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Difference between Come round and Go round

come round—(also: come around)

1. pay a short visit:

  • Why don’t you come round and see us one evening?

2. take place; happen regularly:

  • The Commonwealth Prime Ministers’ Conference comes round next month.

3. regain consciousness:

  • The girl fainted, but she came round when we threw drops of water on her face.

4. agree to smth. in the end:

  • After a day of our haggling about the matter, Jane finally came round to my point of view.

go round—(also: go around)

1. be publicly noticed doing smth.:

  • You can’t go round saying nasty things like that about him in public.

2. (of news, rumors, etc.) be passed on from person to person:

  • Stories have been going round concerning the government’s secret intentions.

3. (of food, etc.) be distributed to everybody:

  • Money becomes tight and, maybe, the loans available from the banks are insufficient to go round.