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wheel around

1. To push someone or something around in some wheeled carrier, such as a cart or wheelchair. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "wheel" and "around." My worst job was as a stock picker the warehouse, where I had to wheel around inventory people had ordered online. My wife had to wheel me around in a wheelchair for nearly a year while my arms and legs healed after the accident.
2. To push some kind of wheeled carrier or vehicle to, through, or around a location. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "wheel" and "around." My mom always makes me wheel around the shopping cart while she picks out what we need. The police said we couldn't ride our bikes in the area, so we just had to wheel them around on foot.
3. To rotate or spin very quickly in a circle. The disc at the end of the motor keeps wheeling around, even after I let go of the power button. As the ride continued to wheel around, I could feel myself becoming more and more nauseated.
4. To turn or spin very rapidly in or toward the opposite direction. She wheeled around with an angry look on her face when I said her name. I went to pet the dog when it wheeled around and bit me!
5. To cause someone or something turn or spin very rapidly in or toward the opposite direction. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "wheel" and "around." I wheeled him around so he could see what was being done to his car. Tom wheeled around the shopping cart when he realized he'd forgotten to pick up milk.
See also: around, wheel

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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Neither plant nor bird, excepting a few condors wheeling around the higher pinnacles, distracted my attention from the inanimate mass.
In 10 years, there will not be patients wheeling around oxygen tanks and Inogen remains the best way to play this "thematic shift," McKim tells investors in a research note.
Hermona Bilas left her home in Wheeling around 9 a.m.
I now spend most of my time in a wheelchair, so although the marathon is 'walking' I will be wheeling around it and training around the streets of Loughborough."
"It could have been them wheeling around on the loose-head.
"I stack the shelves and often I'm wheeling around heavy sacks of compost."
The car-sized robot will spend at least two years wheeling around the rocky basin, collecting information about Martian history and looking for signs of habitable environments.
For some out-of-shape women who use wheelchairs, that might have meant wheeling around on a basketball court or maybe chasing tennis balls.
"The Wheelathon is an opportunity for the family to have fun while wheeling around the Formula One track and at the same time it's all for a good cause," said Mr Axtell.
Maybe you will remember seeing thousands of starlings in Birmingham, wheeling around in the sky before roosting on the city's rooftops.
Overhead swifts are wheeling around and making that screeching noise.
For the foreseeable future, the rubber-tired Fuchs MHL 360 machine will be wheeling around the Gold Metal Recyclers yard helping to keep scrap metal moving into the yard, into the company's shearing and baling equipment and then out to its consumer destinations.
One said: "I saw a paraglider wheeling around and around.
Ideal for wheeling around the patio, this features two handy wooden shelves at each side of the grill as well as a base shelf - perfect for plates, utensils and condiments.