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Related to come round: come around
1. To visit. Now that you're living in our neighborhood, please come around whenever you want.
2. To regain consciousness. After Lily fainted, we used smelling salts to get her to come round. The patient who'd been knocked out finally came around.
3. To take a curved or circular route. Once you come around the bend, you'll be able to see the city in the distance.
4. To avoid something. I came around the block to avoid the house with the scary dog.
5. To happen or occur, typically regularly. I've been saving for months, with the goal of buying a car by the time my next birthday comes around.
6. To change one's position or view on something. He'll never come around to our side now that you've insulted him! What caused you to come round to our way of thinking?
See also: come
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1. finally to agree or consent (to something). I thought he'd never agree, but in the end he came around. She came round only after we argued for an hour.
2. to return to consciousness; to wake up. He came around after we threw cold water in his face. The boxer was knocked out, but came round in a few seconds.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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