4. On or to the farther side of: the house around the corner. 5. So as to pass, bypass, or avoid: a way around an obstacle; got around the difficulty somehow. 6. Approximately at: woke up around seven.
Around definition, in a circle, ring, or the like; so as to surround a person, group, thing, etc.
From Middle English around, arounde, from a- (from Old English a- (“on, at”)) + Middle English round (“circle, round”), equivalent to a- + round. Cognate with Scots aroond, aroon (“around”). Displaced earlier Middle English umbe, embe (“around”) (from Old English ymbe (“around”)). See umbe.
"I haven't seen any of them around here," replied the captain. And all the while, my thinking section was going around and around.
all-around to arse around to ask around ... and we follow them around town with video ... ... how it would move around.... ... the junk that lies around the edges of our...
3 : here and there in or throughout <barnstorming around the country>. 4 : so as to have a center or basis in <a society organized around kinship ties>.
there was no one around — никого поблизости не было wait around awhile — подождите немного где-нибудь тут to hang around — околачиваться поблизости, слоняться around here...
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Тут водятся ядовитые змеи? She turned around suddenly. Она внезапно обернулась. I'll show you around the city. Я покажу тебе город.
"What Goes Around.../...Comes Around (Interlude)" is a song recorded by American singer and songwriter Justin Timberlake for his second studio album, FutureSex/LoveSounds (2006). It was written and produced by Timberlake, Timbaland, and Danja.