float around

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vi (rumour, news)im Umlauf sein; (person)herumschweben (inf); (things)herumfliegen (inf)
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Again, the darkness prevents our seeing if they still float around us.
If, by any unwonted chance, he failed to come at the appointed moment, she stood beneath the window and sent up the rich sweetness of her tones to float around him in his chamber and echo and reverberate throughout his heart: "Giovanni
ABC's - Pop letters of the alphabet as they float around the screen and hear the sound of the letter as you touch/pop them and listen to them individually after they have been popped.
MOISTENING a duster slightly with warm water before use will ensure a more efficient job as dust will adhere to the damp cloth, rather than just float around the room.
One will float around as a result of a dodgy cistern - the other floats around using dodgy systems.
Diagrams bring different aspects that float around in the brain, and are more than just two-dimensional.
Pieces of memory float around and lock in place, putting together the puzzle of Dec's past that will allow him to move forward to the future.
You just kind of float around the bases,'' Finley said of his 36th home-run trot of the season, his 13th as a Dodger.
Bouquet II, 2002, and The Corridor, 2002, both feature easels, though the subject matter of the paintings seems to prefer to float around instead of staying put.
Mold spores float around both outdoors and indoors, and usually don't cause problems for most individuals.
In what has became a great annual tradition, the familiar figure in red will be joining the members of Barry Round Table again this year when they take their Christmas float around the streets of Barry.
s unfulfilled promises, the only function of the space station, besides a minimal amount of robot-performed research, will be to float around.