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  *繞* | 繞* | *繞
to wind / to coil (thread) / to rotate around / to spiral / to move around / to go round (an obstacle) / to by-pass / to make a detour / to confuse / to perplex
HSK 5
to go by a roundabout route / to take a detour / (medicine or civil engineering) bypass
to take a circular (or circuitous) route / to do a circuit / (of a planet) to orbit / (of a sailor) to circumnavigate / to take a detour / to bypass
coil (in electric motor or transformer)
to make a detour / to take the long route
twisting and turning / involved and tricky
to detour / to bypass / to circumvent / to avoid / to wind around (of a road etc)
tongue-twister
to go around one time / to do a circuit
meandering and circuitous (idiom); to go around in circles and never get anywhere
to go around in circles / to make a detour / (fig.) to beat about the bush
lit. to go on a long detour / fig. to speak vaguely around the topic without getting to the point / to beat about the bush
interference (of wave motion in physics)
turbulence (in fluid mechanics)
to orbit the earth
to go for a walk around / fig. to speak in a roundabout way
(children) run around parent's knees / fig. to stay to look after one's elderly parents
reverberates around the rafters for three days (idiom); fig. sonorous and resounding (esp. of singing voice)
thorny issue / tricky case
hard to get one's mouth around / a tongue-twister
to go for a walk around / fig. to speak in a roundabout way
tricky / involved / to beat about the bush
to go the long way round / to take a circuitous route / (of a route) circuitous
to run a long way around / fig. to speak vaguely around the topic without getting to the point / to beat about the bush
to live with one's parents, thus bringing them happiness (idiom)
lit. to go on a long detour / fig. to speak vaguely around the topic without getting to the point / to beat about the bush


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