whirl around


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whirl someone or something around

to turn someone or something around quickly. I grabbed him by the shoulder and whirled him around to face me. I whirled around the book display and found what I wanted.
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whirl around

to turn around very quickly. I tapped him on the shoulder and he whirled around to see who it was. Todd whirled around and grabbed Max by the wrists.
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The highlights of the subject's face are so natural and warm that you're tempted to whirl around to see if someone has lifted a shade on a nearby window.