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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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Here comes a draw play up the middle.
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But Nagursky's there and he grabs Kincaid around the knees.
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Ho, a fumble!
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Alright, everybody crowd around her and hold your phone,
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and look like you're guessing their profile.
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So on June 26th, 2013, Edie and her supporters gather around the computer.
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Pops up on the screen: "DOMA's unconstitutional, 5-4."
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And everyone's like, “Woo!"
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They crowd around picnic tables where informal stall owners display 1 Real coins neatly,
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in rows or in tackle boxes.
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Before the race, throngs of fans, mostly American, crowded around the car.
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The players all gather around a table or a virtual table,
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and every single one of them has a character that they’ve chosen to play.

Other meanings for around...

aroundadverb

  • ja周囲に、周りに
  • enin a circle; with a circular motion
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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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All right, turn around, Nick.
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Okay, and this is some kind of a note to me or something.
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Swirl around so it has a nice amount of fat.
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Okay, alright. Guys, come on over here gather around.
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I wanna propose a toast.
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To our new Lord of Catan, Ben Wyatt,
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a great friend and a wonderful man.
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What you're going to do with the ladle, you're going to go around and around.
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- Around and around. - Really?

aroundadverb

  • ja近くに、そばに、この辺に
  • enapproximately or about
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Zac and I met when I was around probably 18 years old.
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Lily was on the red carpet for something, for an award show.
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I interviewed him on the orange carpet for Nickelodeon
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and backstage with the whole High School Musical cast.
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- I was a late bloomer. - Uh-huh.
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Probably right around 26 or 27 years old, I started to fill out a little bit, and it was—
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'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.
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Yeah.
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The alarm company said the break-in happened around 7:30.
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Most people are home at that time.
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Is there anyone who knew you'd be out?
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The people who were with me at wine club.
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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.
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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!
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- You're so manipulative! - I had to fall asleep on the floor again!
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I'm exhausted!
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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.
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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!
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Wait...
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How did you know I had a crush on Naomi?
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- I read your diary. - Oh.
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Age does do a lot to your skin.
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I've actually noticed now that I'm in my 30s.
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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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It was around seventh and eighth grade.
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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—
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I also cry about it too.
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I couldn't help it, you know? It's just...
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It's just mean how they would even say that.