11 Phrasal Verbs with Around

Are you struggling to remember phrasal verbs? 🙂 Then this is the right post for you. Here are 11 phrasal verbs with ‘around’ that may come handy any time:

WALK AROUND

Meaning: to walk without a particular goal.

Ex: We were walking around for hours.

GO AROUND

Meaning: to behave in a certain way.

Ex: He’s going around and calling people names.

BE AROUND

Meaning: to be present.

Ex: If you want to talk to me, I’ll be around.

GET AROUND

Meaning: to travel to a lot of places.

Ex: He’s visited three countries this year. He’s getting around!

ASK AROUND

Meaning: to seek information from many different people.

Ex: He was asking around if someone had seen his dog.

BOSS AROUND

Meaning: to tell someone what to do.

Ex: He’s been bossing around all morning.

FOOL AROUND

Meaning: to behave in a silly and dangerous way.

Ex: One shouldn’t fool around with fire.

MONKEY AROUND

Meaning: to behave in a silly and annoying way.

Ex: Don’t monkey around with my computer!

MESS AROUND

Meaning: to do unimportant things, waste time.

Ex: You should stop messing around and do your homework.

LOOK AROUND

Meaning: to visit a place and look at things at it.

Ex: We looked around the gallery.

RUN AROUND

Meaning: to be very busy.

Ex: I’m so tired; I’ve been running around all morning.

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