Bullets were splashing all around his feet, and then one hit him.
Capital Cities, "Kangaroo Court" This song has been around for a few weeks, but this video takes it to a whole new level.
In national polls, opposition to cutting the national pension plan ranges from around 64 percent to about 78 percent (PDF).
Neolithic humans lived in the caves pocking its slopes, and by around 1400 BCE a fortified palace was built atop the Acropolis.
Like, OK, to be around them when we were away from work is great, but being at work was still kind of strange for me.
I'm willin'; but I'm not goin' around by the back door to miss that feller.
He led her, unresisting, around to the couch at the other side of the table.
And all the while, my thinking section was going around and around.
There was good feed all around, but we could not, from the darkness, find any water.
I rather liked him bein' a little ticklish about goin' around with me for a while.
c.1300, "in circumference," from phrase on round. Rare before 1600. In sense of "here and there with no fixed direction" it is 1776, American English (properly about). Of time, from 1888. To have been around "gained worldly experience" is from 1927, U.S. colloquial.
The subject is not naive, but is experienced and clever: He may look innocent, but he's been around/ Having been around the block, Sylvia not only writes stories but dispenses advice/ Oliver's been around the block and won't be seduced by money ( first variant 1920s+, second variant 1990s+)