around

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around

In addition to the idioms beginning with around, also see beat about (around) the bush; been around; boss someone around; bring around; cast about (around); come around; enough to go around; every time one turns around; fool around; fuck around; full circle (what goes around comes around); get around; get around to; go around in circles; hang around; horse around; kick around; kid around; knock about (around); know one's way around; mess around; nose about (around); pal around with; play around; poke around; push around; rally around; roll around; run around in circles; run around like a chicken; run around with; run rings around; screw around; scrounge around; shop around; sleep around; stick around; talk around; tear around; throw one's weight around; turn around; twist around one's finger; up and about (around). Also see under round.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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