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round somebody/something ↔ up

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishround somebody/something ↔ up phrasal verb1 SCJif police or soldiers round up a particular group of people, they find them and force them to go to prison Thousands of men were rounded up and jailed.2 INCREASE IN NUMBER OR AMOUNTto find and gather together a group of people, animals, or things See if you can round up a few friends to help you! His dog Nell started to round up the sheep.3 HMNto increase an exact figure to the next highest whole numberround down round→ See Verb table
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round upShe chases him round and round.Maybe Jack was rounding them up and moving them to another field.The buzzard periodically breaks its thread, soars into the wind, spins round and takes up its west-facing kite position again.It took almost an hour to round everyone up, maybe a hundred women and kids and old men.She's in a slightly melancholic and therefore honest mood Jeremy Which is why we have to round it up now.He was also worried in case that fat little manager came round to check up on him.Place it rounded side up on the cutting board.So I think we can round this up uh, the next time.
round-upˈround-up noun [countable]  1 TCBa short description of the main parts of the news, on the radio or on television syn summaryround-up of First, with a round-up of the day’s local news, here’s Paul Kirby.news/sports round-up our Friday sports round-up2 CATCHwhen people or animals of a particular type are all brought together, often using forceround-up of a round-up of suspected drug-dealers the annual cattle round-up round up at round4
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round-upa cattle round-upPoetry and song hit the afternoon stage, topped by a big evening round-up featuring a herd of performers.That seems to be a fair round-up of the recipe that had bankers lending to property developers in this country.We gave the wrong number for the Western Digital bulletin board in our January round-up.No back-slapping, no nostalgia, no history, no round-ups, no reprints, no celebrating whatsoever.It was a sort of round-up of people's reactions to the petrol crisis.But first, here's Tim with our Friday sports round-up.news/sports round-upBut first, here's Tim with our Friday sports round-up.
From Longman Business Dictionaryround something → up phrasal verb [transitive] to increase an exact figure to the next highest whole numberThe IRS allows you, when calculating a partial deduction, to round up to the next $10. Thus, $301 becomes $310. round→ See Verb table
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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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