How to use Around in a sentence
He put an arm around her waist and kissed her cheek.
Turning the truck around, he headed back down the drive.
Then the saint stopped speaking and looked around him.
He thought that a wonderful light was shining around him.
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His warm hands slid around her waist, pulling her back against him.
I guess we could say he hasn't been around much.
The boy looked around him with wondering eyes.
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He put an arm around her shoulders.
As he swung her around, he spoke into her ear.
Strong arms slipped around her waist, drawing her back against him.
Wrapping his arms around her, he sighed deeply.
She clamped her arms around his waist again.Advertisement
His fingers closed around her arm and he firmly pulled her back.
It was wandering around, getting close to Destiny.
You must be getting bored around here.
I put my arm around her.
It's the same old wolf that has been skulking around here all winter.Advertisement
He swept her around.
This act he repeated until all of the nine tiny piglets were visible, and they were so glad to get out of his pocket that they ran around in a very lively manner.
It is almost no effort for me to row around the lake, no matter how heavy the load may be.
Eat out in style as you tour around this great city.
She sat up, pulling the blanket around her nightgown and shivered.Advertisement
She removed his Tux and shoes, rolling him around the bed in the process.
For the most part, the facial expressions of those sitting around the table were sympathetic, but Dulce looked as if she was ready to break into tears.
Then, on Christmas morning when everyone is awake, we lounge around in our night clothes while we open presents.
Her arms stole around his neck and she ran trembling fingers through the soft hair on the back of his head.
She slipped her arms around his neck and forced his lips down harder on her own.Advertisement
Why did they have to sneak around?
They all looked around, but the piglets had disappeared.
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She stopped at a light and glanced at a shop to her right where some people were standing around talking.
Mrs. Marsh burst into a fresh bout of tears, and Brandon put an arm around her, his own eyes growing misty.Advertisement
She threw her arms around his neck and pressed her cheek against him.
She's been moping around every since you left.
He glanced around the room and his troubled gaze halted on her.
This time they were on the balcony, gazing into the night, his arm around her waist.
Betsy exclaimed as we caught our breath, standing atop the highest point for thirty miles around.Advertisement
I put my arms around her but I didn't know what to say.
He sat, surprising Bianca, who wrapped her arms around him.
Around Billina's neck was a string of beautiful pearls, and on her legs were bracelets of emeralds.
The land around it was rugged, with only a few fields in the midst of a vast forest.
And in the middle was a rough table with benches around it instead of chairs.Advertisement
Economically, we understand the world around us in terms of scarcity.
I think most people around the world will seek personal excellence.
It was of small dimensions, with a peaked cottage roof, and not much else to be seen, the dirt being raised five feet all around as if it were a compost heap.
Put your name in for a reservation at the restaurant and then take a walk around the neighboring historic buildings and woods.
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And yet, the mail man always stopped – or was he simply turning around?
He waved as he turned it around to leave.
She turned around and walked three steps before it hit her.
It can't be any more dangerous than driving around in Tulsa.
Instantly his hands came up to her elbows, forcing her arms around his neck.
She wrapped her arms around her knees and stared into the dusk.
She moved between Adrienne and Brandon, and put an arm around each of their shoulders.
I'm the one who owes you an apology, not the other way around.
Julie swung around and glared at Rachel.
Maybe sometime she'll feel comfortable with having a hired hand around - or maybe she'll get married again.
Suddenly he stopped and swung around.
She spun around and headed for her car, tears welling up in her eyes.
About the way he smiled, so sweet and innocent - the way his arms felt around her, so comforting and secure.
Tucking a wayward strand of curly brown hair back into her bun, she replaced her hat and wrapped the lead lines around the wagon break.
Bordeaux slung a long leg around his saddle horn and tucked the glasses into his saddlebag.
You reckon them Injuns knew we was around?
She turned around and picked up the lines.
Winding the reins around the saddle horn, he shook out his rope and tied it to the bridle.
She swished it around in her mouth to wash out the sand and then spit.
Grabbing an armful of the hay they had packed around the supplies in each wagon, she dropped it on the sand and the mules eagerly began devouring it.
She leaned forward and draped her arms around the horse's shoulders.
She swished the water around in the bottom, glancing at the water barrel.
He grinned, the expression creating little lines around his sparkling blue eyes.
Can't you just picture them swimming around on that pond, ducking their heads gracefully to feed.
It took some getting used to moving around.
