come round

phrasal verb [intransitive]
Word forms "come round":
present tense I/you/we/they come round he/she/it comes round present participle coming round past tense came round past participle come round British
1) come round or come around if a regular event comes round, it happens again
2) come round or come to to become conscious again after being unconscious
3) come round or come around to go to a place where someone is, especially their house, in order to visit them

Why don't you come round after work?

4) come round or come around to go to several people in a room, one after another, especially in order to talk to them

The manager came round and congratulated everyone.

come round with:

A waiter came round with a tray of drinks.

5) come round or come around if something such as a letter or a message comes round, it is sent to several people in a place

A note came round asking for new ideas.

6) come round or come around to change your opinion or decision because someone has persuaded you to agree with them

We were sure she'd come round in the end.


English dictionary. 2014.

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  • come round — intransitive verb Date: 1818 1. to change direction 2. to return to a former condition; especially come to 1 3. to accede to a particular opinion or course of action < you ll come round to our side eventually > …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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