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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyshow around
he/she/itshows around
present participleshowing around
past tenseshowed around
past participleshown around
  1. show someone around to lead someone around a place for the first time, so that they can see all parts of it

    I’ll get someone to show you around.

    show someone around something:

    They sent someone to show me around the new offices.

See also main entry: show


used to describe something which is done more carefully and over a longer period of time …

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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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