Here’s a very important usage of ‘around’ that’s overlooked by many Filipinos —

In this usage, ‘around’ is the equivalent of our ‘sa’ in Filipino.

Collins Dictionary’s one usage of ‘around’: If something such as a film, a discussion, or a plan is based around something, that thing is the main thing.

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nakatatag sa — built around

Isang pamahalaan na ang patakarang pang-ekonomiya ay nakatatag sa mababang interes.

A government whose economic policy was built around low interest. — (Collins Dictionary’s sample)

 

pinupuna sa — criticized around

Ang opinyon mo ay pinupuna sa aspeto ng pagpapatupad.

Your opinion is criticized around the implemention aspect.