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    joham is offline Key Member
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    Default circle the sun/circle round the sun

    Eight planets circle the sun/circle round the sun.

    Are both phrases good English? Thank you in advance.

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    Default Re: circle the sun/circle round the sun

    Both forms are grammatically correct in English. However, 'round' is an archaic colloquialism for 'around,' which would be more proper.

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    Default Re: circle the sun/circle round the sun

    Could you provide a source to back up the statement that round is archaic?

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