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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
a. alrededor de mí
I couldn't understand why everyone around me was staring at me.No entendía porque todos alrededor de mí me miraban fijamente.
b. alrededor mío
Everyone around me seemed to be having fun.Parecía que todos alrededor mío se la pasaban bien.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I don't like to have anyone around me when I feel sick.No me gusta tener gente alrededor cuando estoy enfermo.
I was lucky enough to have all my family around me when my father died.Tuve la suerte de estar rodeada de toda mi familia cuando se murió mi padre.
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