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
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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
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