English version

round something ↔ off

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishround something ↔ off phrasal verb1 FINISH DOING somethingto do something as a way of ending an event, performance etc in a suitable or satisfactory way syn finish with You can round off the evening with a visit to the nightclub. She rounded off the meal with some cheese. It was the perfect way to round off the season.2 FLATto take the sharp or rough edges off something Round off the corners with a pair of scissors.3 HMNto change an exact figure to the nearest whole number to Prices are rounded off to the nearest dollar. round→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
round offAt home she would have been having buttered toast and strawberry jam and probably a piece of sponge-cake to round it off.The Reverend Canon Something-or-the-other was rounding it off.Next thing you know, rounds go off, and we had a guy hit.We got on the Circle Line with a bag of sulphate and went round and round and got off at Liverpool Street.Being a glutton for punishment, a few days later we rounded it off by doing the Danube Knee bend towards Budapest.At least 30 rounds went off in a matter of seconds.Robertson - fresh ink, and we will round it off in style.The round started off pretty slow and we were even after five or six holes.round withThe analysis of the model is now complete, although we might round it off with a baptismal ceremony.round toBut then, Harriet with her fair-haired plaits and smooth round forehead jiggling off to help Mummy do the shopping.
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Verb table
round
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyround
he, she, itrounds
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyrounded
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave rounded
he, she, ithas rounded
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad rounded
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill round
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have rounded
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam rounding
he, she, itis rounding
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you, we, theyare rounding
Past
I, he, she, itwas rounding
you, we, theywere rounding
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been rounding
he, she, ithas been rounding
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been rounding
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be rounding
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been rounding
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