verb + around + noun

verb + around + noun

Created:29 Sep 2017 15:49:34 , in  intermediate


Pattern verb + around + noun, with word around acting as a preposition, is often used to describe a movement of something along the edge or from one position to another.

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The walk around the hillock took Tom thirty minutes to complete.

Tom was strolling around the lake when a football hit him.

Speed of the peleton decreased around the stadium.

This post was updated on 29 Sep 2017 15:51:38

Tags:  around ,  noun ,  preposition ,  verb 


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