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  • Bugger about
  • Bum about
  • Chasing nickels around dollar bills
  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind ( Richard Dreyfuss movie )
  • Close call
  • Close enough for government work
  • Close enough for jazz
  • Close friends
  • Close of play
  • Close proximity
  • Close quarters ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • Close ranks
  • Close shave
  • Close the books
  • Close to home
  • Close to the bone
  • Close to the mark
  • Close your eyes and think of England ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • Close, but no cigar ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • Come about
  • Coming to a screen near you
  • Companion plant ( a plant grown near to another species to enhance its growth )
  • Cut up about
  • Dance around the problem
  • Dangerous Liaisons ( Glenn Close movie )
  • Dick around
  • Don't Stand So Close To Me ( Police song )
  • Don't close your eyes for a minute
  • Don't go on about it
  • Don't trouble your pretty little head about it
  • Drag ass around
  • Draw to a close
  • Echo Around the World ( Edison Records advertising slogan )
  • Everything You Wanted To Know About Sex But Were Afraid To Ask ( Woody Allen movie )
  • Extra, extra, read all about it
  • Fall about laughing
  • Fall about your ears
  • Far better for being near to you ( The Chesham Building Society advertising slogan )
  • Fart around
  • Fasten your seatbelts, it's going to be a bumpy night ( All About Eve )
  • Fatal Attraction ( Glenn Close / Michael Douglas movie )
  • Fool around
  • Gad about
  • Get around to it
  • Get your head around something
  • Go about your business
  • Go around in circles
  • Go around with
  • Go on about
  • Go to see a man about a dog
  • Goof around
  • Green around the gills
  • Hang about
  • Hang around with
  • Harp on about
  • Have a thing about
  • Have you any last requests? ( humorous question asked as though a person was about to be killed )
  • Have your wits about you
  • Hedged about
  • Holding your cards close to your chest
  • Horse around
  • Horsing around
  • How about that?
  • I Get Around ( Beach Boys song )
  • I don't know much about art but I know what I like
  • I may not know much about art, but I know what I like
  • If you can keep your head when all about you ( from a poem by Kipling )
  • In out, in out, shake it all about
  • In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on ( Robert Frost quotation )
  • It was the night before Christmas and all round the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse
  • It's about time
  • It's all about you ( People Telecom advertising slogan )
  • Jerk around
  • Jig around
  • Joke around
  • Just around the corner
  • Keep on about
  • Keep your friends close, keep your enemies closer ( proverbial saying )
  • Keep your wits about you
  • Kick the gong around
  • Kidding around
  • Knock about
  • Knock about comedy
  • Know what you are about
  • Lark about
  • Loaf about
  • Make a song and dance about
  • Make no bones about
  • Man about town
  • Mess around
  • Messing about in boats
  • Milling about
  • Monkey around
  • Mooching around
  • Much Ado About Nothing
  • Muck about
  • Near and dear to my heart
  • Near death experience
  • Near miss
  • Near sighted
  • Near the knuckle
  • Near to one's heart
  • Ninth inning ( A baseball expression meaning an event or process is near the end )
  • Nose around
  • Nothing is real and nothing to get hung about ( The Beatles song lyric )
  • Nothing to worry your pretty little head about
  • Nothing to write home about
  • Now they whisper to her not about her ( Cashmere Bouquet Soap advertising slogan )
  • Order about
  • Out and about
  • Piss about
  • Play around
  • Ponce about
  • Potter about
  • Pussyfoot around
  • Rally round
  • Rally round the flag
  • Read all about it
  • Ring around the collar ( Wisk detergent advertising slogan )
  • Rock Around The Clock ( Bill Haley song )
  • Rough around the edges
  • Round Ireland With A Fridge ( Tony Hawks book )
  • Run rings around
  • Run toward the sound of gunfire
  • Sail close to the wind
  • Sanka, everything you love about coffee ( Sanka advertising slogan )
  • Scouting about
  • Scratch around
  • Screw around
  • Scrub around it
  • Shop Around ( Smokey Robinson song )
  • Shop around
  • Sleep around
  • Smoke around the campfire
  • Something About You ( Four Tops song )
  • Something to crow about
  • Sorry about that, Chief. ( A catchphrase from Get Smart )
  • Stop faffing about
  • Stop messing about ( A catchphrase from Kenneth Williams )
  • Talks about talks
  • Tell me about it
  • Tell them about the honey, mummy ( Sugar Puffs advertising slogan )
  • That just about takes the biscuit
  • That's about it
  • That's about the size of it
  • The shot heard around the world
  • The world around one
  • There's Something About Mary ( Cameron Diaz movie )
  • There's a lot of it about ( A catchphrase from Spike Milligan )
  • There's something about her
  • There's something funny about it
  • There's too much arson about here
  • Throw your money around
  • Throw your weight about
  • Too Busy Thinking About My Baby ( Marvin Gaye song )
  • Too close for comfort
  • Too close to call
  • Tool around
  • Toward this end
  • Twist around your little finger
  • Up and about
  • Up close and personal
  • Watch out there's a Humphrey about ( Milk Marketing Board advertising slogan )
  • What goes around comes around
  • What's It All About, Alfie? ( Michael Caine movie )
  • What's all the fuss about?
  • Wrapped around your little finger
  • You are now free to move about the country ( Southwest Airlines advertising slogan )
  • You can't keep quiet about a Wispa ( Cadbury's Wispa advertising slogan )
  • You won't have Nixon to kick around anymore

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