Translation of "around" - English-Spanish dictionary

around

adverb, preposition uk /əˈraʊnd/

A2 on all sides of something

al voltant, alrededor de
They sat around the table.

A2 in a circular movement

en círculo
This switch makes the wheels turn around.

A2 to or in different parts of a place

por, por ahí, de un sitio para otro
I spent a year travelling around Asia.

A2 here, or near this place

por (aquí)
Is there a supermarket around here?
Will you be around next week?

A2 used before a number or amount to meanclose to, but not exactly

sobre
They will arrive around four o’clock.

B1 from one place or person to another

de un lugar a otro, de una persona a otra
Could you pass these forms around, please?

B1 to the opposite direction

hacia el lado contrario
He turned around and looked at her.

to someone’s home

a casa
Wendy’s coming around this afternoon.

(Translation of “around” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

around

preposition, adverb /əˈraund/

on all sides of or in a circle about (a person, thing etc)

alrededor de
Flowers were growing around the tree
They danced around the fire
There were trees all around.

here and there (in a house, room etc)

por ahí
Clothes had been left lying around (the house)
I wandered around.

(Translation of “around” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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