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We drove around looking for a hotel.
I wish you’d stop following me around.
There’s a rumor going around that she’s leaving her job.
Martha heard a noise and spun around to see what it was.
When we got to the border, the guards made us turn around and go back.
At that moment a truck came rushing around the corner.
Go around to the back of the house and see if anyone’s in the yard.
Arrange the chairs around the table.
Sam had his arm around Mandy’s waist.
Everyone crowded around the little dog.
a cabin with woods all around
They have about 15 offices scattered around the country.
Why are all those clothes lying around on the floor?
The Games were watched by millions of people around the world.
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.
There are some really good new video games around.
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