Look, I was only fooling around.
I'm just learning my way around the internet at this level but Brennan's people could do it in a minute.
He has these god-awful nightmares and wakes me up thrashing around.
Our cases were scattered around the country with most jurisdictions receiving our tip for the first time.
Can Howard have an hour off to show me around Keene before I leave?
They snuck around and found my name and began to push me, claiming public interest, national security, and all that bull shit.
I missed him when he wasn't around.
Nobody following you or creeping around?
It was fun having Molly around.
He always was riding around on his bicycle.
She looked around, disoriented.
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Melvyn's also boasts two world-class wine cellars with premium vintages from around the world.
Ohio holds hiking trails, campgrounds and ski hills traversed by travelers from around the world.
These restaurants satisfy your hunger while allowing you to enjoy seafood dishes from around the world.
The market features eateries from around the world, souvenir vendors and street performers in a colonial-style setting.
In a city that never sleeps, with a melting pot of every culture in the world, it is easy to find food from around the planet.
Ask for your deserts to go to enjoy as you stroll around the streets, or take up a seat in the back which offers a small comfortable sitting area.
Alex said, glancing around.
Carmen whipped her head around.
Or was it the other way around?
He laughed, swirling her around.
It was wandering in circles and looking around.
It's wandering around in circles and it's not at all afraid of us.
When Destiny wanted to wear a ring like mommy, Carmen tied a yellow ribbon around her finger and made a bow of it on the top.
Throughout the meal she led the subject a weaving path around the animals, the weather, and work on the nursery.
A warm hand caressed its way up her back and around to cradle her breast.
She walked behind his chair, leaning over it and putting her arms around him.
She stepped around the chair and stood before him.
Then she unbuttoned the first few buttons on his shirt and slipped her arms around his neck.
Kissing his chin, she worked her way around to his cheek.
He put an arm around her shoulders, his gaze warm and admiring.
Even the way she wore her hair, with those braids wrapped around the top of her head like a crown and the long shiny blond curls falling around her shoulders and down her back – she wasn't simply beautiful.
Being around Lathum had opened his eyes to the number of people who deceive and are deceived.
She carefully drew the outline of a truck around the words on the top.
After the dishes were done and the beds made, she usually wandered around the house or sat in the yard, soaking up sun.
You don't do anything but sit around and stare.
As for sitting around doing nothing, I'm going to do something about that.
Lisa swung around and stared at Connie.
She wandered around the house with a foreboding that this was the last time she would see it.
The car spun around at the bottom of the hill, spraying gravel in a wild circle.
She closed her eyes and said another prayer before she clamped a sweaty hand around the cold door handle.
He walked around to the driver's side, ducking his head as he folded his long frame into the car.
Maneuvering the car around skillfully, he started back up the road.
Have you got folks around here?
The long drive detoured around several large oak trees before it ended in a circle.
He strode around to her side of the car and opened the door for her.
She swung her legs around and firmly planted her feet on the ground before accepting the hand he offered.
A curly blond head peeked around the corner and large blue eyes studied the stranger cautiously.
She pulled the blanket around her shoulders and curled into a shivering ball, staring through the window into the darkness.
She gripped him around the waist, wishing she could crush the breath from him.
She glanced around for some kind of weapon as they walked, and soon came up with a walking stick.
Lisa jerked her head around and glared at him, but his attention was fully absorbed by the destruction.
By now she was so turned around that she couldn't have found her way to the ATV, much less the road.
He stepped around her and remained silent all the way to the ATV.
She mounted the ATV behind him and hesitated before putting her arms around his waist.
He started the engine and she clamped her arms around him, clinging to him as he spun the tires in a spray of pebbles and rocks.
As I said, I enjoy having a female around.
Nothing existed around her during that time but numbness.
He glanced up as she entered and turned the photo around so that she could see the picture.
There are a zillion fast food restaurants around here.
Then his face engaged in a smile that created little wrinkles around his eyes and grooves in his cheeks.
Giddon closed the door, and Lisa waved to Connie as he walked around the front of the car.
He jerked his head around and stared at her.
I'm not sure I have enough chores around here to keep her busy.
No one was around, so she decided to explore the path.
She started down the path again, lifting her arms and spinning around.
Lots of dangerous trails look inviting around here.
One evening, close to suppertime, Lisa, Tammy and Sarah were lounging around the pool.
