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    #1

    It's the best personal exercise machine around.

    Do you want a healthy body? Then you need to count calories. You need to burn calories, too. You can do that with a Life Way 400. It's the best personal exercise machine around. (quoted from a test paper published in Taiwan)

    What does around mean in the above passage?
    I need native speakers' help.

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    #2

    Re: It's the best personal exercise machine around.

    in the market.

    You need to burn calories (no comma) too.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: It's the best personal exercise machine around.

    http://www.ldoceonline.com/dictionary/around
    8 existing [= about British English] That joke's been around for years.
    Manson has a reputation as one of the most stylish designers around.
    I need native speakers' help.

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    #4

    Re: It's the best personal exercise machine around.

    Quote Originally Posted by tedmc View Post
    in the market.

    You need to burn calories (no comma) too.
    I'd say on the market. The comma is optional, more old-fashioned than wrong.

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    #5

    Re: It's the best personal exercise machine around.

    Quote Originally Posted by sitifan View Post
    http://www.ldoceonline.com/dictionary/around
    8 existing [= about British English] That joke's been around for years.
    Manson has a reputation as one of the most stylish designers around.
    Available might work as a synonym in your original example.

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