around vs round

around round

Definitions

  • 1) informal Alive; existing.
  • 2) informal Alive; existing.
  • 3) Being in existence.
  • 4) Being in evidence; present.
  • 5) etc. Partially or completely rotated, including to face in the opposite direction.
  • 6) etc. Partially or completely rotated, including to face in the opposite direction.
  • 7) From place to place, or from one place to another
  • 8) Generally.
  • 9) In succession or rotation.
  • 10) To a specific place.
  • 11) To or among various places; here and there.
  • 12) From the beginning to the end.
  • 13) On all sides.
  • 14) Approximately; about.
  • 15) In circumference or perimeter.
  • 16) In close to all sides from all directions.
  • 17) In a circle or with a circular motion.
  • 18) In or toward the opposite direction or position.
  • 19) In or near one's current location.
  • 20) In a circuit; here and there within the surrounding space; all about.
  • 21) Colloq. U. S. Near; in the neighborhood.
  • 22) In a circle; circularly; on every side; round.
  • 23) Colloq. U. S. Near; in the neighborhood.
  • 24) in a circle or circular motion
  • 25) used of movement to or among many different places or in no particular direction
  • 26) to a particular destination either specified or understood
  • 27) all around or on all sides
  • 28) (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct
  • 29) in circumference
  • 30) From place to place; here and there; about: as, to travel around from city to city. [U. S.]
  • 31) About; on all sides; encircling; encompassing.
  • 32) In a circle or sphere; round about; on every side: as, a dense mist lay around.
  • 33) About; near: as, he waited around till the fight was over. [U. S.]
  • 34) From place to place; at random: as, to roam around the country. [U. S.]
  • 35) Defining a circle or closed curve containing a thing.
  • 36) Following the perimeter of a specified area and returning to the starting point.
  • 37) time Near; in the vicinity of.
  • 38) time Near; in the vicinity of.
  • 39) At various places in.
  • 40) Following a path which curves near an object, with the object on the inside of the curve
  • 41) In such a position as to encircle or surround.
  • 42) So as to pass, bypass, or avoid.
  • 43) Approximately at.
  • 44) Here and there within; throughout.
  • 45) In the immediate vicinity of; near.
  • 46) In such a way as to have a basis or center in.
  • 47) On or to the farther side of.
  • 48) On all sides of.
  • 49) Colloq. U. S. From one part to another of; at random through; about; on another side of
  • 50) Colloq. U. S. From one part to another of; at random through; about; on another side of
  • 51) On all sides of; encircling; encompassing; so as to make the circuit of; about.
  • 52) (been around) Had many and varied experiences; been experienced in the ways of the world.
  • 53) (been around) Had many and varied experiences; been experienced in the ways of the world.

Definitions

  • 1) Movement around a circle or about an axis.
  • 2) A single shot or volley.
  • 3) A rung or crossbar, as one on a ladder or chair.
  • 4) A course of customary or prescribed actions, duties, or places.
  • 5) A specified number of arrows shot from a specified distance to a target in archery.
  • 6) A complete course, succession, or series.
  • 7) A single outburst, as of applause or cheering.
  • 8) A circle formed of various things.
  • 9) Music A composition for two or more voices in which each voice enters at a different time with the same melody.
  • 10) A cut of beef from the part of the thigh between the rump and the shank.
  • 11) One drink for each person in a gathering or group.
  • 12) Something, such as a circle, disk, globe, or ring, that is round.
  • 13) A complete range or extent.
  • 14) Sports & Games A unit of play that occupies a specified time, constitutes a certain number of plays, or allows each player a turn, especially the 18-hole sequence played in golf or one of the periods in a boxing match.
  • 15) Ammunition for a single shot or volley.
  • 16) An assembly of people; a group.
  • 17) A round dance.
  • 18) Rather rounded in shape.
  • 19) Large; considerable.
  • 20) Being such that every part of the surface or the circumference is equidistant from the center.
  • 21) Whole or complete; full.
  • 22) Outspoken; blunt.
  • 23) Shaped like a cylinder; cylindrical.
  • 24) Full in physique; plump.
  • 25) Done with full force; unrestrained.
  • 26) Linguistics Formed or articulated with the lips in a rounded shape.
  • 27) Full in tone; sonorous.
  • 28) Brought to satisfactory conclusion or completion; finished.
  • 29) Not exact, especially when expressed as a multiple of 10; approximate.
  • 30) Moving in or forming a circle.
  • 31) Mathematics Having been rounded.
  • 32) To make a complete circuit of; go or pass around.
  • 33) To make round or curved.
  • 34) Archaic To encompass; surround.
  • 35) To become round or curved.
  • 36) Linguistics To pronounce with rounded lips; labialize.
  • 37) Mathematics To approximate (a real number) by a nearby rational number with a specified level of precision. When rounded to the nearest hundred, 286 becomes 300. When rounded to the nearest tenth, 1.63 becomes 1.6.
  • 38) To fill out; make plump.
  • 39) To make a turn about or to the other side of.
  • 40) To take a circular course; complete or partially complete a circuit.
  • 41) To bring to completion or perfection; finish. Often used with out or off:
  • 42) To whisper.

Examples

  • 1) There were about five sharks around us and they were so majestic.
  • 2) We move on foot to some higher ground and look around.
  • 3) They think it is one global world they should be able to move freely around.
  • 4) We also wander around the old town.
  • 5) There was a negative vibe around the place then.
  • 6) We will be reviewing our policy around free time while on international duty.
  • 7) The bunting also needs hedges around fields.
  • 8) It was a most interesting group of passengers who milled about inside and around the tiny terminal.
  • 9) You can also learn by looking at those around you.
  • 10) You need a lot of support from people around you.
  • 11) They swagger around the place and stick together like glue.
  • 12) This was probably around the time it became the village parsonage.
  • 13) Fixed minds also help people around you know where you stand and that can be helpful.
  • 14) But the combination of errors has left those around him concerned about what may be coming next.
  • 15) Luck takes you to look around an unusual house.
  • 16) Her father was a civil servant and the family moved around the country.
  • 17) His training performances have been first class and he has been first class around the place.
  • 18) She would be miserable if she just had to follow around all the time.
  • 19) Demand from industry is also down by around three per cent.
  • 20) Its main oddity is its ability to twist its head around and look like a snake.
  • 21) There are fewer people around and no trucks driving up into the mine.
  • 22) She tells me a story about walking around a toy store with her father when she was eight years old.
  • 23) The weather improved yesterday, making it easier for rescue workers to move around.
  • 24) Moon-girl spins around& around  drunk on her outrageous momentum  as if she could make the world rotate
  • 25) Which is stupid, considering the drivers around here A: Don't normally stop for people and in fact have been caught trying to sneak ~around~ them and B: I've been nicked several times and almost hit three times different instances last summer attempting to obey the biking laws, none of those for mistakes on my part as I've been scared shitless at the lack of aware driving that's crept over my town.
  • 26) Which is, of course, the "classic" approach - well, at least around here - for free content: making money *around* the free stuff.
  • 27) But he missed the lesson about \'what goes around comes around\ '.
  • 28) I wish I had not ever messed around with her because now every time we work together Danie thinks we are messing around… but were not… we just have fun being friends.
  • 29) You know, there are just certain things that can only be talked about with the girls. ** big smile** Mi querido showed up around 11: 30, and there were more daiquiris to go around…
  • 30) She's so fat when she lies around the house, she lies *around* the house.
  • 31) And now spoons are descending from above, men are churning around and around .
  • 32) As he heard the clatter of hoofs behind him he looked around and saw a dozen red-skins coming in pursuit, and felt confident that he must have dashed by an ambush they were preparing for him, by suddenly changing his course and riding _around_ instead of _through_ a canyon.
  • 33) (link) *dances you around and around and around*(Reply to this) (Parent)
  • 34) ‘Victoria Mill chimney in Skipton is a landmark easily visible for miles around.’
  • 35) ‘It would affect residents the whole length of its route and would be visible for miles around.’
  • 36) ‘First, Debenhams have the last say in which shops are situated around them.’
  • 37) ‘It could be seen for miles around and adds a new phrase to the English language.’
  • 38) ‘Fireworks are not private nor personal as they disturb and frighten people and animals for miles around.’
  • 39) ‘The bridge will have in-built lighting which should enable the bridge to be seen from miles around.’
  • 40) ‘You are likely to be the only one for miles around with such a unique Christmas decoration.’
  • 41) ‘The night sky was lit up for miles around by the flame from the new ‘big one’ at the iron works.’
  • 42) ‘Odd that the local pub doesn't get a mention, given that it's the only place you can buy food for miles around.’
  • 43) ‘Smoke from the fire could be seen billowing into the sky for miles around.’
  • 44) ‘There follows page after page of pencil sketches showing how they think it will look from miles around.’
  • 45) ‘Every motorbike for miles around is heading for the lake at the town centre.’
  • 46) ‘For a single week of the summer, there will hardly be a coach or limousine available for miles around.’
  • 47) ‘Some of the bigger bangs and flashes of light could be seen and heard for miles around.’
  • 48) ‘People came from miles around to go to the Market Hall because of the atmosphere and the stalls.’
  • 49) ‘The glowing orangish-red tip seems to be the only source of light for miles around.’
  • 50) ‘Even so, what marks the dive is the feeling that every fish for miles around has come here to enjoy the current.’
  • 51) ‘This place really is in the middle of nowhere; there is no sign of life for miles around.’
  • 52) ‘Everywhere around me, the editorial staff were putting the magazine to bed.’
  • 53) ‘Juliet yelled as she ran up to her friend who was still beating up the boy with the crowd around.’
  • 54) ‘They where commenting on how much more the area around had become very shabby.’
  • 55) ‘I turned around in the opposite direction and started down the hall to my Band class.’
  • 56) ‘The manager reaches across the desk, picks up the sheet and swivels around in his chair to face him.’
