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    Come round

    Hi all,

    I found the meaning of this verb "Come round" in the Merriam-Webster dictionary as this:

    1 : to change direction
    2 : to return to a former condition especially : COME TO
    3 : to accede to a particular opinion or course of action <you'll come round to our side eventually>

    So I'm wondering what excatly "Come round" means in this sentence?

    'They are coming round for a drink tonight.'


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    Re: Come round

    Hi maral55

    • They are coming round for a drink tonight.

    come around or round
    a. to recover consciousness; revive.
    b. to change one's opinion, decision, etc., esp. to agree with another's.
    c. to visit: Come around more often.
    d. to cease being angry, hurt, etc.

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