go around


  • WordNet 3.6
    • v go around avoid something unpleasant or laborious "You cannot bypass these rules!"
    • v go around become widely known and passed on "the rumor spread","the story went around in the office"
    • v go around turn on or around an axis or a center "The Earth revolves around the Sun","The lamb roast rotates on a spit over the fire"
    • v go around go around the flank of (an opposing army)
    • v go around be sufficient "There's not enough to go around"
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  • Wyndham Lewis
    “No American worth his salt should go around looking for a root. I advance this in all modesty, as a not unreasonable opinion.”
  • Fran Lebowitz
    “You can't go around hoping that most people have sterling moral characters. The most you can hope for is that people will pretend that they do.”
  • Elizabeth Stone
    Elizabeth Stone
    “Making a decision to have a child -- it's momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.”
  • Edgar Watson Howe
    “A boy doesn't have to go to war to be a hero; he can say he doesn't like pie when he sees there isn't enough to go around.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “If you're going to lend money make sure somebody else is around. If you're going to give money make sure nobody else is around.”
  • Henry Ford
    “Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.”


In literature:

They would rather go around about twenty-five miles, so they don't have ter go through it.
"Young Wild West at "Forbidden Pass"" by An Old Scout
As I couldn't very well go scoutin' around whistlin' for her to come out, I does the next best thing.
"Torchy, Private Sec." by Sewell Ford
The wheels were going around, and the steamer was off!
"A Jolly Fellowship" by Frank R. Stockton
He had estimated that it was possible to go out through the cliffs that way instead of going all the way around.
"A Canyon Voyage" by Frederick S. Dellenbaugh
He was determined to get across and go around that willow bog.
"Pluck on the Long Trail" by Edwin L. Sabin
It makes my heart ache to see her going around in that quiet, patient way; she's so good.
"Other Main-Travelled Roads" by Hamlin Garland
It was like going to sea to go around Rockport Point.
"A Little Girl in Old Salem" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
The boys were then permitted to go around at will and look at the masks and enter the lodge and view the sand painting.
"Eighth Annual Report" by Various
Sometimes the white folks go around the slave quarters for the night.
"Slave Narratives, Oklahoma" by Various
I meant to go around there this very evening and see what I could do.
"Three People" by Pansy
You don't want this kind of experimenting going on around here, do you?
"The Skylark of Space" by Edward Elmer Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby
How would you like to go for a drive and see somethin' of the country around here?
"In Apple-Blossom Time" by Clara Louise Burnham
The ray beam would go around and hit us from behind!
"Islands of Space" by John W Campbell
Then one dog got on the other's back, the two going around the stage together.
"The Curlytops and Their Pets" by Howard R. Garis
Tom and I will go in first and do most of the nosing around.
"On the Trail of the Space Pirates" by Carey Rockwell
Here they could see perfectly what was going on around the palace, and in the park below them.
"The Girl in the Golden Atom" by Raymond King Cummings
But when they tried to go down Keam's Canon they found the road all washed away by flood, and must needs go a long way around.
"A Voice in the Wilderness" by Grace Livingston Hill
Another one of Gorsuch's slaves was coming along the highroad at this time, and I beckoned to him to go around.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 101, March, 1866" by Various
While he was going around, he also bought all the daily papers that he could get hold of.
"Cruel As The Grave" by Mrs. Emma D. E. N. Southworth
He gets through pushing you around, you go back, 'counta you don't know nothing else.
"Alarm Clock" by Everett B. Cole

In poetry:

These words of promise and of woe
Seem but a tinkling sound;
As through an ancient tomb I go,
With dust-filled urns around.
"The Disciple" by George MacDonald
When I am playing by myself,
And all the boys are lost around,
Then I can Hear the water go;
It makes a little talking sound.
"Water Noises" by Elizabeth Madox Roberts
Eyes do not as jewels go
By the brightness and the show,
But the meanings which surround them,
And the sweetness shines around them.
"Eyes" by Charles Lamb
But man and horse, and horn and hound,
Fast rattling on his traces go;
The sacred chapel rung around
With, "Hark away! and, holla, ho!"
"The Wild Huntsman" by Sir Walter Scott
Go, as thou didst in happier hours,
And lay thine incense on the shrine;
And greener leaves, and fairer flowers,
Around the sacred image twine.
"The Last Prophecy Of Cassandra" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Around the corner I have a friend,
In this great city that has no end,
Yet the days go by and weeks rush on,
And before I know it, a year is gone.
"Around The Corner" by Charles Hanson Towne