  • 57) ‘Lacey swivelled around on her computer chair and grabbed a pillow from the bed beside her.’
  • 58) ‘Inside the pub he felt someone grab him from behind and swivelled around quickly.’
  • 59) ‘She laughed to herself as she stepped directly behind Liam and twisted his chair around.’
  • 60) ‘Then, I spoke up in reply to his comment, and he swivelled around and gave me a hell of a strange look.’
  • 61) ‘Swivelling it around, Graeme let Jon look at the screen as the lines began to cycle out.’
  • 62) ‘When he talks, he swings around on his chair so he is effectively facing me.’
  • 63) ‘He didn't turn his chair around and instead stayed facing the front of the room.’
  • 64) ‘I turned around to meet with the gaze of the gunmen that were firing at me a minute ago.’
  • 65) ‘She did so, turning around to meet his gaze evenly even though Cameron was a head taller.’
  • 66) ‘Gently he turned him around to meet his eyes and all movement from the other boy ceased immediately.’
  • 67) ‘Stating that any observation that works in one direction is also true when turned around.’
  • 68) ‘I walked a few steps further and then turned around and peered directly into the store.’
  • 69) ‘Once he had finished he turned around and started to head in my direction but stopped in his tracks.’
  • 70) ‘She was sitting on the chair at her desk which she had turned around to face the TV to the left of her bed.’
  • 71) ‘She turned around and pointed in the direction of what looked like a little office.’
  • 72) ‘The behemoth of Lothian Road is visibly swinging around to meet the strictures of the stock market.’
  • 73) ‘When they got to the door, he turned them around, and the crowd surged another cheer towards them.’
  • 74) ‘I didn't mean to say it loudly, but everyone snickered and turned around to look at me.’
  • 75) ‘The court heard that the ambulance was spun around by the force of the collision, of which Kelly had no memory.’
  • 76) ‘Just after I'd been given the cold shoulder by his support, I turned around and there he was.’
  • 77) ‘Today's Question: Which Celebrity would you most like to drive around for an hour with?’
  • 78) ‘So hanging out was good, we talked about something else and drove around and had all in all a nice time.’
  • 79) ‘I have now been driving this Kia around for about five days and have discovered that it goes like the clappers.’
  • 80) ‘Once upon a time you could drive around with a radar detector so you knew where the radar traps were.’
  • 81) ‘They will be driving around and spraying with Malathion in an effort to kill the enemy out.’
  • 82) ‘Now you can zap all of your huge CD collection on to one small portable hard drive and carry it around with you.’
  • 83) ‘If driving around looking for gifts is more pain than pleasure, why not let the Net do the shopping for you?’
  • 84) ‘Lucas was adamant about having a nice, reliable car for us to drive the baby around in.’
  • 85) ‘Do they park up and pay up, or do they drive around looking for a free space in another street?’
  • 86) ‘Top agents will collect you on arrival at the airport and drive you around to view selected properties.’
  • 87) ‘Today, he drives around in a vivid red Ferrari with a personalised numberplate.’
  • 88) ‘He had been driving around and around after school ended, looking for something to do.’
  • 89) ‘In fact, word went around among the five- and six-year-olds that she was a witch.’
  • 90) ‘He had been driving around slowly, shouting abuse and making obscene gestures at police officers.’
  • 91) ‘We drove around and eventually found a reasonable hotel on the outskirts of the town.’
  • 92) ‘Bored, he spends all day driving around in his hire car - a white Fiat Uno, as it happens.’
  • 93) ‘A couple of seasons later he owned a black Honda City, the car that he drives around in.’
  • 94) ‘After I got off the phone with him, I went out to my car and drove around for awhile.’
  • 95) ‘There was a rumor going around at the meet 'n' greet and then among people going in to the concert that you were there.’
  • 96) ‘I think that he is moving around meeting as many of these groups as possible.’
  • 97) ‘Being able to wander around aimlessly is the best way to see things that you'd normally never see, new bands.’
  • 98) ‘I wandered aimlessly around thinking about the play and failing to find a wireless hotspot.’
  • 99) ‘Sailors in bleached white uniforms wander around trying to convince themselves they are having fun.’
  • 100) ‘LA isn't really the kind of place that you just go wandering around in on foot.’
  • 101) ‘It was either that or wander around outside so it was safer to be inside.’
  • 102) ‘I wandered around until daylight and caught some sleep in the sunshine whenever I could.’
  • 103) ‘I'm wandering around in a restless state, reading a page from one book and moving on to another.’
  • 104) ‘Still, we hooked up with my sister and spent a very enjoyable day wandering around, so that was nice.’
  • 105) ‘I feel slightly lost, not depressed or anything just wandering around with little to do.’
  • 106) ‘I was wandering around in a daze, in a white frock, and people were saying nice things.’
  • 107) ‘After that, headed off to the Marais, where she left me to wander around on my own.’
  • 108) ‘After watching the end of the parade, and a fancy dress contest we wandered around.’
  • 109) ‘Why should we have yet more people, wandering around stoned, causing mayhem on our streets?’
  • 110) ‘He'd driven the van around aimlessly until it had run out of fuel and spluttered and died.’
  • 111) ‘When it becomes crowded they carefully root around in loose jacket pockets or open handbags.’
  • 112) ‘Everyone was standing around applauding because they thought it was such a work of genius.’
  • 113) ‘And if it does, you can't expect everyone to stand around and accept you as you are.’
  • 114) ‘It just seemed like everyone was just sitting around waiting for the world to end.’
  • 115) ‘One time we were at a party and everyone was sitting around talking about sex and relationships.’
  • 116) ‘After the first rehearsal, we sat around planning our careers in the music business.’
  • 117) ‘There are old people's flats around and they feel threatened with the rowdy behavior of these kids.’
  • 118) ‘They know they are not going to be around when Livingstone takes over the tube.’
  • 119) ‘It's been tough for Dav, tough for the board and tough for everyone around.’
  • 120) ‘Answer: if you learn a word from a newspaper, it won't be around in another six months time.’
  • 121) ‘He seems to still have a few friends around, if the motley crew taking up both sides of the stage are anything to go by.’
  • 122) ‘There are lots of Weblogs already around but only the tip of the iceberg is visible.’
  • 123) ‘The only regret she mentions is that her father is not around to receive a signed copy.’
  • 124) ‘I agree with you that while there are a plethora of organisations around, unity would be better.’
  • 125) ‘We make sure there are enough competitions around and fights organised at the club level to keep them busy too.’
  • 126) ‘It stuck around even through Margaret Thatcher's reign because nobody dared tinker with it.’
  • 127) ‘Love means sticking around through the tough times and not baling out because of a little trouble.’
  • 128) ‘What they have been keeping to themselves is one of the most user-friendly cycle routes around.’
  • 129) ‘And there were more ballet companies around at that time than is often remembered.’
  • 130) ‘By this time I was getting a bit anxious about all the crowds of people around, as I am not used to that these days.’
  • 131) ‘This did not mean, however, that his ideas were accepted by everyone around.’
  • 132) ‘We need Community Support Officers around when people are feeling vulnerable at night.’
  • 133) ‘The open but complex moorland of Ilkley is thought to be one of the most challenging orienteering areas around.’
  • 134) ‘Since the two incidents, Petra has been kept on a lead and had a muzzle on when people are around, the court heard.’
  • 135) ‘You can be in your hotel room within around five hours of leaving Bolton, if you fly.’
  • 136) ‘The journey is around 200 miles, and they will arrive in a couple of days in his hired carriage.’
  • 137) ‘It was a long drive to our next stop - around 160 miles to the east on the coast at Torrent.’
  • 138) ‘It quickly became a volatile situation with a mob of around 50 people surrounding them.’
  • 139) ‘They are due to perform to a sell-out crowd of around 130 proud parents and friends.’
  • 140) ‘It is believed that the victim was in a small silver car when he was surrounded by a group of around five or six youths.’
  • 141) ‘Vinny and Neil managed to meet in Iraq around three weeks ago while both were stationed in Basra.’
  • 142) ‘The Bolton group meets every Friday and a typical meeting attracts around 20 people.’
  • 143) ‘Nita joins a group of around six other women who all meet at Mudge Seager's house in Birch Street to knit.’
  • 144) ‘Despite all the snow we were able to drive at speeds of around fifty mph without any problem.’
  • 145) ‘However, current research shows that bits of hair are only present in around half the sinuses in this area of skin.’
  • 146) ‘By the end of last week we had got through to around 100 people on the phone.’
  • 147) ‘The case covers dates from around 1988 up to the summer of last year and involves six alleged victims.’
  • 148) ‘It is anticipated that the whole scheme will take around five years to complete.’
  • 149) ‘The main focal points in the park are the Iron Age hill fort, which covers around 12 acres.’
  • 150) ‘And on Sunday I will devote around seven hours to the mountain of marking and paperwork.’
  • 151) ‘After Aitken had left the field injured around the hour mark, more chances came Airdrie's way.’
  • 152) ‘Meet up at 7 pm for a ride which will last for around one hour, organised by the club's coaches.’
  • 153) ‘The air around the hill of Knocknashee is responding to the sound of music these days and nights.’
  • 154) ‘We also have just had speed humps installed around Beulah Hill crossroads.’
  • 155) ‘The town nestles in a bay which looks over to the hills around Loch Striven, adding a misty splendour to the scene.’
  • 156) ‘Straight for the hills, the green hills around Glasgow, apparently glad to get out of there alive.’
  • 157) ‘Crucially, there was no bleeding around the needle marks of the chest drain, some six inches away.’
  • 158) ‘Ugly looking shacks not trees or flowers now wrapped many hills in and around Seoul.’
  • 159) ‘There are huge TV screens dotted around showing the Jubilee with crowds around them.’
  • 160) ‘She was lost in the swelling crowd around her, shattered into a million pieces and so cold.’
