months after being caught drunk behind the wheel around eight years ago.
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The courting pair might change color, sidle by each other, swim side-by-side holding tails, or grip the same strand of sea grass with their tails and wheel around it in unison.
The male dancers grip on to moveable boards they wheel around the female dancers, elaborately and cinematically framing them.
Grandon characterizes the new business combine as, "The hub of a wheel around which many individual spokes will be constructed for a common purpose.