English version

round in Leisure topic

roundround4 ●○○ verb  1 TURN[transitive] to go round something such as a bend or the corner of a building As they rounded the bend and came in sight of the river, Philip took her hand. The tide was coming in as he rounded the rocks.2 CFROUND[transitive] to make something into a round shape The stones were then rounded, polished and engraved.3 [intransitive] written if your eyes round, you open them wide because you are shocked, frightened etc Barbara’s eyes rounded in surprise. rounded, well-rounded round something ↔ down round something ↔ off round on somebody round something ↔ out round somebody/something ↔ up→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
roundThe race for the nomination has rounded a corner.Their huts were short tepees protected by tree branches or rounded huts covered with animal skins.Again do not round over the sharp edges when sanding.Drop by rounded teaspoons on to a greased non-stick cookie sheet.As I rounded the corner, I could see that the house was on fire.The edges of the counter have been rounded to make them safer.The result was the Yosemite that tourists see today, jammed with awe-inspiring plutons with rounded tops and steep, vertical sides.All that slim, rounded, unclothed flesh I'd seen - from the back - had not been girl flesh.He was rounded up about a week later, having stolen four more vehicles.Dear Jamie, Please remember to round your letters and curl your tails.rounded ... bendThen they rounded the bend by the Bahan shrine and dropped down into the darkness of the valley.He rounded the bend nearest the building, and nearly dropped the branch for throwing up his hands in frustration.As they rounded the bend towards Westminster, Ranulf nudged Corbett and pointed to the near bank.