  • 161) ‘She felt them crowd around her in a circle, felt the pressure and the heat of unclothed flesh.’
  • 162) ‘Then proceed to talk to everyone around you as if there were nothing else to do there.’
  • 163) ‘Why do two people who share such a deep bond treat each other and everyone around them so badly?’
  • 164) ‘Peter agreed he was a real handful who made life a misery for those living around him.’
  • 165) ‘Kamihl the Afghan refugee is as much my neighbour as those living around me.’
  • 166) ‘What has happened to the player whose very presence intimidated those around him?’
  • 167) ‘She is watched through eyes of steel, unable to understand the presences around her.’
  • 168) ‘In the center of its pool was an elevated statue of a cupid, and around it was a circular green hedge.’
  • 169) ‘Everything around him began to spin and all he could think of was the girl in his arms.’
  • 170) ‘Daly is laughing as he speaks, but those around him take his words extremely seriously.’
  • 171) ‘It exists not just in computer, but in the information streaming through the air around us.’
  • 172) ‘They were the very last thing he saw before the world seemed to darken around him and spin.’
  • 173) ‘There was a long oak table that ran the length of the room, and several chairs around it.’
  • 174) ‘Together they made their way through the sea of people as they crowded around Him.’
  • 175) ‘A movie like this tends to attract an awful lot of abstract nonsense going on around it.’
  • 176) ‘I would say try and understand the culture around a crime and you are going to better at investigating it.’
  • 177) ‘At the height of Britpop, there was something of a consensus culture around rock.’
  • 178) ‘The EU is actually a set of complex networks, organized around specific policy domains.’
  • 179) ‘They even take it as their name, and they organize their lives around this principle.’
  • 180) ‘The line then is only drawn by the culture around transvestites but I might be missing something?’
  • 181) ‘An attempt is made here to organize the decisions around six aspects of necessity.’
  • 182) ‘Today the EU seeks to organise Europeans around a consciousness of vulnerability.’
  • 183) ‘It's the first time the middle east has organized or played host around these issues.’
  • 184) ‘The reason we say we need that critical mass is the issue around assimilation.’
  • 185) ‘Recently she has concentrated her efforts around fundraising for various organisations.’
  • 186) ‘The forum should be helping people to organise around their chosen themes.’
  • 187) ‘The stronger PCS branches have to help the weaker branches to organise around the dispute.’
  • 188) ‘Organising your intranet around a portal, for instance, doesn't make it any better.’
  • 189) ‘However, the organisation around a landing in Norway had been fraught with problems.’
  • 190) ‘He saw the united front as a way of organising around a specific set of demands.’
  • 191) ‘Olympic organisers wrote the track and field timetable around her bid to win five gold medals.’
  • 192) ‘The king then sought to organize a new royalist coalition around a programme of religious liberty for all.’
  • 193) ‘I was meaning to write a few key words as pointers for me to talk around, but ended up writing in complete sentences.’
  • 194) ‘Many, such as this site, aim to provide a community and generate debate around a common subject of interest.’
  • 195) ‘This is therefore an excellent cause to rally around and to test our political power.’
  • 196) ‘The school places a lot of emphasis on music and the choir is in great demand to perform for community groups around the town.’
  • 197) ‘I drove around most of the Midlands and east of England in this car and it acquitted itself admirably.’
  • 198) ‘His image is everywhere around this city and he's even had a fast ferry named after him.’
  • 199) ‘We spent Wednesday free skiing around the hills, though the snow was patchy.’
  • 200) ‘I run a website that organizes monthly meetings around the world for your fans.’
  • 201) ‘Is the fact that American culture is spreading around the earth really a problem?’
  • 202) ‘For a dead guy, he sure knows how to get his name around town, not to mention the world.’
  • 203) ‘A scheduled tour around the county was organised prior to the elderly guest's visit.’
  • 204) ‘They were not the only group there as there were organisations from around the country as well.’
  • 205) ‘The band is still going ahead with organising autumn gigs around West Yorkshire in order to sell the album.’
  • 206) ‘Organic farms around the UK will open their gates to the public, with events for all the family.’
  • 207) ‘She persuaded some to speak at some of the meetings she organised around the country.’
  • 208) ‘Individual experts and individual medical bodies around the world criticised it.’
  • 209) ‘Those that do well around the world find they have to adapt to local culture in order to succeed.’
  • 210) ‘Groups around Britain are organising delegations to send to the conference.’
  • 211) ‘In fact the chief executives of most large media organizations around the world are not moguls but barons.’
  • 212) ‘Critics around the world would be amazed at the sheer power the young girl had possessed.’
  • 213) ‘It will be judged by six critics from around the world with the public providing one vote.’
  • 214) ‘I think it would be churlish to criticise the efforts that have been made around the globe to help.’
  • 215) ‘Samaritan's Purse is a Christian organisation providing aid to people around the world.’
  • 216) ‘Following the route around the museum will certainly keep you fit if nothing else.’
  • 217) ‘The circular walk around Lake Burwains is one of the best places in Lancashire to watch birds in winter.’
  • 218) ‘The walk follows a two-mile route around the village of Staveley on New Year's Day.’
  • 219) ‘This is despite the fact that Devizes is the only town in the county to have no relief routes around its town centre.’
  • 220) ‘The new access route will take people around the back of the waiting room and towards the crossing gates.’
  • 221) ‘The bus will also serve Kirkwall, doing a route around the town between each trip to Stromness.’
  • 222) ‘It will start at York's Millennium Bridge and take in a scenic route around the walkways.’
  • 223) ‘We followed the noise and found ourselves walking a boardwalk around the steep cliff.’
  • 224) ‘Still, dashing around the circular keypad is tough and does not make for lengthy e-mails.’
  • 225) ‘She made her way around the circular temple and to the back of the stone building.’
  • 226) ‘Dive guides tend to take you on a rather circuitous route around the coral formations.’
  • 227) ‘You will be spilt into groups of five and you will each be given a route around the palace.’
  • 228) ‘Instead she walked around at ground level following me as I walked nervously around the top level.’
  • 229) ‘Once, Tracy and I were walking around Avebury and the darkness of winter closed in upon us.’
  • 230) ‘I was able to drive all the way around it and came out of it in sixth place.’
  • 231) ‘Relief cash was also raised through a sponsored walk around Bury town centre on Wednesday.’
  • 232) ‘Their ship was on the west side of the island, and they were now rowing around it.’
  • 233) ‘I have to edge along a small path around a hill where pear trees sway, heavy fruit.’
  • 234) ‘The dog ran up around the edge of the lake, then up the hill to where I was to get a big cuddle.’
  • 235) ‘The track there could only be provided around the existing stock car track.’
  • 236) ‘With that, he placed the necklace around his neck and embraced her for one last time.’
  • 237) ‘In a quick movement, I flung my arm around his neck and placed the gun to his side.’
  • 238) ‘If it wasn't for a circle of gold around his neck, he would have appeared desolate.’
  • 239) ‘They would bind it on their arms or put it in small bag and wear it around the neck.’
  • 240) ‘He currently has a Latvian scarf around his neck to keep his throat warm.’
  • 241) ‘Strong westerly winds circle the globe in middle latitudes around this vortex.’
  • 242) ‘An indigenous tradition is to tie an amulet of a fish bone from the Nile around the child's neck or arm.’
  • 243) ‘This evening I was hopping around the bedroom after coming out of the shower, towel tied around my waist.’
  • 244) ‘Unfortunately we were few, and the police horses were able to ride around us and surround us.’
  • 245) ‘He was joined by two other men who all crowded around her and started wiping the liquid off her.’
  • 246) ‘Then they dive at one another, egged on by a small crowd that has gathered around them.’
  • 247) ‘Dad always has a crowd around him because of his intelligence and sense of humor.’
  • 248) ‘The very first bed on the left hand side had a green curtain pulled around it.’
  • 249) ‘I found her several feet away from the fight area on the ground, a crowd huddled around her.’
  • 250) ‘Fold this extra pastry back over to make a rim around the edge, then place it rim side down on top of the figs.’
  • 251) ‘Brush around the edges with butter and fold in the sides then roll up into fingers.’
  • 252) ‘I guess it was an exaggeration of the collective myths all families spin around themselves.’
  • 253) ‘I have to face these facts, so that I won't cling on to the deceit he spun around me.’
  • 254) ‘His arm was wrapped around me and every once in a while his lips would brush my cheek.’

Examples

  • 1) It looked like they had rounded up people off the street to do the stewarding.
  • 2) Some herds are housed all year round.
  • 3) The glass moves slowly round and round.
  • 4) The house and grounds are open all year round.
  • 5) One round it will take me to knock him out.
  • 6) Shape into a round and place on a greased baking tray.
  • 7) Now go round to her house and jump up and down on her for a bit.
  • 8) With our son's birth we have committed ourselves to another round here on earth.
  • 9) The pair had decided to explore the north of Tenerife and were rounding a bend when they collided with the car.
  • 10) People coming round for dinner typically end up finishing off preparing the meal.
  • 11) There are always shoes lying all round the house.
  • 12) We are open all year round and there is always something going on.
  • 13) The sofa had been wheeled round with its back to the light.
  • 14) This time round there is one particular delight in the list.
  • 15) Shape into four rounds and dust with flour.
  • 16) The twist is that the handle bends round underneath to form a coaster to collect any drips.
  • 17) Yet it is what makes the world go round.
  • 18) This is what those little rabbits saw round that corner!
  • 19) They had moved round the hill for better land and better access.
  • 20) The dollar has had a huge turn round recently.
  • 21) Those two famous closing rounds were wholly different in kind.
  • 22) An appeal for paint was signalled round the task group.
  • 23) The team are third in the championship with only two rounds to go.
  • 24) They circled round and landed again with the new arrival.
  • 25) The full round takes about five minutes.
  • 26) Others wearing bikinis collect litter and hold up cards giving the number of each round.