Giddon paid no attention to the three at the pool, patting Diablo's nose and talking softly to him as if no one was around.
He glanced around the pool and lifted his upper lip in disdain.
She swung around to find Giddon watching Allen, his expression dark and brooding.
He studied his cup of coffee, swishing the liquid around in it absently.
Recovering in an ungraceful manner, she marched to her room, glad he wasn't around to laugh.
She tried to step around him, but he stopped her with an iron grip on her arm.
He stepped closer, slipping his other hand around her waist, and pulled her gently against him.
Inside, she closed the door and looked around.
After one last look around to see if she was being watched, she started into the woods.
She searched around for a landmark that could be seen over the trees, but nothing was tall enough.
Deciding to use the sun to orient herself, she detoured around several dense patches of blackberry bushes.
She glanced around, a little disoriented.
Unhurt, she would have no fear of wandering around to find her way, but her injury prevented any exploration.
She felt his breath on the back of her neck and stiffened as one arm slipped around her waist.
She had a wild urge to throw her arms around his neck and kiss the worry from his face.
She stayed around the house, propping her foot up whenever she sat down, and by evening it was only a little sore.
This time she stretched her arms around his waist without hesitation.
He glanced around at her and winked.
There used to be houses around here long time ago.
After a while they were riding around the side of a steep hill through tall grass.
She stepped away from him, but he grabbed one arm, turning her around to face him.
She glanced around at the crystal chandeliers and velvet curtains.
She glanced around the room again and did a double take when she saw the man in a dark brown suit.
Yancey put his glass down and stood, moving around the table to take her by the arm.
One hand on her waist, the other holding hers lightly, he gracefully swept her around.
Yancey swirled her around and leaned his head down, speaking in a low voice.
He walked around it and then leaned down to look in the window.
Tammy turned around and pointed at the cake.
I miss that and I'm not going to be held back simply because you're afraid to have me wandering around on my own.
Outside, she stood on the porch a few minutes, studying the mountains around them.
From now on, I think it's best you stay around the house.
She glanced down at the towel tucked around his midsection and gasped.
If you don't like the weather, hang around until this afternoon.
Tammy wrapped an arm around Lisa's neck and laid a soft curly head on her shoulder.
She darted around him and ran for the door, but he caught her half way.
It was simple enough to wander around outside, as if she were looking for something.
When she decided Yancey wasn't around, she started down the path, keeping close to the trees without breaking her promise not to wander in the woods.
Cautiously, she crept up to the door and peered around it, jerking her head back instinctively when she spotted Yancey unlocking a door to an inner office.
She peeked around the door again just in time to see him walk into the office and close the door.
She glanced around, noting several objects covered with cloths, as well as a box that sat on a table beside the door.
She glanced around the dimly lit room, desperately searching for a way out.
Glancing around to see if Yancey was gone, she spotted him disappearing around the bend, on his way to the house.
She stepped around him and headed for the house.
He maneuvered the car around the sharp turn.
He won't talk to me, but he isn't slamming anything around.
Yancey didn't get out, but he did wait until she had her car started before he turned his car around and headed back to the house.
At the house, she turned her car around and parked so it faced the drive, ready to leave at a moment's notice.
He grabbed her arm and turned her around to face him.
Checking to see if anyone was around, she exited her room.
When I saw you standing there in the road, so beautiful, your hair flowing around you like morning mist, I couldn't let you walk away.
She slipped her arms around his neck and whispered against his lips, "yes."
Ever since Michael discovered that Brandon lives here, he's followed me around like a puppy.
Adrienne swung around to find Brandon leaning against the kitchen door jam.
She was just joking around, you know.
Yes. I just can't stand sitting around.
Michael turned around and came back to her.
Once she was settled in the seat, he shut the door and walked around the car to the driver's side.
Brandon glanced down as he stepped around her and then grabbed her arm She smiled up at him mischievously.
He thinks it is beneath his dignity to help around the house and watch the kids.
She watched him tighten a strap around the horse's belly.
He turned his horse around.
Don't you girls know how dangerous it is to be walking at night around here?
He stared down at his cup and swirled the coffee around absently.
The sand lay white around them like a blanket of snow.
She glanced around, counting mules.
The flames threw eerie lights into the sand around the wagons, but nothing moved.
For the first time, Cassie realized what a target they had been around the fire at night.
Maybe you'd like to stick around here for a while to see if they show up.
Heat waves blurred the dunes around them.
