|In the area or vicinity.|
A few spectators standing about.
Waited around for the next flight.
|By a circular or circuitous route.|
He came all the way around the base.
The road goes around the pond.
|Used of movement to or among many different places or in no particular direction.|
Wandering about with no place to go.
People were rushing about.
News gets around (or about).
Traveled around in Asia.
He needs advice from someone who's been around.
She sleeps around.
|(of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct.|
Lasted approximately an hour.
In just about a minute.
He's about 30 years old.
I've had about all I can stand.
We meet about once a month.
Some forty people came.
Weighs around a hundred pounds.
Holds 3 gallons, more or less.
20 or so people were at the party.
کم و بیش
|In or to a reversed position or direction.|
Suddenly she turned around.
|پیچھے کی طرف|
|To a particular destination either specified or understood.|
She came around to see me.
I invited them around for supper.
|All around or on all sides.|
Dirty clothes lying around (or about).
Let's look about for help.
There were trees growing all around.
She looked around her.
The trunk is ten feet around.
The pond is two miles around.
|From beginning to end; throughout.|
It rains all year round on Skye.
Frigid weather the year around.