  • 27) Taxi drivers take people round on tours now.
  • 28) It won an instant round of applause and played well in the media.
  • 29) What about a walk round the block?
  • 30) Why is the Earth moving round the sun?
  • 31) The town sprang up round a series of chapels built by monks in the 12th century.
  • 32) I am in a village two miles from the sea, checking out its unusual round church tower.
  • 33) On the other hand, expressions are materially absurd if the impossibility of there being any corresponding object is based in the particular material concepts employed, e.g., ˜a round square™ is a materially absurd expression based in the particular meanings of ˜round™ and ˜square™.
  • 34) The third one is a charm, but not one a democracy wants to hang 'round its neck. yahooBuzzArticleHeadline =' The third one is a charm, but not one a democracy wants to hang \'round its neck. '
  • 35) Further south, e.g. in the region round Beit Jibrin, they are more frequently sunk vertically, the entrance being in the roof of the burial chamber, or approached by a square shaft (a reversion to the Second Semitic form, except that these latter have _round_ shafts).
  • 36) For example, if it be a false affirmation to say ‘a quadrangle is round, ’ the word ‘round quadrangle’ signifies nothing, but is a mere sound.
  • 37) Wheels on the bus go round and round...round and round..round then down..
  • 38) writer's block round& round this empty block again& again i go double, triple lost each awful keystroke a doppelganger sabotage twice meeting itself this nauseous elliptical process of so little unfolding consequence anticipation wearing too tight shoes cigarettes and coffee smirking in the background hemingway& faulkner offering whiskey still the unsolved crime:
  • 39) We've seen this a lot of times before in many different ways, I don't really see how this is in a “whole new light”, apart from they've switched the title round from the original!
  • 40) I rolled the name round on my tongue, sure I had tasted it before.
  • 41) ‘I read each label on the round cylinders and the vials within.’
  • 42) ‘Without really thinking about it, she drew a huge, round circle on the page.’
  • 43) ‘The circle, on a hilltop setting, is nearly perfectly round, with a diameter of 33 m.’
  • 44) ‘The 40 rooms are small round huts with thatched roofs rising to a central spire.’
  • 45) ‘The Emperor Augustus had built a round shrine in front of it to put a Roman hallmark on Greece.’
  • 46) ‘His eyes look huge behind those rosy round spectacles.’
  • 47) ‘It is also a town with an impressive heritage - an ancient church and round tower and a large enclosed medieval castle, some of which has been re-roofed.’
  • 48) ‘She had large, round gold earrings that she always wore.’
  • 49) ‘I could see the fear etched across her small round face.’
  • 50) ‘In the center was a perfectly round hole, also three-quarters of an inch.’
  • 51) ‘A small " perfectly round hole " was found in the glass, which was crazed.’
  • 52) ‘A small round table at one end and a book stand next to it.’
  • 53) ‘Blake was sitting at one of the round tables, staring into thin air.’
  • 54) ‘Marie was sitting at one of the small round tables surrounding the dance floor.’
  • 55) ‘Each door has a small round window and on the walls hang life buoys.’
  • 56) ‘Ebony woke to see the morning sun light just coming through the small round window.’
  • 57) ‘A faint light shone from the small round window on the door.’
  • 58) ‘He saluted and adjusted his large round wire rimmed glasses.’
  • 59) ‘He takes off his small round glasses, wipes away the mist.’
  • 60) ‘In front of the fireplace sat a round card table, covered by a green cloth, and flanked by four plush, green leather upholstered wingback chairs.’
  • 61) ‘Her hair was combed neatly, and her nails were nicely trimmed to make perfect round shapes.’
  • 62) ‘Byzantine architecture is distinguished by its use of the round arch, cross, circle, dome, and rich mosaic ornament.’
  • 63) ‘This has a vaulted ceiling supported on round arches.’
  • 64) ‘The second floor was raised on round arches and supported a balcony resting on a row of buttresses forming an eaveslike projection.’
  • 65) ‘Thick green grass lined a small, almost perfectly round curve along the bank of a stream, a small waterfall splashing softly thirty feet away.’
  • 66) ‘She sat down on the rock and unbuckled her shoe which was black with a round toe and a chunky heel, rather like a boot that'd had the top cut off it.’
  • 67) ‘They slid into a round booth next to a French window.’
  • 68) ‘The innkeeper raised appealing eyes to heaven, spread out his long fingers, and heaved his round shoulders.’
  • 69) ‘His personal trademark are the signs of an existential fatigue: drooping shoulders, round backs, knees that are bent inward, lowered heads.’
  • 70) ‘There is little or no excuse for round shoulders in healthy people.’
  • 71) ‘round shoulders are often associated with tall people who round their shoulders to appear smaller.’
  • 72) ‘He reached into his pocket and brought forth a small round sphere.’
  • 73) ‘Baseball is more than round balls and base runs; it can also involve branding, design, and typography.’
  • 74) ‘Then suddenly, he pulled the pinchers out, and in their serrated grasp was a perfectly round lead musket ball.’
  • 75) ‘It was round and spherical, with a deep groove on one side.’
  • 76) ‘Tidily stacked on the shelves are round cabbages, stripped of their rough outer leaves, and a basket of glossy apples; bright seemly rotundities.’
  • 77) ‘That day I had worn this thick cotton quilted coat and pants that my mother had made me, and I looked like a round snowball.’
  • 78) ‘Slowly people left, and just as slowly the park darkened and the quaint round lanterns set around the circle flickered into life.’
  • 79) ‘As it opened a small round object rolled out of it.’
  • 80) ‘I mean, melons come in all shapes and sizes - are we talking about little round gala melons or bloody big watermelons here?’
  • 81) ‘Elizabeth reached her arm out of the shop door and picked up a heavy, round stone.’
  • 82) ‘Some dolls had cloth bodies with a small round gourd, acorn, or apple for a head.’
  • 83) ‘Her words rise toward the surface in bright, round bubbles.’
  • 84) ‘His round body was only slightly taller than her own.’
  • 85) ‘Jasmine kissed him on his bruised lips and pressed as much of her round body against him as she could.’
  • 86) ‘Lennie is a big man with great strength; his body and features are round and undefined.’
  • 87) ‘An old man with white hair came waddling out of the cottage, followed by a plump, round woman with rosy cheeks.’
  • 88) ‘Uncle August was married to my Aunt Avice, a pudgy and round sort of woman.’
  • 89) ‘Alex had naturally blond hair that was almost white, a perfect tan, a short and round frame that made her look chunky in certain outfits, and green eyes.’
  • 90) ‘The round man blinked and adjusted his small circular glasses.’
  • 91) ‘I thought of her round shape, her smiling eyes, and I couldn't help feeling warm inside.’
  • 92) ‘Sheriff T.C. Wynn was a tall, round man with thick, shaded glasses and jet black hair that was graying at his temples.’
  • 93) ‘Mr. Roberts was very bald, very round, had very thick glasses, and looked very hungry.’
  • 94) ‘Josh Jones was a short, round man with a high-pitched voice and a constant grin.’
  • 95) ‘A genuinely happy and rather round nurse bustled over to her.’
  • 96) ‘Richard Greene, a short, rather round man with thinning dirty-blonde hair, chuckled.’
  • 97) ‘The rather round boy was identified as Paul and the freckly boy as Jake.’
  • 98) ‘She wore baggy shirts and tight pants which only accentuated her round figure.’
  • 99) ‘The round old man hurried to their side, eyeing the mix, taking a tentative mouthful of it.’
  • 100) ‘I felt my hand being pressed against a smooth, round mound.’
  • 101) ‘A large, round, smooth rock protruded suddenly a few feet past a break in the forest.’
  • 102) ‘Why are rocks found near rivers mostly smooth and round?’
  • 103) ‘The catalyst comprises a support containing palladium and silver and having a uniformly round external surface.’
  • 104) ‘‘I always like champagne in the afternoon,’ he informed me in his rich round voice.’
  • 105) ‘He speaks this language like every other American, with a deep round voice that seems to come from somewhere below his knees.’
  • 106) ‘She spoke without any apparent accent, in a round voice filled with soft vowels and smooth consonants.’
  • 107) ‘We could easily have taken more - but I wanted a nice, round number.’
  • 108) ‘Can you put a round figure on the kind of government investment you're going to need to get this up and running?’
  • 109) ‘However, for the purposes of argument, let's stick with a million as a nice round figure.’
  • 110) ‘Do you think the company could string things out long enough for the fine to reach a nice, round billion dollars?’
  • 111) ‘The store manager saw on the daily transaction report that something was wrong, because it displayed an odd dollar amount rather than a round multiple of 20.’
  • 112) ‘They were confused by our round sum of $25,000,000.’
  • 113) ‘However other American railways used different gauges. 4 foot 10 inches was popular, and in the South a round 5 foot was often used.’
  • 114) ‘The network of offices reached a round dozen this year.’
  • 115) ‘His output under his own name reached a round 200 novels.’
  • 116) ‘Strauss, who made a round 50 on Tuesday, was the only England batsman to pass 45 runs in the match.’
  • 117) ‘As to the money raised by local subscription, no definite apportionment has yet been made but we understand that Woodhouse will receive a good round sum.’
  • 118) ‘We rolled the huge rounds into the old wood shed.’
  • 119) ‘Working carefully, I slid a thin knife under the wax rounds, popping them off in one piece.’
  • 120) ‘I smiled and put a dozen hot kugel tarts, dense rounds of potato and salt and oil, to drain on a paper towel near her.’
  • 121) ‘We started with the meat patty, as that was a simple round.’
  • 122) ‘Cannon says they were developed for adults to either snack on right out of the bag or use on a party tray with crackers or small bread rounds.’
  • 123) ‘All meals are accompanied with large rounds of flat bread.’
  • 124) ‘Wendy had bowls and soup spoons laid out, and gracing the center of the table was a large round of crusty bread, still warm from the oven.’
