Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Round"

The meaning of "Round" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does rounds mean?
A: My understanding is that in hospitals people have their "rounds" where they walk around and visit all the patients in a portion of the hospital.

They are especially helpful for students to come along during. It gives the students more experience with injured people without much responsibility.
Q: What does 'to go round the room' mean?
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Q: What does ​​I do appreciate you being round(the Beatles' lyric) mean?
A: It means" I do appreciate you being around me."
"close to me, or with me "
Q: What does "making the rounds of" in 1120 mean?
A: meaning: being shared, being known by many people. similar to a "viral video" on YouTube

if you had your friends sitting in a circle, and you passed candy around, it is "making its rounds"
Q: What does "making the rounds of" in 1120 mean?
A: The video of a pig flying is making the rounds on the Internet.

It means it's widely circulated/talked about

Example sentences using "Round"

Q: Please show me example sentences with get round to.
A: "I've really got to get around to washing the dishes... just look at the pile in the sink..."

"I'll get round to my homework soon... in a few hours."

"Make sure you get round to doing that task, okay?"
Q: Please show me example sentences with come round.
A: "come round" Is improper unless your talking about a shape like
"Oh my glass vase came in the mail round"
Or something like that
Come around though come mean two people had a disagreement and they don't wanna be bothered for example
"Don't worry she'll come around sooner or later"
Q: Please show me example sentences with round up (phrasal verb).
A: 1. Let's round up some people to play baseball.
2. It took me 4 minutes and 47 seconds to drive here. I'll round up, and say it took 5 minutes to drive here.
Q: Please show me example sentences with A round of 〜.
A: We went to the resturant and had a round of drinks.
The band playing music received a round of applause.
The 5th round in this boxing match was about to end.
Q: Please show me example sentences with round up.
A: "The food costs $9.80, but we will round it up to $10."

Synonyms of "Round" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between around and round ?
A: Around and round are prepositions or adverbs. We use around and round when we refer to movements in circles or from one place to another. Around and round can both be used. Around is more common in American English. Round is a little more common in speaking:

The earth goes round the sun. (movement in circles)

We spent a very pleasant day walking round the town. (movement from one place to another)

Now they are retired, they are planning a trip around the world.

We also commonly use around and round in phrasal verbs:

Can you pass these application forms around to all the people present?

We spent the whole day moving round some furniture in the bedroom.

Around and round also mean ‘in different places’ and ‘here and there’:

People were panicking and running round and shouting.

A:

Where’s Jill?
B:

I know she’s around somewhere in the office.

Around can also mean ‘approximately’:

A:

How old do you think the castle is?
B:

I’d say around 500 years.
Q: What is the difference between round and around ?
A: "Round" refers to a shape: "the ball is round".

Around refers to a location, but can be more specific or general depending on context. "I walked around the school" could mean you walked the premises with no set destination OR "I walked around the school" could mean you travelled along the perimeter of the building to reach your destination on the other side
Q: What is the difference between come round and visit ?
A: Come round
This is an informal invite for someone to visit a personal space like their home.
Example:
You should come round sometime.
You're welcome to come round anytime.

Visit
More formal. Used when going anywhere, especially non-personal places.
Example:
I want to visit London.
We should pay them a visit.
We will visit the new office building tomorrow.
Q: What is the difference between get round and get around ?
A: To get round would be to become circular or spherical.

"A ball is round."

Around means near or in relation to.

"There is a ball around here somewhere."

"The ball was in the way so had to go around."

In Brittish English "Get 'round" is slang for get around.
Q: What is the difference between a round peg in a square hole and a square peg in a round hole ?
A: I think both can work, but i generally hear it said "a square peg in a round hole". It just means something doesnt fit in right, so i think both are technically correct!

Translations of "Round"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? the round thing people jump on it
A: Are you asking what it is? A trampoline.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? large round eyes
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? i am coming round to the idea of being together.
A: replace "round" with "around"
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? How to say a T-shirt with round neck, thanks
A: crew neck t-shirt if the round opening is close to the neck
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? okay, now i am going to pass round for the payments..
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Other questions about "Round"

Q: What does it mean when one says 'we went for a round, around the block'?
A: That'll depend on the situation it's used in.

Either:
1. They went for a round of drinks/booze somewhere nearby. Or,
2. They went for a short walk/drive nearby.
Q: What does (yet) in (promising yet another round of unwelcome headlines) mean?

If that line is changed to:
(promising another round of unwelcome headlines),
will the meaning change?

As Air Force One flew home from Europe, news was set to break about a meeting that Donald Trump's eldest son had with a Kremlin-connected lawyer, promising yet another round of unwelcome headlines about the president and Russia. And that happened twice within a week.
A: In that sentence "yet" is used to add emphasis to another in order to show an increase in the number of times something happens.
Q: 👽 "He looked round the canteen again. Nearly everyone was ugly, and would still have been ugly even if dressed otherwise than in the uniform blue overalls".
(1984) does this sound natural?
A: Canteen and overalls both need equal emphasis on both syllables otherwise a super delivery!
Q: How much was your round trip ticket ? does this sound natural?
A: Better: "round-trip ticket"
Q: -Can we meet up at round about 10?
-Yh. Might be. does this sound natural?
A: Yeah, maybe.
Yeah, sure.

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