show (one) a good time

show (one) a good time

1. To entertain or amuse one. We have some very important clients flying into town on Monday, and I want you to show them a good time while they're here. This is John's bachelor party—we have to show him a good time!
2. vulgar slang To pleasure one sexually. We could always go down to the red light district. The girls down there know how to show you a good time.
See also: good, show, time
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

show someone a good time

Entertain someone, as in I know Aunt Dorothy will show us a good time when we visit San Francisco. This idiom uses the verb show in the sense of "accord or grant something," a usage dating from about 1200.
See also: good, show, someone, time
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

show (someone) a good time

To occupy (someone) with amusing things; entertain.
See also: good, show, time
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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