  • 125) ‘Nutrient composition data are available for four lean cuts of bison: rib-eye, clod, top round and top sirloin.’
  • 126) ‘Take a round of fresh beef (or the half of one if it is very large) and remove the bone.’
  • 127) ‘I would appreciate some information on how to cook an inside round of beef using a slow cook method.’
  • 128) ‘When he was 20, Lewis made the rounds of Nashville's country career-makers.’
  • 129) ‘Sara made the rounds of a few of the commands around the perimeter of the valley, attending to last-minute details.’
  • 130) ‘I made the rounds of the cabin to see if any of the guys wanted to come with me and Dutchie.’
  • 131) ‘They had slipped away for a week in the Lake District, made the rounds of London society arm in arm.’
  • 132) ‘He is making the rounds of all the mystery conventions, taking bows for his long and prosperous career, which may be winding down a bit after all these years.’
  • 133) ‘As he did his rounds, he was enjoined to try a piece of pie here, have some cider there, some roast meat, some cake.’
  • 134) ‘Many roads were damaged and the waste trucks were having a hard time making their rounds.’
  • 135) ‘Intrigued, and in no particular rush I decided to talk to her before making my rounds of the town.’
  • 136) ‘An energetic round of theatre visits kept her in touch with the latest in dramatic writing and performance.’
  • 137) ‘I made the rounds visiting all my friends and the new exhibit of the Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Collection.’
  • 138) ‘The patrollers generally made their rounds at night, with their activity and regularity differing according to time and place.’
  • 139) ‘In fact, the officer classes seem to have been engaged in a constant round of visits.’
  • 140) ‘His first night on the job the old night watchman gives him a tour, showing Martin the rounds he must make.’
  • 141) ‘Guards patrolled the floor around the grate, one of them made his round through the grate-lifting room, checking it frequently.’
  • 142) ‘From there it was easy sneaking past the random guards making their rounds through the mansion.’
  • 143) ‘He had put everything away in cupboards and drawers and he had not been back since the cleaning staff had made their rounds.’
  • 144) ‘Rather than have a separate sales staff, Sun's 12,000 sales reps also will sell software on their rounds.’
  • 145) ‘He's been doing the rounds of the newspapers portraying himself as the victim of press intrusion into his private life, and discoursing on identity and being proud to be English.’
  • 146) ‘For Dom, Kodak's capitulation proved to be the start of a busy round of newspaper and TV interviews for the IT contractor.’
  • 147) ‘Passing from room to room through a volley of slaps on the back, friendly kisses and a beer or two he did the rounds, drinking with friends and hiding from his family.’
  • 148) ‘She glanced up and down the hallway, checking for night nurses making their rounds.’
  • 149) ‘For as long as I could remember Doc Harris had been making his rounds in his trap with Lady, the grey mare.’
  • 150) ‘The other flight attendants continued making their rounds.’
  • 151) ‘The jingle of keys rings out as the guard makes his rounds.’
  • 152) ‘The residence staff does sick rounds at six thirty, and the breakfast bell rings at seven.’
  • 153) ‘When on his rounds in the African hospital, he had been known to look at some minor injury to a hand or foot and then utter the dread words, ‘That will have to come off!’’
  • 154) ‘The doctor is on his rounds now, and he can't waste any time.’
  • 155) ‘Her own father was a local doctor who would take her with him on his rounds.’
  • 156) ‘That might include a doctor who takes her Tablet PC along for her morning rounds, an insurance agent, or even a package delivery person.’
  • 157) ‘Katherine forced herself to move and continue on her rounds, encouraging tired and listless men.’
  • 158) ‘A local delivery driver tells the Graun that he's had to be towed out of the area three times in two weeks, and now keeps the engine running when he's on his rounds.’
  • 159) ‘My very first job was doing a bread delivery round for the Co-op for six months.’
  • 160) ‘Investment in education in general, and in particular school education would play a vital role in the next round of development.’
  • 161) ‘Even more to the point, it makes you wonder how on earth it got past the usual film-industry round of development meetings and off the ground.’
  • 162) ‘Mandela believed agreement would be reached in the next, final round of negotiations in July.’
  • 163) ‘They held a third round of talks in Beijing last week.’
  • 164) ‘The six nations agreed to hold the next round of talks in early November in Beijing.’
  • 165) ‘The talks will be this year's third round of negotiations, and the 11 th overall.’
  • 166) ‘His first move will be to inject energy into the round of global trade negotiations that was launched last November in Doha, Qatar.’
  • 167) ‘A new round of global trade negotiations is moving closer to being launched, as the six-day ministerial meeting in Doha draws to a close.’
  • 168) ‘It comes on the heels of a successful November launch of a new round of global trade talks.’
  • 169) ‘Individual politicians can never be held responsible for falling policies, due to the endless rounds of talks that precede decisions in which all parties, more or less have to agree in the end.’
  • 170) ‘The senior officials have so far held three rounds of preparatory meetings this year.’
  • 171) ‘Australia and Singapore have begun a second round of bilateral trade talks in Canberra, and are aiming to sign a free trade pact by the end of the year.’
  • 172) ‘In a second round of personal interviews, participants recalled critical incidents of using information from the Web.’
  • 173) ‘Haley and I sat on the swings, while Chad and Dominic continued their tiebreaker round of wrestling.’
  • 174) ‘He looked tattered and damp, as if he'd just done ten rounds of mud wrestling.’
  • 175) ‘Worse than that is when Taylor prevents the timekeeper from ending the round during the big fight.’
  • 176) ‘He and Jones knew each other from way back and had fought some close rounds as amateurs.’
  • 177) ‘I won one of the rounds, but she outscored me in the end.’
  • 178) ‘It had been rather emotional for those groups that were eliminated in the second round.’
  • 179) ‘The competition consists of three rounds: preliminary, semi-final and final.’
  • 180) ‘The first time he entered, he was eliminated after the first round.’
  • 181) ‘Five ‘semi-finalists’ were chosen to move into the second round of the demolition derby.’
  • 182) ‘We feel sure that we've made it into the next round of the competition.’
  • 183) ‘In the first round of the play-offs they faced the Oakland Athletics.’
  • 184) ‘Town's passage follows that of Harrogate Railway Athletic, who also reached the third qualifying round 24 hours earlier.’
  • 185) ‘Shelbourne is the first Irish league team to reach the final qualifying round since the beginning of the competition.’
  • 186) ‘In 2002 they reached the fourth round of the qualifiers against Kerry, and felt like they had finally arrived.’
  • 187) ‘As many as twenty six rounds of negotiations were held between the Akali Dal and the government.’
  • 188) ‘The Warriors will face the host team from York this morning before moving on to tomorrow's elimination round.’
  • 189) ‘The women went into Sunday's playoff round pleased with their overall play.’
  • 190) ‘But all the same, it was a win and it guaranteed Wilson a spot in the next round.’
  • 191) ‘This is the first round where the contestants are partnerless.’
  • 192) ‘As mentioned last week, we still don't have a clear third place winner for this round of the contest.’
  • 193) ‘After that, we'll play in the first round of the conference tournament.’
  • 194) ‘The tournament will have five rounds, one on the Thursday evening, two on the Friday (morning and evening), one on the Saturday and one on the Sunday.’
  • 195) ‘I didn't get past the second round so my last song was never performed.’
  • 196) ‘Up to eighteen pianists will advance to the semifinal round, where each will present a program of no more than twenty minutes.’
  • 197) ‘Once the round of golf is over, the brothers can relax in the hotel's leisure complex.’
  • 198) ‘They just showed up once a quarter for a round of golf and a casual perusal of the books.’
  • 199) ‘Although he was about to turn 90, he looked trim and fit and boasted he had just returned from a robust round of golf at a nearby course.’
  • 200) ‘The Old Head is one of the most expensive courses in Ireland: green fees are €250 for a round of golf.’
  • 201) ‘A horse riding excursion through the New Forest can also be arranged as can a round of golf on the nine-hole course or on one of the ten nearby courses.’
  • 202) ‘Brennan said that while most GPs like to think they are not being influenced, the reality was that a meal or a round of golf did influence their choices.’
  • 203) ‘The trips involved an overnight stay, a meal and a round of golf.’
  • 204) ‘One weekend, a group of friends decide that they aren't going to play the usual round of golf.’
  • 205) ‘So much business has been conducted over a round of golf that it's almost cliche.’
  • 206) ‘He had been to the club, got in a round of golf, had an excellent buffet breakfast, and then headed home.’
  • 207) ‘Anyone who has played a round of golf will know how delays can frustrate anyone's best day on the links.’
  • 208) ‘I like to play a round of golf, to potter around the garden, and visit markets.’
  • 209) ‘In certain instances students met with their industry mentors while playing a round of golf.’
  • 210) ‘But he is also described as a ‘personable’ guy who enjoys a round of golf and a drink.’
  • 211) ‘The lead seesawed between the two of them for much of the round, before John went ahead to stay after the 16th hole of the round.’
  • 212) ‘A round of gold at Erinvale Golf Course, at the foothills of the Helderberg Mountains, is unmissable.’
  • 213) ‘It's perfect for kids - or kids at heart who don't have time to play a full 18-hole round.’
  • 214) ‘They will play four rounds of golf in one day.’
  • 215) ‘The Scot began yesterday's round with a par that gave no indication of what was to come.’
  • 216) ‘We play the last round of the reunion tour golf championship.’
  • 217) ‘Because my memory is so terrible, sometimes I want to write about a certain part of the daily round so I won't forget about it.’
  • 218) ‘She is doing a little royal work and doing it well, but will not take on a full-time round of royal engagements.’
  • 219) ‘For expats, life's an endless round of parties.’
  • 220) ‘Festivities at Christmas, Easter, and May Day, at the end of ploughing and the completion of harvest, relieved the monotony of the daily round of labor.’
  • 221) ‘We order a round of drinks and then I head out to the dance floor.’
