centre around

phr verb
Centre/center around is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑disagreement

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • centre around — centre around, centre round influenced by verbs of motion such as gather and move, is now a common construction for the meaning ‘to have (something) as a centre; to be mainly concerned with’, criticism on the grounds of illogicality… …   Modern English usage

  • centre around — phrasal verb centre around or centre round or centre on or centre upon [transitive] Word forms centre around : present tense I/you/we/they centre around he/she/it centres around present participle centring around past tense centred around past… …   English dictionary

  • centre around — …   Useful english dictionary

  • centre around somebody — ˈcentre around/on/round/upon sb/sth | ˈcentre sth around/on/round/upon sb/sth derived to be or make sb/sth become the person or thing around which most activity, etc. takes place • State occasions always centred around the king. • Discussions… …   Useful english dictionary

  • centre around something — ˈcentre around/on/round/upon sb/sth | ˈcentre sth around/on/round/upon sb/sth derived to be or make sb/sth become the person or thing around which most activity, etc. takes place • State occasions always centred around the king. • Discussions… …   Useful english dictionary

  • centre round — centre around, centre round influenced by verbs of motion such as gather and move, is now a common construction for the meaning ‘to have (something) as a centre; to be mainly concerned with’, criticism on the grounds of illogicality… …   Modern English usage

  • centre something around somebody — ˈcentre around/on/round/upon sb/sth | ˈcentre sth around/on/round/upon sb/sth derived to be or make sb/sth become the person or thing around which most activity, etc. takes place • State occasions always centred around the king. • Discussions… …   Useful english dictionary

  • centre something around something — ˈcentre around/on/round/upon sb/sth | ˈcentre sth around/on/round/upon sb/sth derived to be or make sb/sth become the person or thing around which most activity, etc. takes place • State occasions always centred around the king. • Discussions… …   Useful english dictionary

  • centre on somebody — ˈcentre around/on/round/upon sb/sth | ˈcentre sth around/on/round/upon sb/sth derived to be or make sb/sth become the person or thing around which most activity, etc. takes place • State occasions always centred around the king. • Discussions… …   Useful english dictionary

  • centre round somebody — ˈcentre around/on/round/upon sb/sth | ˈcentre sth around/on/round/upon sb/sth derived to be or make sb/sth become the person or thing around which most activity, etc. takes place • State occasions always centred around the king. • Discussions… …   Useful english dictionary


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