group (someone or something) around (someone or something)

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group (someone or something) around (someone or something)

To cause or have people form a group around someone or something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "group" and "around." Hey, can you group the kids around the flowers? I'll group everyone around Grandma so we can sing "Happy Birthday" to her.
See also: around, group
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

group someone or something around someone or something

to gather people or things around people or things. The photographer grouped the wedding party around the bride for the picture. The photographer then grouped them around the cake.
See also: around, group
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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I think for us, all of us having been there as long as we have, we just wanted a focus on the culture and we want to build a culture around us that is positive and forward-thinking, and we feel like we're assembling a group around us that can do that."
"We've got a really good group around us, so I think for the future things bode well.
"We have a good group around us now and they've had a good preseason.
"We had a big group around us and we shared the lead of the group."
We have the teams in and around us to come to the Stadium of Light and I'm sure we will be in the top of the pile of the group around us."
'We're playing a team in that group around us at the bottom and when you play them it's important to get something.