aroundadverb

  • ja周囲に、周りに
  • enin a circle; with a circular motion

Examples

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1.
Hello again, Mr. Sysselman.
2.
Having fun? I hope so.
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Just turn around.
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Walk away with me, please.
5.
She's just a kid, but she talks some sense.
6.
These people need our help, Iorek.
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Let's go give it.
8.
This isn't who you are.
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1.
He's gonna turn around and see us.
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Come on.
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- Sorry, sorry. - Oh, hey, guys, what's up?
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- You wanna join our acapella jam circle? - Oh, no.
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Are you guys 'Harry Potter' fans?
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I do not like where this is going.
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Three, four.
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Won't you come visit Hogwarts?
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I'll be alone dancing in Gryffindor.
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Harry's the best at the spells.
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And as for potions, Hermione does well.
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This is actually pretty funny.
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You gotta know Harry Potter.
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1.
When the red light goes on, the spray's about to start, so close your eyes.
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When the spraying stops, count to 5.
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Pat yourself down to avoid drip marks, then turn around so we can get your back.
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Got it?
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Spray, count, pat, and turn.
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Spray, count, and pat.
7.
Wow, you catch on quick.
8.
Well, I have a PhD, so...
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1.
- Hello? - Hey, Zo.
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Chase.
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Wait, I thought PCA was having their prom tonight.
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We are.
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I blew it off.
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How come?
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Because I didn't wanna go by myself.
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Then turn around.
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Chase.
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Chase!
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1.
This line, no one has that.
2.
I don't know what that is. That's ridic—
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I guess if you spill something, it just drips down.
4.
All right, turn around, Nick.
5.
Okay, and this is some kind of a note to me or something.
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1.
In the third act of 'Swan Lake,'
2.
the Black Swan pulls off a seemingly endless series of turns,
3.
bobbing up and down on one pointed foot
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and spinning around, and around, and around 32 times.
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1.
- You're a lefty, right? - I'm lefty.
2.
Okay, here's the sauce. Pick up the ladle.
3.
Okay, up, up, up. Keep going. Okay, right in the middle.
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- Okay. - Okay. That's it for now.
5.
What you're going to do with the ladle, you're going to go around and around.
6.
- Around and around. - Really?

Other meanings for around...

aroundadverb

  • ja〔~を〕囲むように、〔~周りを〕ぐるりと
  • enin close from all sides so as to surround
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1.
Oh, I see you moved the green ottoman.
2.
Uh-oh.
3.
How did that happen?
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I don't know. I thought it looked better there.
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And also it's an extra seat around the coffee table.
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Yeah, it's interesting.
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But you know what? Just for fun.
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Let's see what it looked like in the old spot.
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Just to compare. Let's see.
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Ha. Well, it looks good there too.
11.
Let's just leave it there for a while.
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1.
There's a community outreach program that's very important to me.
2.
I was wondering if you'd like to head it up.
3.
Absolutely, sir.
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I won't just head it up, I will Head & Shoulders it up.
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I will dive in, swim around it, and just be altogether good with it.
6.
Be more articulate when you speak to the children.
7.
Yes, sir. I will make better mouth.
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1.
Here comes a draw play up the middle.
2.
But Nagursky's there and he grabs Kincaid around the knees.
3.
Ho, a fumble!
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Loose ball!
5.
What's going on down there?
6.
These guys got moves like nobody in the league.
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But wait!
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DiAngelo dives on it!
9.
What a break for Dallas.
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1.
We can burn the stuff they gave us.
2.
Or?
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Or we can chant and dance around naked.
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You know, with sticks.
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- Burning's good. - Burning's good, yeah.
6.
Okay, so now we need sage branches
7.
and the sacramental wine.
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1.
When we were filming the barn scene, there was a piano.
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And Sofia and the kids were singing 'Bohemian Rhapsody' while I was playing the piano part.
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And she's this big and has the tiniest fingers.
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And yet, in between takes, we would all gather around the piano,
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and little Kai would play for us.
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1.
We love to gather around food,
2.
and celebrate our family and friends.

aroundadverb

  • ja近くに、そばに、この辺に
  • enapproximately or about
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1.
The alarm company said the break-in happened around 7:30.
2.
Most people are home at that time.
3.
Is there anyone who knew you'd be out?
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The people who were with me at wine club.
5.
Oh, my, I just remembered.
6.
Carol Spitzheim's house was broken into several months ago, also during wine club.
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Interesting.
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The odds of that happening coincidentally are vanishingly small.
9.
I would say infinitesimally.
10.
Yes, and I would say teenily weenily.
11.
We all know words.
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1.
She's such a badass.
2.
Normally, I don't think she'd choose me as a friend.
3.
But we both moved here around the same time.
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Both the new kids in town, you know?
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So I guess I kinda lucked out.
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1.
- I was a late bloomer. - Uh-huh.
2.
Probably right around 26 or 27 years old, I started to fill out a little bit, and it was—
3.
'Cause I've always been skinny, but it's, you know—
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- I've been the funny guy. - Yeah.
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- But I grew into my ears, I guess you could say. - Yeah.
6.
Yeah.
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1.
You had a party last night?
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I did not have a party. Did we have a party?
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- That was not a party. - Why didn't you call me?
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Okay, because I did call you at around 9:30.
5.
You said, "I'll call you back in 5."
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- I waited for hours— - Yes because I fell asleep.
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- I was putting Beni to sleep. - No, that's fucking rude.
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- Oh, here we go with the lies. - I had to put him to sleep. I'm not lying!
9.
- You're so manipulative! - I had to fall asleep on the floor again!
10.
I'm exhausted!
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1.
Zac and I met when I was around probably 18 years old.
2.
Lily was on the red carpet for something, for an award show.
3.
I interviewed him on the orange carpet for Nickelodeon
4.
and backstage with the whole High School Musical cast.
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1.
How did you know my mom was gonna get that phone call?
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'Cause I answered the phone yesterday before your mom came home.
3.
I told that lady to call back around 7.
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Okay, how did you know the phone was gonna ring right before it did, huh?
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- Tell me that. - Because on your portable phone, there's a little light that blinks right before it rings.
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Man!
7.
Wait...
8.
How did you know I had a crush on Naomi?
9.
- I read your diary. - Oh.
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1.
Age does do a lot to your skin.
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I've actually noticed now that I'm in my 30s.
3.
Starting around late 20s I noticed my skin was losing collagen.
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It lost a little bit of that bounce, that luster.
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And I had to exfoliate it a lot because my skin turnover rate was decreasing.
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'Cause when you're younger, your skin turns over faster
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and so that's why your skin is always looking really great.
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1.
It was around seventh and eighth grade.
2.
None of the boys would date me
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because they said I had the body of an 8-year-old little boy.
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And I laugh about it now because—
5.
I also cry about it too.
6.
I couldn't help it, you know? It's just...
7.
It's just mean how they would even say that.