  • 222) ‘Andrew was at the bar, ordering a round of drinks for them all.’
  • 223) ‘Whenever someone has money, they invite their friends to go out to a neighborhood bar for a round of drinks.’
  • 224) ‘Buying a round of drinks can get pretty steep sometimes.’
  • 225) ‘Hopefully, one of them will buy the first round of drinks.’
  • 226) ‘After the revolution, newly hired workers no longer had to buy a round of drinks for their mates, and they no longer drank in honor of their bosses.’
  • 227) ‘She can't go blabbing out secrets after the third round of drinks.’
  • 228) ‘I went over to them and said, ‘I apologise’, and I bought them a round of drinks.’
  • 229) ‘Betty walked over to give Jess and Phoebe their next round of drinks.’
  • 230) ‘Another round of drinks and she was stumbling around with the rest of them.’
  • 231) ‘Though she wasn't drinking anything harder than mineral water, Isabelle took her turn in buying a round of drinks.’
  • 232) ‘I'll even promise a round of drinks for the staff the next time I'm in London.’
  • 233) ‘After a few rounds of the sugary drink, the girls got quite giggly and decided that what we really needed was a game of Truth or Dare.’
  • 234) ‘We park ourselves at the bar and order another round of drinks.’
  • 235) ‘She distracted Annie from more questions by ordering around round of drinks for everyone.’
  • 236) ‘Anyone joining a group of drinkers immediately buys a round of drinks for everyone at the table.’
  • 237) ‘After a few more rounds of drinks, I began to get lightheaded and figured I'd better stop drinking.’
  • 238) ‘They called over the bartender and ordered a round of beers.’
  • 239) ‘He walked smoothly towards the bar to get another round of drinks.’
  • 240) ‘One group had gone through a couple of rounds of pints in the time that it had taken him to get served.’
  • 241) ‘We sang songs in rounds, back and forth with our own echoes.’
  • 242) ‘Its ancestry is in the madrigal, the round, the glee (which fostered numerous glee clubs), and the partsong.’
  • 243) ‘Their older brothers and sisters performed the Jewish song Shalom Chaverim, sung as a round.’
  • 244) ‘The a cappella style of vocals that sit on top of each other is like listening to a band whose main musical influences are the playground rhymes and infant school rounds rather than actual songs.’
  • 245) ‘The same loop has been started at different times on each monitor, in the manner of a ceaseless musical round, or canon.’
  • 246) ‘Frightened, they ran away but returned shortly after to the soldier with a loaf of rye bread and a round of white bread.’
  • 247) ‘Too lazy to wait for another round of bread to toast, he cheekily pinched a slice of Josh's from out of the toaster, hurriedly spreading butter across it before he noticed.’
  • 248) ‘Refuelling at lunchtime consisted of rounds of scrumptious sandwiches and cake, with tea and coffee on tap.’
  • 249) ‘I made 500 rounds of sandwiches.’
  • 250) ‘ I left the house with a plastic lunchbox that we use to store leftovers, containing a round of tuna sandwiches, an apple, and a packet of crisps.’
  • 251) ‘Working for the charity, she weeded a football pitch and made 500 rounds of sandwiches for children.’
  • 252) ‘Afternoon Tea is £14.95 per person for two rounds of sandwiches, available for groups of five or more.’
  • 253) ‘The directional pad is used for zooming in on targets, and the trigger buttons fire rounds of ammunition.’
  • 254) ‘The 8th Air Force had fired 99 million rounds of ammunition during these flights and it is thought that 20,000 German planes were destroyed.’
  • 255) ‘In 1885, Maxim developed a single-barrel weapon that could fire 500 rounds of ammunition a minute.’
  • 256) ‘The pilot directs the vehicle, and the gunner has a full 360° control of the turret which can either fire machine gun rounds, or mortars.’
  • 257) ‘His father fired a few rounds into the plastic dummy.’
  • 258) ‘What impresses them is if I go out to my balcony in the middle of the night and fire off three rounds from my rifle.’
  • 259) ‘In the initial 30 seconds I would say that a hundred rounds were fired at the crowd.’
  • 260) ‘This was a large calibre assault rifle which could fire up to 1200 rounds per minute.’
  • 261) ‘From a distance of about six feet, he aims the shotgun at Danny's side and fires off a round.’
  • 262) ‘Three hand grenades, four revolvers, one rifle and 150 rounds of ammunition had been found.’
  • 263) ‘You can even attempt to subdue a suspect by flashing your badge or firing a couple of rounds into the air in hopes of scaring the sucker into compliance.’
  • 264) ‘Julie raised her gun and fired off a few rounds at the men above.’
  • 265) ‘I have been to a gun club and I have fired off rounds for kicks.’
  • 266) ‘Then, suddenly, there is a different sound - the gut-churning crack of live rounds being fired.’
  • 267) ‘Insurgents spotted the jam and launched three mortar rounds.’
  • 268) ‘We shot several rounds of high-explosive ammunition into the area.’
  • 269) ‘The rate of fire for the gun was 250-300 rounds per minute.’
  • 270) ‘So she angled the gun around the corner and fired several rounds before she heard the man go down.’
  • 271) ‘All the men were dressed in fatigues, and carried side arms and carried a number of rounds for the side arms as well as the rifles that they carried.’
  • 272) ‘My gun snapped up, and I squeezed off a quick burst of silenced rounds even before his gun was halfway up.’
  • 273) ‘Placing them back in their case, I closed my eyes and began to rub my temples, round and round in a steady and gentle circular motion.’
  • 274) ‘You are like a rudderless ship; you go round and round in circles.’
  • 275) ‘Her mind had gone round and round in the same circles, formulating plans and then dismissing them.’
  • 276) ‘A 3 day road trip could turn into a 3 year road trip because you would take us round and round in circles.’
  • 277) ‘We seemed to spend the majority of the evening going round and round in circles.’
  • 278) ‘Red and purple hangings hung from gold walls, and the dancers twirled round and round.’
  • 279) ‘The question went round and round in my head until I had exhausted all other options.’
  • 280) ‘One stupid thought kept going round and round in my mind.’
  • 281) ‘She plopped the fish back in the clean water where they swam round and round, looking puzzled.’
  • 282) ‘If, like me, you have no interest whatsoever in watching horses run round in a circle, don't worry, the film is really about the community and its infectious passion for this event.’
  • 283) ‘Alex twirled round in a circle, trying to figure out which bus she was meant to be on.’
  • 284) ‘Do you want me to drive round in circles or are you going to direct me to your house?’
  • 285) ‘I twisted the knob round slowly, quietly; carefully - I pulled the door towards me and ran out.’
  • 286) ‘She glanced round for a way out, frowning as she realised there wasn't one.’
  • 287) ‘Mark puts the phone down and glances round to take another look at the apartment.’
  • 288) ‘Amy peered round at the vast landscape surrounding her and held her fingers to her nose to block the awful stench of rotting corpses.’
  • 289) ‘He looked round appreciatively at his comfortable modern flat.’
  • 290) ‘I explained the lay out of The Old Loom Mill and left everyone to walk round at their own pace.’
  • 291) ‘Thumping drum and bass booms out, then cans of cider are passed round.’
  • 292) ‘After the traditional toasts to Church and Queen and the ancient house, a drinking horn used for the purpose ever since the college was founded was passed round as a loving cup.’
  • 293) ‘Now the hubble-bubble pipes are being passed round, and al-Madfai changes direction yet again.’
  • 294) ‘As the jugs of wine were passed round and the atmosphere grew more ribald, Bligh wondered if this was just going to be some kind of orgy.’
  • 295) ‘Lara swung round to face her oppressors.’
  • 296) ‘I stopped her and swung her round to give her a full on kiss.’
  • 297) ‘The ship swings round before its engines power up and it heads off.’
  • 298) ‘He swung his legs round, and slid slowly into the long grass, which came up to his knees.’
  • 299) ‘He swung round to investigate, only to be greeted with a ‘twang’ and a sudden intense pain in his arm that knocked him to the ground.’
  • 300) ‘I sighed, and swung my legs round, sitting up on the edge of the bed.’
  • 301) ‘Swinging her bag onto her back, she turned round and stomped off.’
  • 302) ‘Desiree laughed then turned round heading back to the rooms.’
  • 303) ‘Margaret turned round to walk alongside of the girl in her feeble progress homeward.’
  • 304) ‘I turned round and saw Steve walking up to us, still with that same helpful smile on his face.’
  • 305) ‘Turning round I saw a young teen hooker drugged to her eyeballs working the street at three in the afternoon.’
  • 306) ‘He spun round, startled, then grabbed me in a bear hug.’
  • 307) ‘He suddenly gasped, he gasped so loud that the whole class turned round to face him.’
  • 308) ‘I turned round to look at everyone who had now sat down, and saw traces of jealousy drain from Jacob's face and turn back to a grin.’
  • 309) ‘My voice was small, but everyone turned round and she had no choice but to acknowledge me.’
  • 310) ‘Jo gave a smile and turned round.’
  • 311) ‘Hearing footsteps behind her, she got to her feet and turned round.’
  • 312) ‘He helped the frightened man back on his feet, and then turned round.’
  • 313) ‘I whirl round to see Shaun standing several feet away from me, smiling that insidious smile of his.’
  • 314) ‘Porter turned us round without looking to the woman by his side.’
  • 315) ‘To give a sense of enclosure, and to avoid the long back rows common to most fan-shaped auditoria, the rear wall is brought round in a wide curve, embracing the audience.’
  • 316) ‘The way the site curves round to embrace the harbour with a view back across the town seemed to offer an ideal position.’
  • 317) ‘The path twisted round and round for what felt like an eternity.’
  • 318) ‘The track bent round to run alongside the river.’
  • 319) ‘He guided me with a hand on my back, towards the path at the side of the house that ran round to the back garden.’
  • 320) ‘If you connect an LED the wrong way round it won't kill it - it just wont produce any light.’
