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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theysee around
he/she/itsees around
present participleseeing around
past tensesaw around
past participleseen around
  1. 1
    see someone around to notice someone often in places that you go to regularly

    I’ve never actually met her, but I’ve seen her around.

  2. 2

    see around


    see round

    see around something British to examine a place by walking around it

    What a beautiful house! I’d love to see around it.

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… a teaching method in which groups of children learn independently using a computer linked to the internet

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a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …

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