be around

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be around

1. To be present at or come to a certain place, usually specified by a particular time. Sorry I can't make it out to see you today! Will you be around tomorrow? Thanks for taking care of my pets while I'm away! I'll be around to collect them on Monday.
2. To exist, be relevant, or have significance, usually specified by a particular period of time. Yes, I'm still around after all these years. Printed books are just something humanity won't forget; they'll be around forever.
3. To socialize with or have close physical proximity to somebody. I just feel safer when you're around. John is so pleasant to be around.
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Now I need to make sure I transfer that into my racing and the way I am around the stadium on a racenight because 2018 is going to be a big year for me.
But I know I should stop myself from being ''absent present'' when I am around my children.
They do not comment when I am around and are just happy that I join them for gatherings.
So, when I am around, she tries to hold on to me and I try to hold on to her, but it's more of friendship.
Ralph and Vicki Cianciarullo are awesome people who have me laughing every time I am around them.
I am in peace and happiness when I know I am around people who have seen me grow and have unconditionally loved and accepted me for who I am.
I was always here - And I am around, but yes I will do one film in a year.
If I am around, I always go out and say hello and I apologise if the bin weighs the same as an overweight holiday suitcase.
I would also like to get a medal in the senior British Championship as I am around eighth at the moment.
So while you won't see my face on this page from next month, rest assured I am around.
I think when I am around the box I always fancy myself to get on the end of something so I was happy to get the goal.