  • 321) ‘Will you please not email me to tell me the pics above are the wrong way round.’
  • 322) ‘I turn arrows and street signs the wrong way round and chuckle at the thought of people getting lost.’
  • 323) ‘He did as he was told, closing the door and relaxing a little, sitting on the chair the wrong way round and leaning on the back.’
  • 324) ‘This is surely tackling the issue the wrong way round.’
  • 325) ‘She has criticised the whole modern theory of human rights as being conceived the wrong way round.’
  • 326) ‘With public relations people, it is the other way round.’
  • 327) ‘Filming with a mini camera quickly brought a good-natured crowd of local residents flocking round, proud of their remarkable monument.’
  • 328) ‘Once the warm-up was finished, Mr. Christian told them to gather round in a circle while he passed out the names.’
  • 329) ‘I found myself in the garden of the farm-house, an orchard in the centre and flowerbeds all round.’
  • 330) ‘The coffin was then carried into the yard by four men and everyone gathered round.’
  • 331) ‘He reached out an arm and pulled her close to him, slipping back under the covers and wrapping them round them both.’
  • 332) ‘It is twenty hundred feet round and has a Plexiglas ring going around it.’
  • 333) ‘About 20 feet round and extending up and down seemingly forever, it neatly severed the bridge.’
  • 334) ‘I had to go the long way round because a surprise was being set up for the party which was going to be held in the hall.’
  • 335) ‘Jamie walked round to the passenger side and got in.’
  • 336) ‘Go round to the other side and go down the hidden passage.’
  • 337) ‘He moved round to the other side and opened the door, offering his hand to Misha to help her climb down.’
  • 338) ‘She walked round to the other side of the bucket and, grinning, knelt down opposite.’
  • 339) ‘He walked round to the drivers side and got in.’
  • 340) ‘I took the horse straight round to the changing area at the back.’
  • 341) ‘The fat guy was already moving round to the hatch.’
  • 342) ‘It bent to the left, sharply and I followed the walls round until I reached what I had been looking for, the docking bays.’
  • 343) ‘As soon as the coast was clear, I left the alcove and walked back round to the front door, slowly.’
  • 344) ‘I remembered there being one down by the reception, so I took the next corridor that would lead me round in that direction.’
  • 345) ‘I turned and held my wrists out to the guard, which he obligingly cuffed for me before leading me round into another corridor, and the interrogation rooms.’
  • 346) ‘Heaving another sigh, he jogged down the stairs to the lobby of the venue and made his way across to the side door which would lead him round to the backstage.’
  • 347) ‘Do you know your way round yet?’
  • 348) ‘A rehabilitation plan was devised with a particular emphasis on teaching Jonathon the skills necessary to find his way round independently in unfamiliar places.’
  • 349) ‘She loved to make them angry by bringing her friends round for meals at her house.’
  • 350) ‘If you can't bear to miss the football or that chick flick you've always wanted to see, go watch it round at a friend's house.’
  • 351) ‘If it's being played at a party, how does it know if you're taking money at the door, rather than just having a few friends round?’
  • 352) ‘If I halve this by drinking a little less and having friends round for drinks more often, I could save.’
  • 353) ‘Jenny had invited everyone round to her house that evening.’
  • 354) ‘‘It's just that you could bring her round this evening, if you like,’ he offered.’
  • 355) ‘I just wandered round really and eventually parked myself in a bar and drank coffee.’
  • 356) ‘We have spent a very hot afternoon walking round and taking pics.’
  • 357) ‘I don't know what you think you're doing anyway, mooching round here.’
  • 358) ‘I walked round a bit and immediately fell for the city.’
  • 359) ‘A Hampshire Internet Service Provider is looking for others to rally round and support a complaint it's made.’
  • 360) ‘And if any of them finds himself in trouble, his old schoolmates will be expected to rally round in support.’
  • 361) ‘And we are hoping other companies rally round and make it a trend.’
  • 362) ‘A mix of uses is replacing the industrial area round the river port.’
  • 363) ‘The river drains into swampy areas round Lake Bangweulu.’
  • 364) ‘Her lipstick has bled into the soft skin round her mouth.’
  • 365) ‘They gathered round the mother to comfort her.’
  • 366) ‘Kiosks swarm round every underpass, Metro entrance and train station, selling anything from food and alcohol to pirated CD-ROMs and stereo components.’
  • 367) ‘They formed a circle round me, not a good thing, and one I shifted to avoid.’
  • 368) ‘All were seated around a large table that had just enough seats to fit everyone round it.’
  • 369) ‘Seeing as his friend was obviously unable to think with so much clamor round him, Everett led the way through the jumbled desks.’
  • 370) ‘Hordes of urchins had gathered round Hobson as he left the church.’
  • 371) ‘Even the birds liked this newcomer, as they circled round it, chirping happily.’
  • 372) ‘‘A very ugly old woman, with red rims round her eyes’, Mrs Brown deals in rags and bones in a small way.’
  • 373) ‘Dark circles were apparent round his eyes, as if he suffered from insomnia.’
  • 374) ‘Tim was whipped away from the scene by the teacher's calling, and he, as well as the rest of the class, lined up in a circle round the tall and lean Mr. Khan.’
  • 375) ‘Then I lit the candle and held the stick of sealing-wax in the flame, letting the red drops fall round the bottle cap until it was tightly sealed.’
  • 376) ‘These objects he arranges round the rim of a protective circle he has drawn on the ground.’
  • 377) ‘There were two tiers on seating that ran round the edge of the room encircling the open space in the centre.’
  • 378) ‘Once they had, they huddled round a small table in the corner and began to make their way through their lunch which they had journeyed ten minutes for.’
  • 379) ‘We took our seats round a garden table placed to catch the warming sun.’
  • 380) ‘The visitor passes through one of the rooms into the central part of the house, arranged round a garden with a colonnaded portico fronting a series of formal rooms.’
  • 381) ‘Emma shook her head and continued to stare down at the crowd gathered round the house.’
  • 382) ‘The film is based round real events.’
  • 383) ‘His analysis here is focused round the capitalist ‘commodity’.’
  • 384) ‘That book centred round one field trip to the islands.’
  • 385) ‘Legends accumulated round his name: he was supposed to work miracles, controlling the winds and raising the dead, and to have met his death plunging into the crater of Etna.’
  • 386) ‘On the way to see it, he saw a poster on the tube somewhere with a circle drawn round the head of the relevant person.’
  • 387) ‘Erin was quiet for a long minute, winding the blanket round her fingers.’
  • 388) ‘Adam found another blanket and draped it round the empty eyed woman's shoulders.’
  • 389) ‘He had on a navy blue suit that really suited him, with a plain red tie knotted round his neck.’
  • 390) ‘He pulled her onto his lap and wrapped the blanket round her shoulders.’
  • 391) ‘Thompson is preparing a rope and grapple line, fixing it round a sturdy-looking rock near the entrance to the cave.’
  • 392) ‘I sighed against his mouth, my arms circling round his neck.’
  • 393) ‘I needed a big circle for my cover idea so I drew round a suitably sized plate.’
  • 394) ‘Dale immediately shook off his jacket and wrapped it round Tiffany while staring at me.’
  • 395) ‘I tear off a long strip and wind it round Leo's wounded shoulder.’
  • 396) ‘He put the jacket round Mel's shoulders and she started to slide her arms into it.’
  • 397) ‘He reached over and gently wrapped the blanket round her.’
  • 398) ‘He hasn't shaved, and the yellow t-shirt he's wearing is tied round his navel to reveal a hairy, skinny belly.’
  • 399) ‘Some men try to tie a noose round the neck of the statue, but nothing happens.’
  • 400) ‘‘Guess who’ said a voice which sounded as sweet as honey to Alex as two hands wrapped round his eyes from behind.’
  • 401) ‘He wrapped a black rope round the man's neck.’
  • 402) ‘This example would have been worn on a chain round the neck, proudly displayed like an order or badge of loyalty.’
  • 403) ‘He wrapped it round her arm in a makeshift bandage.’
  • 404) ‘She drew herself up, knees pulled up to her chest, chin resting on them, arms wrapped round her shins, curled up into a tight, defensive ball.’
  • 405) ‘She lay there, with one arm creeping round a bar of the iron gate, and seeming to embrace it.’
  • 406) ‘‘You're crazy,’ I laughed, flicking his hair out his eyes affectionately as he put his arm round my shoulder.’
  • 407) ‘She gave me a dazzling smile and we walked to the bathroom together, and after making sure it was empty she grabbed me, and our lips met, our arms round each other.’
  • 408) ‘Eventually we lay giggling in the grass with our arms round each other.’
  • 409) ‘He puts his arm round my waist and I let it stay, thankful for the support.’
  • 410) ‘They rose simultaneously and Andrew put a comforting arm round his wife to guide her but she pulled away from him.’
  • 411) ‘She put her arm round her girlfriend and they laughed.’
  • 412) ‘We wrapped our arms round each other and swayed, our bodies moving as one.’
  • 413) ‘We lay on her bed with our arms round each other and just talked and kissed till way past 2.’
  • 414) ‘He drove with one hand, his other arm round the girl.’
  • 415) ‘Lisa and Ashley leave with their arms round each other.’
  • 416) ‘The redhead beamed and flung both arms round his brother.’
  • 417) ‘They stood in the middle of the canteen, arms round each other and heads held close together.’
  • 418) ‘He bowed slightly, put an arm round the two children, then turned towards the door.’
  • 419) ‘Isabelle throws her arms round her daughter and the pair stay there for a while, just crying.’
  • 420) ‘Sean put his arm round Chelsea, and they cuddled close, their baby fast asleep in Chelsea's arms.’
  • 421) ‘Ollie put his arms gently round Jean's shuddering body and lightly kissed the top of her head.’
  • 422) ‘Without really thinking about it, I put my arm round Lennie's shoulder and gave him a hug.’
