Definition 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

  • "The Queen : I suppose we could do a quick tour."
  • "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!"
  • "Brian : I want a tour of the palace!"
  • "I hope to tour your factory during operating hours, however I don't want to disturb the production process!"
  • "Jean : Okay okay, I think I'll just be quiet and enjoy the rest of the tour."
  • "Conductor : Alright buddy, why don't you just keep quiet and enjoy the rest of the tour?"
  • "First we take drunk tour of Moscow."
  • "I have already scheduled a bus tour of the city, so that I can see all the buildings and monuments!"
  • "Thank you for joining us on the tour, 'cause I know you could be out in a bar, having a beer!"
  • "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"!"

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