show around

If you show someone around or show them round, you go with them to show them all the interesting, useful, or important features of a place when they first visit it.

[V n P] Would you show me around?...

[V n P] She showed me round and introduced me to everybody...

[V n P n] Spear showed him around the flat.

(in BRIT, also use show round)

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • show\ around — v. phr. To act as a host or guide to someone; to show newly arrived people or strangers what s what and where. When Gordon and Rose arrived in Hawaii for the first time, their host showed them around the islands …   Словарь американских идиом

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