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roll around

to move about, rotating, turning over, turning, or moving on wheels. The baby rolled around on the floor, giggling and cooing. The toy truck won't roll around anymore.
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roll around

Return or recur, as in When income tax time rolls around, Peggy is too busy to play tennis. [Late 1600s]
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roll around

v.
To come to pass. Used of times, seasons, or scheduled events: When the holidays roll around, I'll go visit my family. When June rolls around, I'll go swimming in the lake.
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18 PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, the Sussex group has recently produced "a very smooth table for atoms to roll around on," Hinds says.
The ads and collateral materials featured "Suzy," a six-year old girl who is encouraged to roll around in the mud by her mom, who is confident in the cleaning abilities of her ENERGY STAR-rated washing machine.
The hope is that the stiffer competition will aid the Lancers when the playoffs roll around.
When wok is very hot, add cooking oil quickly and quickly roll around bottom one-third of wok.
When wok is very hot, add 1 1/2 tablespoons cooking oil quickly and quickly roll around bottom one-third of wok.
What was difficult was how many of the 14 shots he missed seemed to roll around the rim on their way out.
I wanted to see him in court,'' said Vojtecky, who testified Matasareanu tried to roll around repeatedly to speed the flow of blood from his wounds.
Neighborhood children watched in awe, just waiting to roll around in it.
Once there was a 6-month-old panther there, and we would roll around with it like a big cat.
Ka-thwack, bang, booomp, shhhhhrrrrr: Those are the sounds of skateboarders James Newkirk and Johnny Ferrante as they roll around Moorpark's year-old skate park, launching themselves off wooden ramps before landing back on concrete.
When you roll around in this stuff, it's hard to not look dirty.
School officials are not waiting for the new millennium to roll around before immersing students in the job skills of the future.
I have never been his patient, but I would never hesitate to be his patient,'' Perez said, adding that Glendale Memorial is planning to commemorate Stiles' 50th anniversary at the hospital, which officially will roll around Wednesday.
Preston says it's been difficult waiting for the game to roll around.