roll around

roll around
roll around
to move about, rotating, turning over, turning, or moving on wheels. •

The baby rolled around on the floor, giggling and cooing.

The toy truck won't roll around anymore.

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{v.}, {informal} To return at a regular or usual time; come back. * /When winter rolls around, out come the skis and skates./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • roll around — Synonyms and related words: alternate, be here again, circle, come again, come and go, come around, come round, come round again, come up again, cycle, intermit, oscillate, pulsate, pulse, reappear, recur, reoccur, repeat, return, revolve, rotate …   Moby Thesaurus

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