go-around

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n go-around an approach that fails and gives way to another attempt
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Quotations

  • Wyndham Lewis
    Wyndham%20Lewis
    “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
    Fran%20Lebowitz
    “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
    Edgar%20Watson%20Howe
    “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
    Henry%20Ford
    “Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.”

Usage

In literature:

He wants to tell her about the mill and ask her if she ever saw the great wheel go around, but he is afraid to.
"Pocket Island" by Charles Clark Munn
Why should you tie a cake of soap around your neck when you go in swimming?
"Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue at Christmas Tree Cove" by Laura Lee Hope
An' here they've been going around as peaceful as two kittens ever since.
"Wayside Courtships" by Hamlin Garland
We can use the go-around bugs.
"The Bobbsey Twins on Blueberry Island" by Laura Lee Hope
And all the time Mollie sat motionless, staring out over the ocean, apparently unconscious of everything that was going on around her.
"The Outdoor Girls at Bluff Point" by Laura Lee Hope
You, signorina, will go around the world and see many sights, while I, for travel, shall ride on a donkey to Valedolmo.
"Jerry" by Jean Webster
You, signorina, will go around the world and see many sights while I, for travel, shall ride on a donkey to Valedolmo.
"Jerry Junior" by Jean Webster
A man cannot go around what he breathes, any more than he can go around himself.
"The Voice of the Machines" by Gerald Stanley Lee
The band playing, Alfred imagined the show going on: the horses going around.
"Watch Yourself Go By" by Al. G. Field
I will go back and around on Tom's side of the camp.
"Grace Harlowe's Overland Riders Among the Kentucky Mountaineers" by Jessie Graham Flower
Chances are there'll be some high old hunting around up here this Fall; and I'm going to get in on it if I can.
"The Boy Scouts' First Camp Fire" by Herbert Carter
I've known him to do the same dozens of times just for fun, rather than take the trouble to go around to the stairs.
"Afloat" by Alan Douglas
Let us go around to the other side.
"The Wonder Island Boys: Exploring the Island" by Roger Thompson Finlay
I wished to spend a day or two around Westville and Eastport before going up into Big Silver Lake.
"The Young Bridge-Tender" by Arthur M. Winfield
On one of them the hands are going around very fast.
"Legacy" by James H Schmitz
He thought this was a good opportunity to go around and see the sights.
"The Boy from the Ranch" by Frank V. Webster
I'd know just how to go around, if I was there.
"Crowded Out o' Crofield" by William O. Stoddard
Keep dodging so that the back won't know whether you're going around or through.
"The Varmint" by Owen Johnson
Just think how many people go around on two sound legs, but have their heads all full of rubbish!
"The Goose Man" by Jacob Wassermann
How long would it take him to collect the money by going around among business men who had been boys themselves?
"Peck's Sunshine Being a Collection of Articles Written for Peck's Sun, Milwaukee, Wis. - 1882" by George W. Peck
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In poetry:

Let's go see, Death's Victor, bound
In folds of swaddling-clothes around,
And Him, who'll pull down Satan's throne,
Quite helpless to a manger thrown!
"Let Us Go To Bethlehem " by Rees Prichard
Sing low, sing low, while in the glow
Of fancy's hour those forms we trace,
Hovering around the years that go;
Those years our lives can ne'er replace!
"The Girls We Might Have Wed" by Rose Hawthorne Lathrop
God, what a triumph had the foe!
Laurels, arches, trumpet-blare;
All around the earth their songs did go,
Thundering through heaven their shouts did tear.
"An Address Of An Ex-Confederate Soldier, To The Grand Army Of The Republic" by Maurice Thompson
Then to the temple, innocently gay,
With all thy family around thee, go
Thy homage to the Lord of hosts to pay ;
As all the saints of old were wont to do.
"Concerning The Sabbath" by Rees Prichard
Nor watched with these the elfins go
Who tune faint instruments? whose sound
Is that moon-music insects blow
When all the ground
Sleeps, and the night is hushed around?
"Occult" by Madison Julius Cawein
This conflict o'er, He travell'd all around,
To spread the glorious Gospel's gladsome sound,
And his stupendous miracles to do,
In ev'ry place, where He thought fit to go.
"The Life And Death Of Christ" by Rees Prichard

