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“Around has two main meanings. The most common meaning is vaguely moving from one direction to another. What do many people do on holiday? They walk around the town where they are staying. About and round mean the same, and several verbs have all three forms which mean the same.. The second meaning of around and about is approximate. How much is it? About ten euros. It is around ten euros.”
“bear out The facts don't bear out your story. In other words, you story is not supported by any facts.This out means the conclusion. We conclude that the evidence doesn't bear out your story, therefore you're lying to the court. Separable two-word verb Be careful.”
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