The white sand blowing around looked like a Texas blizzard.
In any case, Bordeaux slipped a comforting arm around her shoulders.
Bordeaux lay against her back, one arm around her waist and one leg thrown carelessly over hers.
She slipped one arm around his neck and returned the kiss, answering his question.
They cautiously crept around the dune.
He sorted around through the sand and finally motioned for her to follow.
They won't expect us to go that way, and we can move around in the lava field without leaving tracks.
He scowled at their tracks, visible all the way back around the dune.
She glanced around at the rock outcroppings.
Everything around her started to spin and then went black.
Her whispered calls for Bordeaux received no response so she felt around in the darkness.
Cautiously her fingers felt the ground around her and touched the cold steel barrel.
Horses were moving around on the ledge above, their hooves clicking against the rocks.
He led the horse around and they left the ravine, traveling at right angles to the path the Indians had taken.
The heat settled around them like a hot breath.
The landscape around them was bleak, almost as devoid of plant life as the white sands had been.
As they watched, three Indians rode around a bend in the gully and passed below them.
There was no need to hold on to her, but his arm around her waist was welcome all the same.
She glanced around at the arid camp, taking in the dusty tents and scraggly cacti..
People gathered around them to ask questions.
She blushed and glanced around the table.
Bordeaux had one arm wrapped fondly around the shoulders of a saloon girl.
His strong arms wrapped around her and he kissed her forehead.
He wrapped the reins around the break and stepped over to greet Darcie.
He turned to one of the men standing around the stage office and indicated Darcie with a wave of his hand.
He maneuvered the team around a big stump.
A tall thin bow-legged figure strolled around the side of the house.
Bordeaux slipped an arm around her waist.
Cassie gazed around at the ranch.
Spring is around the corner.
Cynthia looped the coils of the telephone cord around her finger.
I didn't grow up around here like you, and I don't intend to spend the rest of my life working at the diner.
Oh yeah, you weren't around here then.
The ranchers around here say they can always count on him to help when they're in a bind.
She rubbed her eyes and tilted her watch crystal around until the light reflected enough to read the dial.
She swung around and stared at him.
Come on and I'll show you around a little before I turn in.
She glanced around the kitchen, knowing she should familiarize herself before breakfast, but feeling uncomfortable about exploring so soon after her arrival.
She stood and glanced around the room again.
No, I'm afraid I didn't get around to it yet.
I thought everybody around here knew about the Cade's.
I'm not from around here.
There was enough to do around here and she intended to earn her pay - without supervision.
You start that and he'll hang around for sure.
The grass around the creek was new, giving it a velvety look.
She stretched and walked around, gradually gaining feeling in her legs.
She sat up and glanced around at the magnificent scenery.
They ate in silence then, enjoying the tranquility of mother natures' work around them.
The trouble is, my ranch has been a safe haven and even headquarters for the wolf population around here.
The more she learned about the way he thought, the more she was convinced that people around him were the strange ones, not Cade.
So far she had never mentioned her excursions to the attic, but when things got too dull around the house, she went up to explore.
The darkening shadows sharpened his features and highlighted the crows' feet around his eyes.
He was no more expressive around Mary than anyone else, but he often asked her opinion on things.
The stoical Russell Cade was stammering around like a school boy.
Actually, I haven't had enough to do around here lately.
She glanced around the room anxiously.
One arm tightened around her in a light hug, and then he released her, striding away after a screwdriver.
Claudette glanced around the room.
A few minutes later Cade popped his head around the door.
He'll limp around for a week or so and then he'll be fine.
You've been around that furry thing so long that you're beginning to look like him.
Of course, what goes on between you two in this big lonely house when no one else is around is between the two of you.
Cynthia jerked her head around and stared at Claudette.
Instantly a strong arm gripped her around the waist.
She moved past him and gingerly felt behind the stove until her fingers closed around the shaker.
He jerked her around and grabbed her shoulders roughly.
Tears stung her eyes as she brought her hand around and struck his other cheek with a ringing blow.
He glanced around sharply.
I'm not sure who started that story, but it floated around here for my last two years of high school.
You're the best friend I've ever had and things around here could never be the same without you.
Cynthia was careful not to flirt with Cade again, putting on a professional front when he was around.
Cynthia picked at her food, pushing it around the plate more than anything else.
She glanced around nervously.
Lightning flashed around them and thunder rumbled.
