Trees around the field.
Frigid weather the year around.
Woke up around seven.
We got around the boss by finding a substitute.
Somewhere around the building.
It happened around 1965
A speech written around a favorite concept.
He's up and around now.
When dinosaurs were around.
The road took a brief detour around the large rock formation, then went straight on.
The pages from the notebook were scattered around the room. Those teenagers like to hang around the mall.
There are rumors going around that the company is bankrupt.
She went around the office and got everyone to sign the card.
Look around and see what you find.
We moved the furniture around in the living room.
The team wasn't doing well, but the new coach really turned things around.
He used to stay up late but his new girlfriend changed that around.
The patient was unconscious but the doctor brought him around quickly. (see bring around, come around)
I didn't think he would ever like the new design, but eventually we brought him around. (see bring around, come around)
Stop kidding around. I'm serious.
I asked around, and no-one really liked it.
Shopping around can get you a better deal.
When are you going to stop whoring around, find a nice girl, and give us grandchildren?
A tie is an example of something that goes around one's neck.
Spun around twice.
A pond two miles around.
Passed the collection plate around; seasons that rolled around each year.
Wheeled around to face the attacker.
Waited around for the next flight.
A sash around the waist.
The house around the corner.
A way around an obstacle; got around the difficulty somehow.
An economy focused around farming and light industry.
Our old dog is no longer around.
Asked if the store manager was around.
- In a circle; along a circular course or circumference.
- In or through a course or circuit, as from one place to another.
- On all sides; in every direction.
- In circumference.
- In or to the opposite direction, belief, etc.
- In various places; here and there.
- In succession or sequence.His turn came around.
- In every part; throughout.The year around.
Come around to see us.
Around five pounds.
Weighed around 30 pounds; around $1.3 billion in debt.
- Had many and varied experiences; been experienced in the ways of the world:.A young executive who has been around.
- To have had wide experience; be sophisticated.
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of around
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition