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round something out

Definition of round something out in English:

Make something more complete: round out the meal with fruit and salad
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  • The supplements are rounded out by a trailer and TV spot.
  • The tartar sauce had a zippy, homemade taste to it, and both our plates were rounded out well with green salads and ample servings of perfectly nice fries.
  • The meatless concoctions were rounded out by lentil salad and yellow split peas cooked with turmeric, ginger and onions.
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