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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ALTERNATIVE FORMS
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* arownd (obsolete)

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

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.

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.

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* (UK, US) IPA(key): /əˈɹaʊnd/ * (US) IPA(key): /əˈɹæwnd/ * Rhymes: -aʊnd * Hyphenation: a‧round

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /əˈɹaʊnd/
  • (US) IPA(key): /əˈɹæwnd/
  • Rhymes: -aʊnd
  • Hyphenation: a‧round

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PREPOSITION
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English - Preposition

AROUND * Defining a circle or closed curve containing a thing. _I planted a row of lillies AROUND the statue.  The jackals began to gather AROUND [someone or something]._ * Following the perimeter of a specified area and returning to the starting point. _We walked AROUND the football field.  She went AROUND the track fifty times._ * Following a path which curves near an object, with the object on the inside of the curve. _The road took a brief detour AROUND the large rock formation, then went straight on._ * (of distance, time) Near; in the vicinity of. _I left my keys somewhere AROUND here.  I left the house AROUND 10 this morning.  There isn't another house here for miles AROUND.  I'll see you AROUND [the neighbourhood, etc.]_ * At various places in. _The pages from the notebook were scattered AROUND the room.  Those teenagers like to hang AROUND the mall._ DERIVED TERMS TRANSLATIONS

around

  1. Defining a circle or closed curve containing a thing.
    I planted a row of lillies around the statue.  The jackals began to gather around [someone or something].
  2. Following the perimeter of a specified area and returning to the starting point.
    We walked around the football field.  She went around the track fifty times.
  3. Following a path which curves near an object, with the object on the inside of the curve.
    The road took a brief detour around the large rock formation, then went straight on.
  4. (of distance, time) Near; in the vicinity of.
    I left my keys somewhere around here.  I left the house around 10 this morning.  There isn't another house here for miles around.  I'll see you around [the neighbourhood, etc.]
  5. At various places in.
    The pages from the notebook were scattered around the room.  Those teenagers like to hang around the mall.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ADJECTIVE
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AROUND (_not comparable_) * (informal, with the verb "to be") Alive; existing. _The record store on Main Street? Yes, it's still AROUND._ "How is old Bob? I heard that his health is failing."

around (not comparable)

  1. (informal, with the verb "to be") Alive; existing.
    The record store on Main Street? Yes, it's still around.
    "How is old Bob? I heard that his health is failing."

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ADVERB
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AROUND (_not comparable_) * Generally. * From place to place. _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._ * From one state or condition to an opposite or very different one; with a metaphorical change in direction; bringing about awareness or agreement. _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) * (with TURN, SPIN, etc.) Partially or completely rotated, including to face in the opposite direction. _Turn AROUND at the end of this street._ _She spun AROUND a few times._ * Used with verbs to indicate repeated or continuous action, or in numerous locations or with numerous people _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?_ DERIVED TERMS TRANSLATIONS

around (not comparable)

  1. Generally.
  2. From place to place.
    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.
  3. From one state or condition to an opposite or very different one; with a metaphorical change in direction; bringing about awareness or agreement.
    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)
  4. (with turn, spin, etc.) Partially or completely rotated, including to face in the opposite direction.
    Turn around at the end of this street.
    She spun around a few times.
  5. Used with verbs to indicate repeated or continuous action, or in numerous locations or with numerous people
    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?

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - SEE ALSO
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