Quotes containing word "around"

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Sell also: about, approximately, roughly, round, some

Definitions and meanings of word "around"

• Adv: in the area or vicinity; examples: "a few spectators standing about", "hanging around", "waited around for the next flight"

• Adv: by a circular or circuitous route; examples: "He came all the way around the base", "the road goes around the pond"

• Adv: to or among many different places or in no particular direction; examples: "wandering about with no place to go", "people were rushing about", "news gets around (or about)", "traveled around in Asia", "he needs advice from someone who's been around", "she sleeps around"

• Adv: in a circle or circular motion; example: "The wheels are spinning around"

• Adv: (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct; examples: "lasted approximately an hour", "in just about a minute", "he's about 30 years old", "I've had about all I can stand", "we meet about once a month", "some forty people came", "weighs around a hundred pounds", "roughly $3,000", "holds 3 gallons, more or less", "20 or so people were at the party"

• Adv: in or to a reversed position or direction; examples: "about face", "suddenly she turned around"

• Adv: to a particular destination either specified or understood; examples: "she came around to see me", "I invited them around for supper"

• Adv: all around or on all sides; examples: "dirty clothes lying around (or about)", "let's look about for help", "There were trees growing all around", "she looked around her"

• Adv: in circumference; examples: "the trunk is ten feet around", "the pond is two miles around"

• Adv: from beginning to end; throughout; examples: "It rains all year round on Skye", "frigid weather the year around"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "around"

Dave Chappelle
7 quotes about around
American Writer, Artist, Actor, Comedian, Producer
Born Friday 24 August 1973
Harry Crosby
one quote about around
American Writer, Poet, Publisher
Saturday 4 June 1898 - Tuesday 10 December 1929
Bode Miller
5 quotes about around
American Athlete
Born Wednesday 12 October 1977
Barack Obama
6 quotes about around
American President
Born Friday 4 August 1961
Sonny Rollins
5 quotes about around
American Musician
Born Sunday 7 September 1930
Marc Andreessen
6 quotes about around
American Author, Businessman
Born Monday 26 April 1971
Norman Rockwell
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American Artist
Saturday 3 February 1894 - Wednesday 8 November 1978
Rob Walton
4 quotes about around
Canadian Athlete
Born Tuesday 29 March 1949
Trey Anastasio
5 quotes about around
American Musician, Composer
Born Wednesday 30 September 1964
Loretta Lynn
5 quotes about around
American Writer, Author, Musician, Songwriter
Born Sunday 14 April 1935
Barbara Kingsolver
5 quotes about around
American Novelist, Poet
Born Friday 8 April 1955
Richard O'Brien
3 quotes about around
English Writer, Actor
Born Wednesday 25 March 1942

I have asked the village blacksmith to forge golden chains to tie our ankles together. I have gathered all the gay ribbons in the world to wind around and around and around and around and around and around again around our two waists.

Harry Crosby

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With the film around for 25 years and the show being around even longer - still running and continuing to fill house all around the word - it's really an exciting and wonderful thing to be part of that.

Richard O'Brien

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Family businesses that have been around for generations are suddenly closing their doors, and while I'm not comparing my situation or my family's situations to theirs, the fact that my father's business, which has been around for 30 years, might not be around, it gives me a perspective that makes me want to fight even harder for a lot of people.

Alexi Giannoulias

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My father wasn't around when I was a kid, and I used to always say, 'Why me? Why don't I have a father? Why isn't he around? Why did he leave my mother?' But as I got older I looked deeper and thought, 'I don't know what my father was going through, but if he was around all the time, would I be who I am today?'

LeBron James

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But I think traveling around and going around the world and making arrangements for moving around is the most difficult thing, 'cuz you don't know what's going to happen.

Brian Epstein

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I can turn around and scream and get angry, but I turn around and I forget about it.

Sofia Vergara

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One of my biggest personal holdings is Rotana. That company has a very dominant force in the Middle East. It has around 45% of all the movie industry and around 75% of all the music.

Al-Waleed bin Talal

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Sorrows gather around great souls as storms do around mountains; but, like them, they break the storm and purify the air of the plain beneath them.

Jean Paul

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It's easy to be lazy when there's food lying around backstage or there's a fast-food joint a couple blocks away. But if you walk a little further, ask around a bit, of course there are exciting things to discover.

Alex Kapranos

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I started skiing around the same time as I began playing the piano, at around four, before moving to the violin at five.

Vanessa Mae

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When you grow up around it, I just watched my father work really hard. He wasn't around as much as I would have liked. And when I grew up, I understood why.

Katey Sagal

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I can't sit around having coffee. I have all these appointments, and a lot of my friends sit around having coffee talking about the jobs they didn't get.

Eva Marie Saint

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As long as I live, I will never forget that day 21 years ago when I raised my hand and took the oath of citizenship. Do you know how proud I was? I was so proud that I walked around with an American flag around my shoulders all day long.

Arnold Schwarzenegger

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As I walk around, I have met 70-year-old women who live on the Upper West Side who love the show. And I met a couple in Kansas - a couple of truck drivers who drove around together - who loved it. It's popular all over the place and definitely in the gay community.

Lee Tergesen

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I don't drive around London much. Any journey around Islington involves hundreds of speed bumps that seem to tear the bottom of your car off.

Alan Davies

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But what was my motivation was music, and the fact that I love to move around. I'm always moving around.

Suzanne Farrell

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Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.

Michael Jordan

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Ten percent of the big fish still remain. There are still some blue whales. There are still some krill in Antarctica. There are a few oysters in Chesapeake Bay. Half the coral reefs are still in pretty good shape, a jeweled belt around the middle of the planet. There's still time, but not a lot, to turn things around.

Sylvia Earle

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We must never forget that many around the globe are denied the basic rights we enjoy as Americans. If we are to continue enjoying these privileges and freedoms we must accept our mission of expanding democracy around the globe.

James Inhofe

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If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I've had them; everybody has had them. But obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.

Michael Jordan

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