AROUND in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of AROUND
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around
 ad.  in a circle or in circumference
 ad.  on all or various sides, in every or any direction
Classic Sentence: (152 in 11 pages)
1  She ran around the shrubs and paths towards the secret garden.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
2  Another pause, and more eying and sidling around each other.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
3  When she cautiously faced around again, a peach lay before her.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
4  She ran to the door; he was not in sight; she flew around to the play-yard; he was not there.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
5  There was no getting around the authorities, so Joe turned, received the whack and fell.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
6  Then he sat up, pushing the body from him, and gazed at it, and then around him, confusedly.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
7  Potter lifted his face and looked around him with a pathetic hopelessness in his eyes.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
8  He began to find himself hanging around her father's house, nights, and feeling very miserable.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
9  Then he went tearing around the house again spreading chaos and destruction in his path.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
10  You go over that way and I'll hunt around by the spring.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
11  I'd like to see her get around this with her rubbage 'bout superstition.'
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
12  And finally, when they got out their pipes and went serenely puffing around, the very summit of glory was reached.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
13  She glanced around; found herself alone, and the next instant she had the book in her hands.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
14  Tom, I don't like to fool around much where there's dead people.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
15  Yes, but, Huck, ghosts don't travel around only at night.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
Example Sentence: (202 in 14 pages)
16  Brash noisy journalists were crowding around the ambassador.
17  The World Cup was transmitted around the world by satellite.
18  He stood up and began to move around the room.
19  He had twined his chubby arms around Vincent's neck.
20  The water eddied around in a whirlpool.
21  Bud turned the truck around, and started back for Dalton Pond.
22  A lot of the training is orientated around communications skills.
23  During my lifetime I haven't got around to much travelling.
24  May the joy and happiness around you today and always.
25  He told the children to start moving clockwise around the room.
26  My wallet must be around here somewhere.
27  You shouldn't fool around with dangerous chemicals.
28  I spent most of my youth hanging around the bars of Dublin.
29  The explorers climbed a mound to survey the land around them.
30  The boy could be seen with his legs wrapped around the trunk.