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fit around (something)

To be the right size to envelope or surround something. Come on, that's not enough wrapping paper to fit around this box—look at how small that piece is!
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

fit around something

to wrap around something. This part fits around the top and keeps the water out. Will this wrench fit around the bolt?
See also: around, fit
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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There are gardens to the front and back and a large driveway fitting around four cars.
They include ones for fitting around the top and sides of doors and windows, for fitting under external and internal doors, special types for letter boxes, keyholes and garage doors.