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come round

UK ( US come around)
verb uk phrasal verb with come   /kʌm/ (came, come) us  

(VISIT)

A2 to visit someone in their home: Come round tonight and we'll watch a video.
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(CHANGE YOUR MIND)

C2 to change your opinion of something, often influenced by another person's opinion: He'll come round to my point of view, given a bit of time. Do you still dislike your office, or have you come round to thinking it's all right?

(HAPPEN)

If an event that happens regularly comes round, it happens at its usual time: Christmas comes round so quickly!

(BECOME CONSCIOUS)

C1 to become conscious again after an accident or operation: She hasn't come round from the anaesthetic yet.
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