show (someone) round

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of show (someone) round

British
:to act as a guide for (someone who is visiting a place) :to lead (someone) around a place and point to and talk about the interesting or important things
  • She showed us round (the city).
  • You've never been to my house before. Let me show you round.

Word by Word Definitions

show play
  1. : to cause or permit to be seen : exhibit

  2. : to offer for sale

  3. : to present as a public spectacle : perform

  1. : a demonstrative display

  2. : outward appearance

  3. : a false semblance : pretense

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody

round play
  1. : having every part of the surface or circumference equidistant from the center

  2. : cylindrical

  3. : approximately round

  1. : around

  1. : something (such as a circle, globe, or ring) that is round

  2. : a knot of people

  3. : a circle of things

  1. : to make round

  2. : to make (the lips) round and protruded (as in the pronunciation of \ü\)

  3. : to pronounce with lip rounding : labialize

  1. : around

  2. : all during : throughout

  1. : whisper

  2. : to speak to in a whisper


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