In news:

Plenty of thanks to go around.
Cutler on Forte's role: 'Not enough balls to go around'.
We go around-the-horn for a roundup of Thursday's baseball action.
Shame aplenty to go around.
Plenty of pumpkins to go around.
Plenty of spin to go around.
Music Makes the World Go Around.
Plenty Of Blame To Go Around.
A few easy rules equals more crab to go around.
Stanford Convicted But Plenty of Shame and Blame to Go Around.
In publishing, money makes the words go around.
I don't have enough money to go around.
Apparently there aren't enough Ski-Doos with that engine to go around.
For example, I'm sure Orville and Wilbur Wright got some confused looks from birds the first few go-arounds near Kitty Hawk.
The last three go-arounds of precisely this same matchup have punctuated just how untelling a season opener can be, but don't try telling that to Troy Noble and Ronnie Thomas.

In science:

In general, the result of going around the two paths is different, and this difference is the quantity we are interested in.
A Simple Introduction to Particle Physics Part II
We may assume that we go from c to b by counter clockwise turning around V .
About a new splitting for the algorithmic study of the tilings $\{p,q\}$ of the hyperbolic plane when $q$ is odd
We consider the case where the inflaton is turning constantly by going around (a fraction of ) a circle with radius R in the angular θ direction.
Primordial Non-Gaussianities from Inflation Models
Finally, we present evidence that the probability of going from an unknot to a knot for Θ0 -SAPs does depend on the local structure around the strand-passage site and especially on the crossing-sign at the strand-passage site (see section 5).
Knotting probabilities after a local strand passage in unknotted self-avoiding polygons
Then, starting at this crossing, we go along the over crossing strand and follow around the knot, according to its orientation.
A Second Order Algebraic Knot Concordance Group
Also, the model used here has a somewhat thicker disk than the Milky Way and, most importantly, it does not include any dissipative evolution such as gas infall and star formation on the orbits around the ILR, while such star formation is clearly on-going in inner Galaxy (Yusef-Zadeh et al. 2009).
The inner Galactic bulge: evidence for a nuclear bar?
It is then possible to use numerical and analytical techniques to accelerate the long-time convergence and go around the difficulties associated to metastability, as explained in the two next subsections.
Two mathematical tools to analyze metastable stochastic processes
C ∗ permits us to derive the right hand side of Eq. (2) from the left hand side, while C ∗∗ permits us to go the other way around.
Confounding Equivalence in Causal Inference
As observed there, the cost of going all around the boundary of S is O(γ h2h ).
Scale-Invariant Random Spatial Networks
Figure 3 shows the trajectories of particles in y-y’ phase space at two different values of the non-linear lens strength. In the case when tn<0.5 the phase space trajectories go around the origin of coordinates.
Stability of non-linear integrable accelerator
So what does f((cid:1); ) look like when we go around the circle n times? It looks like f((cid:1); ) = f acted on by An ! That is, f((cid:1); ) and f both map P into the (cid:12)ber (cid:25)(cid:0) (b) in E , which is a copy of T .
Looking from the inside and from the outside
W ) (and hence of H1 (W )) represented by the boundary of a disk D ∈ D by reading the sequence of corners of D (with sign, given by the sign of the corresponding vertex of GP ) as we go around ∂D in some direction.
Combinatorial methods in Dehn surgery
When we go around the singularity associated with γ the wave function acquires a phase Uf due to the non trivial configuration of the gauge field.
Aspects of String unification
Vret = (cid:1) Z Here, the groups of the first three, and of the last three terms differ only by the direction in which the arguments are going around the loop.
Scenario for Ultrarelativistic Nuclear Collisions: Space--Time Picture of Quantum Fluctuations and the Birth of QGP
Note the smooth decay from the power law at large separations, with correlations going to zero only around 80 h−1 Mpc, and perhaps some evidence for a positive fluctuation around ∼ 200 h−1 Mpc.
The Redshift and Real-Space Correlation Functions from the ESP Galaxy Redshift Survey