Origin of all-around
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In the film, Foxx is able to showcase his singing, knack for comedy and all-around versatility.
It was from Daniel that Doug had learned the secrets of girls and fraternities, the rubrics of being an all-around guy.Doug Kenney: The Odd Comic Genius Behind ‘Animal House’ and National Lampoon|Robert Sam Anson|March 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Like the list of bobsledders, though, Uhlaender grew up an all-around athlete.Is It Really That Easy to be an Olympic Bobsledder?|Kevin Fixler|January 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
An all-around great guy, no doubt, but a far cry from the stories we tell our children today.
The 2011 pilot starred Adrianne Palicki as a revamped Wonder Woman: a crime fighter, executive, and all-around modern woman.
Style B may be considered the ordinary eastern model, and a common style best adapted for all-around use.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2|Various
The tanks stopped over the trenches and blazed away right and left with their all-around traverse.A Yankee in the Trenches|R. Derby Holmes
The most wholesome type of boat for all-around cruising and racing.On Yacht Sailing|Thomas Fleming Day
This contest was instituted in America in 1884 to give athletes an opportunity to demonstrate their ability in all-around work.Outdoor Sports and Games|Claude H. Miller
His courage goes without saying, and, to sum him up, he is the most all-around handy man on earth.The History of Minnesota and Tales of the Frontier|Charles E. Flandrau