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    What are the differences among the following phrases?

    all around the world
    all over the world
    in the world

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    all around the world
    all over the world
    I'd say these are pretty much the same.

    X is popular all around\over the world.

    in the world
    I'd use this one for a superlative:

    Y is the biggest star in the world.

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