skate around


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skate around someone or something

 
1. to skate to one side or the other of someone or something. Somehow I managed to skate around the child without knocking her down. I skated around the tree limb and avoided an accident.
2. to circle someone or something while skating. The children skated around their instructor until she was satisfied with their form. We skated around the post in a circle.
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skate around

to skate here and there in no particular direction. Let's go over to the pond and skate around. We will skate around for a while until we get too cold.
See also: around, skate
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Mr Dornan is currently writing a paper for the council about why more people should be encouraged to skate around Ormskirk and he hopes to teach a group of older people to skate.
You need to ook at how you are holding yourself as you skate around the ice.
Either the Mighty Ducks win Game 7 and skate around with the Stanley Cup in East Rutherford, N.
The nearest skate parks are in Hexham and Sunderland and when you skate around the streets you get complaints.
Barry Satlow, chair of the ACLU's Boulder chapter, is concerned school officials' efforts to skate around a hot topic violates this student's First Amendment rights (that's the one about free speech).
Visitors to Pittsburgh's only downtown ice-skating rink will enjoy a glistening ice surface of approximately 9,600 square feet and their first chance to skate around the sparkling 60-foot Christmas tree at the center of the rink.
We really just want to skate around and have a good time.
I must skate around five miles a week on the three days I work - Monday, Friday and Saturday - as the store is bigger than two football pitches.
WANDER through the German market, skate around the ice rink, visit the circus and nativity scene and, of course, Father Christmas.
Sometimes, I get frustrated so I'll skate around and hit the board or something.
I wish we had had more time in Philly 'cause this is an amazing city to skate around.
When it was couples time on the ice, you had to skate around and find a girl if you wanted to stay on the ice,'' he said.
Now, instead of being given missions at the beginning of each two-minute run, you can skate around to your heart's content and approach characters who will then assign goals.