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the quiet country roads around my hometown
Is your wife around? I'd like to talk to her.
People living in and around the Chernobyl area were the worst affected.
The factory is in Sacramento, or somewhere around there.
It's one of the most popular restaurants for miles around.
She said her husband hadn't been around when she really needed him.
The place gets so messy when the children are around.
Blake had been around Washington for years, and knew all the right people.
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