  • 423) ‘She put her arm gently round Carrie's shoulders and practically shut the door in Adam's face, so he and Hoss headed off to the polling booths.’
  • 424) ‘He flung an arm round Wilfred's shoulder, completely oblivious to his friend's shy embarrassment.’
  • 425) ‘Walking over to him she put her arm round him and slowly led him away.’
  • 426) ‘Soon summer came and Ian cycled almost every day (although never again round his previous route past the shops and up the hill).’
  • 427) ‘The guards followed and chased them round a corner.’
  • 428) ‘The bus sped round the corner.’
  • 429) ‘The major trade routes were sea lanes round England.’
  • 430) ‘Lydia crept round the corner.’
  • 431) ‘He carried on round the corner of the hotel and then accelerated away down the other half of the loop.’
  • 432) ‘Quickly, he led us outside, and round the corner.’
  • 433) ‘He first came across a wild boar 14 years ago, when his wife had to swerve round one in the road.’
  • 434) ‘We were going to do it at a part of the road where he couldn't just swerve round us.’
  • 435) ‘She ran round the side to go in by the back entrance.’
  • 436) ‘Working his way round the side of the house, he finally found the perfect spot to enter, the windows were dark, the rooms unoccupied above and below.’
  • 437) ‘He jogged round the other side of the car and jumped in and started the engine.’
  • 438) ‘After Alexander conquered the city, he had Batis tied to a chariot and dragged round the city's walls until he died an excruciating death.’
  • 439) ‘As I walked round the outside of the church, I found the bell-ringers of 1985 doing exactly what Skinner had complained of in 1825.’
  • 440) ‘She attempted to run round him but his reach was too long.’
  • 441) ‘He sways from side to side as he pretends to take the car round a sharp bend, and then the next one.’
  • 442) ‘Without another word, Stephanie opens the door and strides round the car to walk up the front steps.’
  • 443) ‘Once, after boasting how little petrol his car used to go round the mountain, a crowd of people turned out asking Sam to prove it.’
  • 444) ‘He fished his keys out of his pocket and made his way round the other side of the car, unlocking the driver's door.’
  • 445) ‘A thin line of smoke started to spiral up from the ruptured engine as Ian scrambled round the back of the car, catching his trouser leg on the crumpled rear bumper.’
  • 446) ‘I glance around nervously but the car park is round the back of the warehouse and everything seems fairly deserted.’
  • 447) ‘We used to have a skate park round the corner from our place in Manchester.’
  • 448) ‘She catches up with them just round the block.’
  • 449) ‘Just round the corner is a Chinese Restaurant.’
  • 450) ‘You run the youth group at the school round the corner.’
  • 451) ‘He had a studio round the corner called Biograph, and I went for a job with him as a runner.’
  • 452) ‘A store round the corner sells a 2.4GHz laptop with Windows XP for CAN $1139.’
  • 453) ‘He noticed another soldier round the corner.’
  • 454) ‘There's a great place called ‘AK 47’ which is just round the corner from me and they put on punk gigs on a regular basis.’
  • 455) ‘No worries - there's a lovely Chinese just round the corner.’
  • 456) ‘No major UK economists are predicting a recession round the corner.’
  • 457) ‘The Italian confirmed the target's house, and turning round, the driver pulled in and waited round the corner.’
  • 458) ‘The general election is just round the corner, and the Labour party is still wittering on about ID cards.’
  • 459) ‘Five o'clock came and we met Lawrence round the corner from the kitchen.’
  • 460) ‘Then there's the girl in the shop round the corner who you keep popping out to get a glimpse of, but you're still married.’
  • 461) ‘Why hop around the world for something when it might be round the corner?’
  • 462) ‘It was a really nice place, the bar wasn't in the main building, but had an entrance of its own round the corner.’
  • 463) ‘He got up and ran over to a water dispenser round the corner from the main desk.’
  • 464) ‘He leant against the small bench and waited for Callum to return from round the corner.’
  • 465) ‘The house was round the corner from Lady Isabella Finch's house, 44 Berkeley Square, which had recently been built by William Kent.’
  • 466) ‘He is in dire need of a pretty good clip round the ear.’
  • 467) ‘Alternatively - as my wife has just reminded me with a firm clip round the ear - Michel could just leave her chest as God intended and find someone to love her as she is.’
  • 468) ‘Eventually Conan wrestled Clarence to the ground and boxed him round the ears, making Clarence's head swim.’
  • 469) ‘Another thing which she had not done for some time, Wendy realized as she rattled round the empty house on Saturday morning, was try out Pete's latest composing aid.’
  • 470) ‘He started sleepwalking and shuffled round the house at night.’
  • 471) ‘Alex ran round the house looking for his shoes.’
  • 472) ‘Every time Katy left her with him, she'd head straight for the back room, then wander round the house with a puzzled unhappy look on her face.’
  • 473) ‘Ever switched on the radio and found yourself dancing round the house?’
  • 474) ‘Kari was working for her mom, showing a newly wed couple round a few houses in downtown San Diego.’
  • 475) ‘"We were hopeful when we were going round Walcot canvassing, " he said.’
  • 476) ‘Some of us have gone round Britain speaking at meetings to get solidarity.’
  • 477) ‘Sometimes they come in busloads and make it upstairs for a cup of tea before being personally guided round the garden or through the museum.’
  • 478) ‘She has to drive him round the countryside and keep him happy.’
  • 479) ‘It's a bit like listening to a pre-recorded guide through headsets on the way round a museum.’
  • 480) ‘However I am immensely relieved to see that they are well-behaved and have a guide taking them round the gallery.’
  • 481) ‘He chased me round and round the place with a clasp knife.’
  • 482) ‘Certainly, as British imperial influence spread round the world in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, so too did British aesthetics.’
  • 483) ‘When I travelled round Australia it was to schools mainly.’
  • 484) ‘Looking blearily round the room for my alarm clock, I finally focus on the glowing green numbers on the nightstand.’
  • 485) ‘She walked aimlessly round the room, keeping a wide circle about him, not knowing what she was looking for.’
  • 486) ‘He gestured round the tiny kitchen where they had sat and breakfasted together each day for all those months.’
  • 487) ‘They spoke a little to each other and then the lady took Lord Arnor's arm and they gazed round the company on the boat together.’
  • 488) ‘Matthew followed her gaze round the restaurant before meeting her eyes.’
  • 489) ‘By the end of the third day, the ship had rounded the cape.’
  • 490) ‘Jack and Angela rounded the corner three blocks away from their houses.’
  • 491) ‘She moved through an office door and rounded the corner to the employee lounge.’
  • 492) ‘They passed the great papyrus swamps the next day and rounded the point which marked the edge of the Canopus mouth of the Nile.’
  • 493) ‘Then the carriage began to move, and he lost sight of her as they rounded a bend.’
  • 494) ‘There was something willowy in the way she swung her slender hips the slightest bit as she rounded a table.’
  • 495) ‘‘Remember if you need anything, just ask Christa,’ he called to Jared before rounding the house.’
  • 496) ‘Turning to the street, he saw another cab rounding the corner.’
  • 497) ‘The older couple glanced at them all, then proceeded down the corridor, rounding the corner as they walked to the elevators.’
  • 498) ‘He looked up at Emily, who was now rounding the table towards him.’
  • 499) ‘Through the kitchen door, I see her round the bottom of the stairs and lean against the banister.’
  • 500) ‘Another group of policemen round a corner to find a car alarm blaring and a window smashed, with the cause of the mayhem nowhere to be found.’
  • 501) ‘The soldiers rounded the corner and stopped in front of the party.’
  • 502) ‘As I rounded yet another bend in the road, the wind picked up.’
  • 503) ‘They rounded a bend and saw pale light at the end of the vent.’
  • 504) ‘Johnson wrapped the game up when he beat the offside trap and rounded the keeper.’
  • 505) ‘He dribbled past three French players, before rounding the goalkeeper to score.’
  • 506) ‘A moment later, the vehicle appeared, rounding a curve up ahead.’
  • 507) ‘We rounded the curve, and the corridor came to an abrupt halt.’
  • 508) ‘As we rounded a curve, a truck weaved halfway into our lane.’
  • 509) ‘Under the act, prices for such items as television licences and permits have to be rounded down to the nearest convenient amount below the exact euro equivalent.’
  • 510) ‘This bracket will be rounded down to the nearest $50 for joint returns and head of household returns.’
  • 511) ‘Income and gains should be rounded down to the nearest pound, while tax credits and deductions should be rounded up to the nearest pound.’
  • 512) ‘We rounded down, so the worst loss is also the net loss.’
  • 513) ‘In writing down the score, all scores are divided by 10 with fractions rounded down.’
  • 514) ‘round the result to the nearest 10 points (numbers ending in 5 are rounded upwards).’
  • 515) ‘Oracle wants customers to multiply the number of processors cores in a system by .75 and then round up to the next whole number regardless of the fraction.’
  • 516) ‘Thus, using this value is a bit like rounding off your own weight to the nearest hundred pounds.’
  • 517) ‘Converting to inches and rounding up, footing dimensions of 14 X 14 inches will be adequate.’
  • 518) ‘What pure scientific purpose is served by rounding the number up to 100,000?’
  • 519) ‘It was prespecified that stock market figures would be rounded up or down as appropriate.’
  • 520) ‘To deepen the stretch, slowly extend arms and round spine forward, letting the weight of the torso fall forward.’
  • 521) ‘I muttered under my breath, my almond shaped eyes rounding to replicate saucers.’
  • 522) ‘‘What do you mean?’ she asked, her blue eyes, rounding in question.’
  • 523) ‘Most Australians can achieve this accent by ‘rounding the vowels’ and concentrating on speaking ‘properly’.’
  • 524) ‘She speaks very fast, with a Spanish accent that rounds her vowels.’
  • 525) ‘If he rounds his vowels a bit more his accent will drop.’
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