tout around

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.
See also: around, tout
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And, further interrogation by the police revealed that the rape accused had paid a tout around ` 5,000 to get the permit.
One of the programmes finds Josie and guest presenter Richard Nichols (Rhodri wasn't available that week because he was doing pantomime in Plymouth) helping Cardiff newsagent Bobby Singh cut a demo to tout around record companies.
MUSIC DREAM: Bobby Singh with musicians who helped him cut a demo to tout around record companies
Tom Butler, an analyst with the World Gold Council, said yesterday: "It's a crazy figure for one man to tout around - more than the total mined worldwide each year.