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

    come round

    or

    come around

    if a regular event comes round, it happens again
  2. 3

    come round

    or

    come around

    to go to a place where someone is, especially their house, in order to visit them
    Why don’t you come round after work?
  3. 4

    come round

    or

    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.
  4. 5

    come round

    or

    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.
  5. 6

    come round

    or

    come around

    to change your opinion or decision because someone has persuaded you to agree with them
    We were sure she’d come round in the end.
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