center around (someone or something)

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center around (someone or something)

To focus on someone or something. But it's Beth's surprise party, not yours, so all the decorations and games should center around her and her alone. This novel centers around the protagonist's journey to self-discovery.
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center around someone or something

to make someone or something the central point in something; to be based on someone or something. Your salary increases center around your ability to succeed at your job. The success of the picnic centers around the weather next week.
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center around

1. To be primarily concerned with something: The plot of this story centers around the life of a cowboy.
2. To make or do something that is primarily concerned with something else: We centered our discussion around the problem of homelessness.
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It centers around one question: Is this creature or plant in danger of extinction?
comfort women") for their soldiers, and centers around one Ja-hee and her sister who are taken from their family for such a purpose.
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For many students, the suspense of a summer intensive audition centers around one question: Did I get in?
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Our strongest advice nearly always centers around one recommendation--communication with clients.
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Her poems begin with a celebration of her multi-cultural relationship to her Asian husband, then centers around one woman's infertility and eventual transition into motherhood.
The science of interior design centers around one simple fact: The body must have space to walk, bend, reach, sit, pass and communicate.
Each chapter, covering months of travel, centers around one main theme or a few events, but Fredston does not neglect to pinpoint small details unrelated to their travels that bring in some political and environmental context.
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The broadband chat centers around one prediction -- by 2005, 18 percent of European households will have broadband Internet access.
Her work is cerebral, and it centers around one player - her husband, Todd Zeile.
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The Buffalo chapter centers around one successful band, the Dyna-Tones, and how they have evolved and remained popular over the past twenty years.
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