Incorrect spelling, explaination:
arround is an incorrect spelling, because there is no need to double r after the prefix a-. The core word for around is round and it starts with one r which doesn’t have to be doubled. This is why arround is wrong, and the correct spelling is around.
Correct spelling, explaination: the word’s origins is the word round, meaning in circles, in a shape of a circle. This word is spelled with only one r, so when the prefix a- was added to create the word around this consonant also wasn’t doubled. Spelling around is the correct one and
arround is thus incorrect.
Definition of around:
1. adverb, in circle
People gathered around to see what happened.
2. adverb, circa, roughly
– What time is it? – I think around 7:30.
3. preposition, placed in all sides of something; in a circle
Children’s room was a mess – clothes, toys and crayons all around.
Idioms and phrases with around:
what goes around comes around, used to say that with every action one should be aware of consequences
He did a terrible thing! Apparently he forgot that what goes around comes around.
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