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tout someone or something around

to promote and boost someone or something publicly. He is touting his favorite candidate around, hoping to get a few votes for her. Roger is touting his book around, trying to boost sales.
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tout someone or something as something

to present someone or something as a beneficial type of person or something. Joel touted his candidate as the best of all. Ann touted her medicine as a cure-all.
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tout suite

right away; with all haste. (Pronounced "toot sweet." From French toute de suite.) John: Come on, get this finished! Bob: I'm trying. John: Tout suite! Get moving! "I want this mess cleaned up, tout suite!" shouted Sally, hands on her hips and steaming with rage.
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tout as

To promote or praise someone or something by comparing them to some ideal: The press is touting the young basketball player as the next Michael Jordan.
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tout for

To seek to obtain something by persuasion, entreaty, or formal application; solicit something: We could hear the street vendors touting for business.
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It leaves them with no other option but to fall back on touts who charge hefty premium for the tickets.
Un privilege citadin reserve aux Cairotes resignes, mais bien gaillards et qui ont invente tout un systeme gestuel indiquant leur position et destination aux malencontreux automobilistes qui les croisent souvent, au gre des chemins, et qui meme parfois deviennent de bons amis.
But the proposals were opposed by MP Sajid Javid (Con, Bromsgrove) - who said ticket touts were entrepreneurs providing a valuable service to the public.
I watched them work the teeming streets around the city centre for a week before tout Mark Smithers, from ticket and hospitality company Front Row, based in London's Euston Road thrust a flyer into my hand offering to buy and sell tickets.
WWE looks forward to partnering with Tout to grow this innovative social media platform," said Vince McMahon, WWE Chairman and CEO.
Tout joueur et tout entraineur revent de travailler dans une telle atmosphere.
In the past, several cases of fake admissions and students being cheated by touts have come to the notice of the Delhi University.
Detective Chief Inspector Nick Downing from Scotland Yard's Operation Podium, which targets touts, believes the complex operation could backfire on the millionaires signing up for the deals.
Touts have been making a fortune out of bulk purchases of tickets for gigs that they know will be sold out.
THE FA have launched a new 'Out the Touts' campaign cracking down on ticket touts in the build-up to the FA Cup final on May 30.
But it seems that touts are now pricing many genuine fans out of the market.
But life for the tout isn't always a bowl of cherries.
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Fulke Johnson Houghton reports Dewhurst winner Tout Seul to be well on course for next Saturday's Sagitta 2000 Guineas at Newmarket.
Considered in relation to Sceve's work, Lescarre's refrain, "Pure licorne expellant tout venin," invites a comparison with the "Cedre" of D372 and the impresa of the first of the fifty emblems in Delie, the one which, appearing between D5 and D6, represents a woman who, in a gesture of love and pity reminiscent of the beloved of the Song of Songs 2:6 ("Laeva ejus sub capite meo, / et dextera illius amplexabitur me"), embraces a unicorn wounded by an arrow.