Quotes about "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
6 quotes about around
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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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?'

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.

Harry Crosby

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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.

Harry Crosby

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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.

Harry Crosby

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On the other hand, I was very much interested in the way people behaved, the human dance, how they seemed to move around each other. I wanted to play around with that.

Harry Crosby

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Talk radio has made an enormous run around establishment media. But the Internet is making an end run around talk radio. Suddenly we're faced with an information age.

Harry Crosby

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I guess fortunate that I'm still around and I emphasize I guess because you never can tell what musicians would be playing had they been around as long as I have.

Harry Crosby

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In my opinion, assassination theories will continue to revolve around these assassinations as they have around several other significant assassinations in American history. The assassination of President Lincoln comes to mind.

Harry Crosby

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When you first get money, you buy all these things so no one thinks you're mean, and you spread it around. You get a chauffeur and you find yourself thrown around the back of this car and you think, I was happier when I had my own little car! I could drive myself!

Harry Crosby

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Social satire has been around since people have been around.

Harry Crosby

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I consider myself very lucky. God has a funny way of bringing some things around and knocking you in the head with the ultimate destination. Something I should have achieved quite easily took me a long time to get around to. It came in His time, not mine.

Harry Crosby

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I guess some kids around me had to grow up quickly, had all those problems. But I wasn't one of those kids, or around those kids, not at all.

Harry Crosby

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On Mallrats, a lot of times they'd have to come find me. I'd be off hanging around. Looking around the stores, hanging out with people. So, he'd have to come find me.

Harry Crosby

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Being away for the weekends, and me being the international player that I have been for those 30 years, I've spent a lot more time flying around the world, playing different golf tournaments around the world.

Harry Crosby

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Some people are still not into us. That makes sense. We haven't really done a lot of press. We haven't put ourselves out there in ways that a lot of people would know we are still around. Unless you tour or record, they don't know you are around.

Harry Crosby

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The best way in the world to advertise is to get somebody else to run around with the name of your product on their person or showing it around somewhere and not only that but they're paying for it.

Harry Crosby

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If it were the Clinton people, they'd be sitting around figuring out how to pull themselves out. Instead the president is continuing to go around the country and peddling Social Security, which the needle is not moving on.

Harry Crosby

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Whenever I arrive on a real location, I have to move around and work out what the best angles are going to be. When I was moving around with the lens, I discovered things that the naked eye would not have.

Harry Crosby

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Your children can be around you all day, but if you don't spend quality time with them and you don't pay attention to them and talk to them and listen to them, it doesn't matter that they're just around you.

Harry Crosby

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