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English verb: revolve around

1. revolve around (stative) center upon


SamplesHer entire attention centered on her children.
Our day revolved around our work.


Synonymscenter, center on, concentrate on, focus on, revolve about


Pattern of useSomething ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)bear on, come to, concern, have-to doe with, pertain, refer, relate, touch, touch on

2. revolve around (motion) move around in a circular motion


SamplesThe Earth revolves around the Sun.


Synonymscircle around, circle round


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)circle









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