prep.到处, 在 ... 附近, 围绕, 大约, 符合
adv.到处, 在周围, 现有, 闲散地, 转弯,掉头
I'll send someone to show you around.
It'll be finished around Christmas.
He turned around as he heard a noise behind him.
I will visit you around Christmas.
He looked around but could see nobody.
My sister is around your age.
1. 到处, 四处
Just drive me around.
2. 周围, 附近
Let me see if he is around.
She turned around to see who was calling her.
4. 环绕; 循环地
The windmill kept turning around.
The journey will take around ten days.
1. 围绕, 环绕
They sat around the table.
Ann travelled around Europe for a few months.
She liked to work around her own home.
They went around the town, not through it.
5. 大约, 将近
He went to the United States around 1987.
have been around
1. 见过世面; 老于世故
This guy has been around.