roll around

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Verb1.roll around - happen regularly; "Christmas rolled around again"
hap, happen, occur, come about, take place, go on, pass off, fall out, pass - come to pass; "What is happening?"; "The meeting took place off without an incidence"; "Nothing occurred that seemed important"
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You made me pretty--very pretty, indeed--and I love to watch my pink brains roll around when they're working, and to see my precious red heart beat.
She makes me get up just at the same time every morning; she makes me wash, they comb me all to thunder; she won't let me sleep in the woodshed; I got to wear them blamed clothes that just smothers me, Tom; they don't seem to any air git through 'em, somehow; and they're so rotten nice that I can't set down, nor lay down, nor roll around anywher's; I hain't slid on a cellar-door for -- well, it 'pears to be years; I got to go to church and sweat and sweat -- I hate them ornery sermons
We see but dimly through the mists that roll around our time-girt isle of life, and only hear the distant surging of the great sea beyond.
Stoke star Butland, 22, says it is a "pet hate" to see players roll around in agony as if seriously hurt.
Someone's smashed me in the face but I didn't roll around on the floor for five minutes holding my head.
I drop my lunch down it, spill fizzy drinks, get drips from icecreams and roll around in the mud - but don't tell Mum
Keen recently took photos of a woman who had been married a year and put on her wedding dress to take it for a swim in the Taylor River near the River Queen boat, roll around in mud and take a stroll through a nearby construction site.
ROLL AROUND HEAVEN: AN ALL-TRUE ACCIDENTAL SPIRITUAL ADVENTURE tells of a spiritual awakening that involved author Jessica Maxwell in a journey to personal peace and discovery.
Firefighters think the fire burned through the handbrake cable, causing the blazing car to roll around 150ft down the road before smashing into a fence and small wall.
The point of going to school is to learn, not to run around your math class, listen to your iPod, roll around on exercise balls and IM during class.
I am sure they would have got a far better percentage rate if the men who did the collecting picked up all the plastic bottles and tins that either are blown out, dropped, or fall out of the recycling boxes and roll around the estate where I live.