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wheel someone or something around

to push or steer around someone or something on wheels. I had to wheel my great-uncle around all day when we visited the zoo. I wheeled around my uncle so he could enjoy the park. I wheeled the heavy shopping cart around the grocery store.
See also: around, wheel

wheel around

to turn around quickly; to change direction quickly. She wheeled around quickly to face him. Suddenly, Roger wheeled around and started chasing Wally.
See also: around, wheel

wheel around

v.
1. To turn around or as if around a central axis; rotate or revolve: The merry-go-round wheeled around.
2. To turn rapidly to face the opposite direction: I wheeled around to face the attacker.
3. To cause something to turn rapidly to face the opposite direction: The principal grabbed my shoulder and wheeled me around.
See also: around, wheel
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In a bid to prove that his burgers were exceptionally prime, Gus Belt would wheel around a barrel of premium steak and grind the meat into burgers right in front of the guests.
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The Dutch see the circle of cities, Amsterdam, The Hague, Rotterdam, and Utrecht as the rim of a wheel around a "green heart" of agricultural land and call it "Randstad" meaning "rim city".
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Since then, Mr Ryan has spent around pounds 30,000 refurbishing and transporting the wheel around the country.
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In this way you move the wheel around by pulling the wheel down with the left hand to commence a left turn, and slip the right hand to the bottom of the wheel to continue pushing up to keep the wheel turning.
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The courting pair might change color, sidle by each other, swim side-by-side holding tails, or grip the same strand of sea grass with their tails and wheel around it in unison.
The male dancers grip on to moveable boards they wheel around the female dancers, elaborately and cinematically framing them.
Looks great, folds away small, easy to wheel around and there's a handy thermometer in the lid.
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He was previously banned from the road for 12 months after being caught drunk behind the wheel around eight years ago.
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