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hereabouts

adverb around here, here, in the area, in the direction of, in the general vicinity, in the locale, in the vicinity, near here, somewhere close, somewhere near
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Hereabouts, where mixed farming dominates, there is no sign at all of an alleged proliferation of raptors, with few hawks and no kestrels at all.
"It goes without saying that the book is the first of its kind hereabouts. It helps social media entrepreneurs in no uncertain terms," said Kamli, also the company's director.
Stephen Murray and Kay Walsh were the principal players in the picture, though I imagine that their scenes were shot in the studios - not on location hereabouts.
The festival, begun as a small town celebration of spring and Diederick Leertouwer, who introduced his native Netherlands' favorite vegetable to folks hereabouts, has achieved a just fame since its beginning thirteen years ago.
Undaunted by the several supermarkets hereabouts, he has put his faith in the local economy.
I was recently having a chat with a local publican and he told me the story that there was hereabouts a pub called the "Who'd Have Thought It" which sadly closed and suffered demolition.
It feels as comfortable as walking into somebody's home - there's even an open fire to welcome you in the winter months - and the head waiter will recommend dishes based on traditional family recipes from hereabouts.
Maybe, hereabouts, he put a few more bricks in the wall," Roebuck adds.
The development will doubtless, in view of the eye-watering increases in the remuneration of Calderdale and Huddersfield hospitals trust managers since Foundation status was achieved ('Big rise for NHS chiefs' Examiner, June 23), be enthusiastically welcomed by Trust managers elsewhere hoping to follow suit, but less so by patients who, as hereabouts, will foot the bill out of total Trust allocated funding.
A cot was a cottage and obviously sheep were kept hereabouts.
In fact, it was RUSSELL AND THE WOLVES, a dark presence from this very parish or hereabouts. If you haven't seen, heard or felt their dark wolverine urges, you need to seek them out quickly.
Yes, shrub - rhododendrons aren't really trees, even though they grow large enough to resemble them hereabouts. Their shrubbiness is less likely to be questioned outside the Northwest region, where rhododendrons are usually small enough to fit in pots.