English Grammar – Prepositions – Around

What are Prepositions 


Prepositions are those words, which show the relationship of Nouns (or Pronouns) with the other words in the sentence. Prepositions are used before Nouns (or Pronouns) in the sentence.


Around

Around is used to refer to the position of an item surrounding something. Around is also used to refer to the position of an item from one end to another end of something. Around is also used to refer to an estimated value.

Examples:

I want to travel around the world.
The earth revolves around the Sun in around 365 days.
The moon revolves around the Earth in around 27 days.
The Earth rotates around its own axis in about 24 hours
She worn very beautiful ornaments around her waist.
Just look around and see what you have done.
I hope to see you around.
They sat around the table for the lunch.
Your bill is around fifty thousand rupees.
You can find him there around 9 PM.

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