Tour

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Definition

to tour: to travel around, to visit, to journey round
verb
I'm going to tour all of the west coast this Summer, starting in the North West and traveling to the South West.
to go on tour to play a series of concerts or shows

a tour: a circuit, a visit; a journey, a trip
noun
Delavigne gave me a tour of his house last Sunday. He has so many rooms that it took almost two hours to show me it all!

Pronunciation examples
UK: This rock group has been touring since the sixties.
US: Can you give me a tour of your new house, please?

Examples

  • "Jean : Okay okay, I think I'll just be quiet and enjoy the rest of the tour."
  • "Brian : I want a tour of the palace!"
  • "Thank you for joining us on the tour, 'cause I know you could be out in a bar, having a beer!"
  • "The Queen : I suppose we could do a quick tour."
  • "First we take drunk tour of Moscow."
  • "Conductor : Alright buddy, why don't you just keep quiet and enjoy the rest of the tour?"
  • "I have already scheduled a bus tour of the city, so that I can see all the buildings and monuments!"
  • "I hope to tour your factory during operating hours, however I don't want to disturb the production process!"
  • "I have finished my tour of the company and it is worse than I thought: not only has Delavigne become a faceless, money-grabbing corporation, but it has also lost its "music"!"
  • "Well, now that we're finished with the tour, let's go into the "Purple room" so I can introduce you to your fellow crazies!"

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