Definition of 'revolve'
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The job is seen as yet another spin of the revolving door at the watchdog. Times, Sunday Times (2017)We lie down and slowly revolve on the turntable gazing up at the stars. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We share a home and my life revolves around his. The Sun (2017)They think the world should revolve around them. The Sun (2016)There are talks but my career does not revolve around him. The Sun (2016)My life really revolves around my family. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It revolves around people who share a birthday and has a big twist at the end. The Sun (2016)It all revolves around what nature gives me. Smithsonian Mag (2017)The man who has been in charge of the revolving door in the boardroom at Cobham is going himself. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Otherwise go back to a revolving door and I think club has been like that for too long. The Sun (2016)Their whole life revolved around serving the party. Times, Sunday Times (2016)My own newly minted fear revolves around revolving doors. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Your existence revolves around packing suitcases and moving on. Times, Sunday Times (2010)All these issues revolve around how power distributes itself relative to competitive advantage. INSIDE THE TORNADO: MARKETING STRATEGIES FROM SILICON VALLEY'S CUTTING EDGE (2001)The conversation obviously revolved around the war. Broken Lives (1993)The technological clock revolves in one to two decades. Positive Parent Power (1991)My work life has revolved around social housing. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She is not happy unless the conversation or action revolves around her. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The entire action takes place on a giant luggage carousel that revolves slowly throughout. Times, Sunday Times (2016)How much the world revolves almost entirely around the male gaze. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Those who know him insist that his deliberations will ignore the bottom line and revolve around footballing issues. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He talked movingly of the futility of offenders going in and out of prison through a revolving door. The Sun (2014)The script is in the early stages but insiders say it will revolve around life in the music industry. The Sun (2012)But now he realises the game does not revolve around one man with a Superman touchdown celebration. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Most scenes revolve around exploration. Christianity Today (2000)A popular line revolved around setting up declarer's hearts and trying to make his hand good. Times, Sunday Times (2015)My own favourite things revolve, perhaps predictably, around food. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Her own social life, by contrast, revolved around her circle of literary friends. PERDITA: The Life of Mary Robinson (2004)In a scene that revolves around flashy launches and exclusive parties, the London fashion crowd is often hard to please. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A stadium bicycle race is made vivid with a revolving stage, a bridge and actors who move their bikes steadily on the spot. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'revolve'
British English: revolve VERB
to revolve around sthdepend If you say that one thing revolves around another thing, you mean that the second thing is the main feature or focus of the first thing.
Since childhood, her life has revolved around tennis.
British English: revolve VERB
turn When something revolves or when you revolve it, it moves or turns in a circle around a central point or line.
Overhead, the fan revolved slowly.
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