She scooted closer to him, shifting the blanket so that she could drape the excess around his shoulders.
The storm raged on around them and finally began to abate.
Her arms slid around his neck of their own volition and she pressed close to him passionately returning his affection.
She whispered softly as she slipped her arms around his neck and returned his passionate kiss.
The last thing I want is a half-dozen little brats running around here tearing things up.
His hands touched her waist and then he slipped his arms around her from behind and drew her back against his chest.
She swung around and left the kitchen.
When Mary answered, Cynthia stammered around about the weather and every other subject she could think of.
It all appeared innocent until her feet touched the ground, and then he pulled her close, wrapping his arms around her as his lips sought hers hungrily.
She moved around him with the tray.
He slammed the door and strode purposefully around to the other side, jerking the driver's side door open.
He turned to Cynthia, awkwardly shifting him around so she could take him.
Martha shouted, throwing her arms around my neck and kissing me on the lips while I still clung on to my steering wheel.
Betsy was alone on the porch but as we approached, Martha opened the screen door, her arm around a frail looking man, about five-seven, who wore an off-center toupee and a fragile smile.
After introductions we gathered around the oak table to get acquainted as more beer and wine flowed.
We chatted amicably around the oak table, laughing at each other's stories.
I have to mull it around in my head a bit more if you don't mind.
Martha had a plate full of pancakes ready so we all sat around the large table.
Martha asked as she passed around butter and syrup.
When the meal was over, I sought him out in the main room while the other crowded around the kitchen cleaning up.
Betsy was in the kitchen, baking scones for a mid-morning snack, while the rest of us were lounging around the main room vetoing each other's suggestions.
I made myself comfortable on the sofa, my arm around Betsy, as we all waited for him to continue.
Tesla was messing around with this stuff at the turn of the last century.
She looked around, surprised not everyone shared her enthusiasm.
Some of the containers had a thin wire running around but most were standing alone.
Kids fooling around with Ouija on a rainy day.
Howie kept us in suspense until we assumed our seats around the table.
I was in a small town, on the main street with cars and people all around.
The fellow worker promised to dig around and telephone back.
Bowing to Quinn's and Martha's suggestions, the sunny morning was spent huddled together in a 1964 fourteen foot Starcraft, spinning around the lake.
Our GPS guided us up and down and around and around for the next hour and a half.
I'm mayor now, until we get around to having an election.
There were lots of businesses and folks came out of the hollows from miles around to shop.
We asked if there was anyone around who might still be living who would remember that far back.
Hard life is a short life, for most folks around here.
After leaving the town, we drove around the surrounding countryside in hopes Howie my spot one of the scenes of his other visions.
No need to play around with stupid 1930 history.
As soon as Howie emerged from the basement we all hurried into the living room and stood around, expectantly.
Betsy screamed, It's like if The Lord Jesus was standing here, writing a mother's day card to the Virgin Mary, you'd be sitting around on your asses discussing if it was really the month of May!
We can't have a gang hanging around a phone booth.
I put my arm around her and walked her to the bedroom.
He needed a written map to perform simple chores like finding a grocery store or getting around Boston.
We researched tip lines in an effort to spread around our contacts.
Betsy printed out Martha's Email and a list of FBI offices around the country.
Quinn could poke around with his experiments on his own time as he'd done all summer.
We've skated around saying nothing since Ben played us Mr. Cooms' conversation.
I need a larger house for my family and I can't afford the prices around here.
Betsy named him Bumpus after his tendency to crash into immovable objects as he dashed around our house and yard.
We showed his picture around but the best answer was he looked familiar.
I thought about asking Martha; she was around some when I was growing up.
Some people around her know of her ability and assist her but she alone has the gift.
I'm sure there's some lighter fluid around here but your grill is gas so you don't need it.
Molly appeared less shy around Howie than us, acting more casual toward him as if he was a member of her family.
Aldo is a big man and couldn't fit through the portal and by the time he went around to the door, the trespasser was gone.
I was awoken by the gunshot and both of us drove the roads around the perimeter of the property but neither heard nor saw his vehicle.
I'd like you or your people to check every medical facility in and around Cleveland.
I'll stick around here and telephone Howie.
This Volt-Wheel has been around a half dozen years.
He can't stand to sit around and do nothing.
She was no stranger around the kitchen.
Quinn sits around knowing what we're doing, and the world is treating him like some minor failed unemployed scientist.