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Definition of "be around" [be around]

  • To be alive, existent, or present. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "be around" in a sentence
  • "Gleeful Greg is so enjoyable to be around because he is truly happy."
  • "With planned follow-on orders, the overall size of the utility helicopter program is expected to be around $5 billion, said one Ankara-based defense analyst."
  • "At first he had only suffered her to be around him because of Ish's kindness for the girl, but he had to admit to himself that on closer acquaintance, she wasn't nearly as bad as he'd thought."