around (someone or something)

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around (someone or something)

1. Encircling someone or something. You guys don't all need to stand around me—back up!
2. Close to a particular person, place, or thing. I haven't lived around here for very long, so I don't know where any of the good restaurants are.
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*around someone or something

 
1. enclosing someone or something. (*Typically: be ~; go ~; circle ~.) The white picket fence is around the house and the yard. Jimmy was crying loudly. A ring of children circled around him, singing "Happy Birthday."
2. near someone or something in this vicinity. (*Typically: be ~; hang ~; live ~.) How long have you been around here? I don't like people like that hanging around me.

around

/round the clock
Throughout the entire 24 hours of the day; continuously.
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By providing a truly authentic collaborative experience around something as deeply personal as fashion, we can solve countless inefficiencies for brands, influencers, and shoppers," said Sabina Noel, Co-founder and CMO.
So for the older generation it may be a sandwich, for others a TV dinner (often based around a ready meal) or a no-fuss family meal (a dinner based around something easy to make that people can enjoy together)."
Expect a green light around something you're waiting back about, possibly you're keen to resurrect.
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"The next time the negotiations come around something will get done.
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Doesn't it seem easier to unite around something negative than positive?
Sign up and enjoy running around something you've never had the chance to do before.
But a sea of innuendo, speculation and abusive diatribe has been built around something that never happened.
Even when my lyrics take a more metaphorical turn, it's still usually based around something happening within Flint.
As Quadri got back, he couldn't help noticing that one of the man's hands were closed around something. The buyer asked Quadri to count the money he had received for the vehicle.
It is disgusting that people are perpetuating such irresponsible rumours, insinuations and theories, creating an atmosphere of fear around something that should be mundane.