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phrasal verb [intransitive] British
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theycome round
he/she/itcomes round
present participlecoming round
past tensecame round
past participlecome round
  1. 4

    come round


    come around

    to go to several people in a room, one after another, especially in order to talk to them

    The manager came round and congratulated everyone.

    come round with:

    A waiter came round with a tray of drinks.

  2. 5

    come round


    come around

    if something such as a letter or a message comes round, it is sent to several people in a place

    A note came round asking for new ideas.

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