Perhaps loyal to a fault—in the sense that he kept around people like Donald Rumsfeld around longer than he should have.
I followed Arpaio around as I reported my book about the immigration nightmare in Phoenix.
This has long been the case with other forms of media and movie ratings have been around in one form or another since 1930.
He could hire the Mormon Tabernacle Choir to follow Gingrich around singing “Once, Twice, Three Times a Lady” at campaign stops.
around 60 percent of the American people supported this view in poll after poll.
I'm willin'; but I'm not goin' around by the back door to miss that feller.
"I haven't seen any of them around here," replied the captain.
And all the while, my thinking section was going around and around.
It was but a short trip to the lake for the Blanchita, and the party sailed all around it.
I rather liked him bein' a little ticklish about goin' around with me for a while.
c.1300, "in circumference," from phrase on round. Rare before 1600. In sense of "here and there with no fixed direction" it is 1776, American English (properly about). Of time, from 1888. To have been around "gained worldly experience" is from 1927, U.S. colloquial.
The subject is not naive, but is experienced and clever: He may look innocent, but he's been around/ Having been around the block, Sylvia not only writes stories but dispenses advice/ Oliver's been around the block and won't be seduced by money ( first variant 1920s+, second variant 1990s+)