come round Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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come round

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


A2 to ​visit someone in ​theirhome: Come round ​tonight and we'll ​watch a ​video.
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C2 to ​changeyouropinion 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 ​dislikeyouroffice, or have you come round tothinking it's all ​right?


If an ​event that ​happensregularly comes round, it ​happens at ​itsusualtime: Christmas comes round so ​quickly!


C1 to ​becomeconscious again after an ​accident or ​operation: She hasn't come round from the ​anaestheticyet.
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