“round” vs “around”

Around and round are prepositions or adverbs and they are interchangeable. We use around and round when we refer to movements in circles or from one place to another. Around and round can both be used.  One of the differences between American and British English is the usage of the words round and around. Americans use around in contexts in which most British speakers prefer round. One of the differences between American and […]

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“sell out” and “sell off” meaning

If a supply of something sells out, there is no more of that thing to buy. If a shop sells out of something, it sells all its stocks of it, so that there is no longer any left for people to buy. In the US it is used as “sellout“. Very simmilar si: sell off: The company is selling off the less profitable parts of its business. “sell […]

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