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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

v.
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

v.
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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On Saturday outside Twickenham touts were again brazenly selling tickets on the streets.
They will patrol the streets of Ayia Napa on foot, bicycles, mopeds, and in cars, and will report the tout and the business that hired him to the police," the mayor said.
Transport department officials told M AIL T ODAY that these touts operate like a gang; many of them have criminal backgrounds continued from page 1 needed by a commercial vehicle, one has to go to these touts.
In tough times, there are too many people losing out because of touts selling tickets at inated prices.
Central to achieving this is ensuring football fans are not exploited by touts who may sell tickets at inflated prices or who are planning to sell forged tickets.
The tout mafia is ruling the office and they are setting outside Excise and Taxation office freely and continuously looting the applicants on the behest of the officers involved.
Every person applying needs an address, email and Visa card but the touts have registered different cards at each property, some in the names of friends and family.
In addition to being one of the greatest basketball players of our time, Shaquille O'Neal is one of the savviest social media influencers out there," said Michael Downing, founder and CEO of Tout.
It is time to make sure that fans are the winners - not the touts.
Unlike the World Cup and other major football matches, Wimbledon is not classed as a designated sporting event - meaning touts can manipulate the law to buy and sell without being prosecuted.
It is illegal to sell football tickets above face value and the FA is determined to rid football of touts to help ensure that real fans are not paying inflated prices for tickets.
The FA, who will also be boosting their anti-touting operation around the stadium on May 30, said in a statement: "It is illegal to sell football tickets above face value and the FA is determined to rid football of touts to help ensure that real fans are not paying inflated prices for tickets.
But it seems that touts are now pricing many genuine fans out of the market.
Still, it's true that the pair could be up to more serious 'no good' and the police have taken an increasingly tolerant view to touts over recent years.