pay a visit to


: to go somewhere to spend time with (someone, such as a friend or relative) : to visit
He paid a visit to his parents.

Examples of pay a visit to in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web To immerse yourself in the borough’s diaspora, pay a visit to these cafés, restaurants, and bars. Nicole K. Grimes, Travel + Leisure, 8 June 2024 To discover Benin City’s emerging artistic talent, pay a visit to Nosona Studios, says Aindrea Emelife, but make time to explore Edo State’s Okomu National Park too. Funmi Fetto, Vogue, 26 Mar. 2024 The two hop into his vintage red Triumph to pay a visit to the Cliffs of Moher, where he’s supposed to snap some pre-wedding photos of her. Owen Gleiberman, Variety, 15 Mar. 2024 Sea Cloud Spirit operates an open bridge policy, so pay a visit to see the state-of-the-art navigational systems and have a chat with the friendly officers on duty. Helen Iatrou, Travel + Leisure, 30 Nov. 2023 In Joshua Tree, pay a visit to Pioneertown and grab a drink at the famed Pappy & Harriet's. Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, 25 Jan. 2024 Yosemite National Park During your drive, pay a visit to Yosemite National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of America's most magnificent public lands. Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, 7 Nov. 2023 In the roughly three-minute scene, Jacob Anderson’s Louis De Point Du Lac and Assad Zaman’s Rashid pay a visit to the estate of the Le Croix family, to the deadly dismay of its residents. Abbey White, The Hollywood Reporter, 12 Oct. 2023 The Tampa Bay Rays pay a visit to the Baltimore Orioles and star catcher Adley Rutschman in a battle for the AL East title tonight and a top spot in the postseason. oregonlive, 15 Sep. 2023

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“Pay a visit to.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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