Definition On the town

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Definition

(I can't wait to) go out on the town: (I can't wait to) go out tonight and enjoy myself
idiom
out on the town is an old expression which describes doing everything that a city can offer. A night on the town might include eating a fancy restaurant, drinking in several different bars, then seeing the sights of a town.

a town: a small city
noun

Examples

  • "I decided to ring them up for a night on the town."
  • "There's nothing like coming home from a night on the town with a belly full of beer and stopping at your local "chippy" for a portion of fish and chips."
  • "I wish I was out on the town with the Pope this weekend."

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