In news:

Insult, Injury, Embarrassment to Go Around After Notre Dame Crushes Maryland.
Plenty of blame to go around for Broncos' 2-5 record.
Plenty of $20s to go around for fast followers.
Wal-Mart and Amazon go around Apple App Store.
Holiday fireworks a go around the area this weekend.
Advisors make the 4-H world go around .
Apparently there aren't enough Ski-Doos with that engine to go around .
Gorman's last go-around with No.
President Obama's second-year obstacles: Blame to go around for Washington gridlock.
Praise to go around .
The World on Your Plate In Orange County, you can go around the world in 50 states (or cities, or regions, or styles, or whatever).
I knew that Brad Pitt had a goofball Chanel commercial going around that everyone was mocking but I wasn't aware until I saw this ad that apparently the whole campaign is called " Inevitable .".
The Rangers said Hamilton was being given fluids because of a virus going around in his family.
James Harden had just finished going around the world, taking shots from different spots above the three-point line, long after the Houston Rockets had completed their morning shootaround on Wednesday at Toyota Center.
A post has been going around Facebook, warning people about a new carjacking scheme.
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In science:

For an example of this, look at the surface of genus 2 obtained by identifying opposite sides of a 10-gon. A left and right vertex of val(v ) = 3 are shown in Figure 24 where the dashed lines represent the order of going around the three corners.
Random Matrices and Random Permutations
Similarly, if v was a midpoint of a nonspecial sheet then (see Figure 17) the alphabet was going around v once counterclockwise.
Random Matrices and Random Permutations
So we need to go over to the complex plane, deform the contour of integration around the pole at the origin, and then evaluate the integral using the residue theorem.
Cosmic Problems for Condensed Matter Experiment
So also here symmetric properties are being used, even though the intention is to go beyond symmetry. (Strictly speaking, the argument in does not only use available classical information because it assumes boundedness of al l fluxes around a given vertex.
Degenerate Configurations, Singularities and the Non-Abelian Nature of Loop Quantum Gravity
Ei is the electric field on the ith link in the direction obtained by going around the plaquette clockwise.
Fast Fourier Transform Simulation Techniques for Coulomb Gases
If the domain is not simply connected going around a non-contractible closed path in moduli space will lead to a monodromy transformation of the cycles.
Supersymmetric Gauge Theories from String Theory
This family of diffeomorphisms is well represented by the concept of active diffeomorphisms, since even if we use tensorial notation, that is, without coordinates, we’ll still move the points themselves around going from one manifold to the next.
Huygens-Fresnel Principle in Superspace
Unfortunately in practice it is hard to go beyond a simple saddle point approximation except than by taking into account the small Gaussian corrections around it.
The flow equation approach to the pairing instability problem
In this section we produce, for every r ≥ 3, an infinite series of irreducible homaloidal hypersurfaces in Pr of arbitrarily large degree, thus settling a question that has been going around for some time.
Homaloidal hypersurfaces and hypersurfaces with vanishing Hessian
It is the total contribution to the effective potential of all Feynman diagrams, which have truncated external scalar propagators with zero momentum and one internal loop with any possible particle going around (in this case one of the scalar particles, a fermionic super-partner, a gaugefield or a gaugino).
D-term inflation after spontaneous symmetry breaking
In that case, in the deterministic model, silencing is going to remain localized around the region of recruitment.
Epigenetic Chromatin Silencing: Bistability and Front Propagation
Within the preferential attachment model it is almost impossible for later papers in a network to get very many citations because there are only a fixed number of citations to go around and most of them are going to the earliest papers.
The first-mover advantage in scientific publication
Now, recall that with the Möbius Strip above, the problem was that when you go around the strip the coordinate system changes orientation - in other words dx ∧ dy −→ −dx ∧ dy .
A Simple Introduction to Particle Physics Part II
We could also go around counterclockwise twice - denote this equivalence class [α+2 ].
A Simple Introduction to Particle Physics Part II
Generalizing, we could go around counterclockwise any number n times - we denote this equivalence class [α+n ].
A Simple Introduction to Particle Physics Part II
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