show (someone or something) round

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show (someone or something) round

1. To introduce someone to and guide them around some place. This is where you'll be working, but let me show you round the rest of the building. My sister's coming to visit from America, so I'm going to spend the weekend showing her round.
2. To display something to a variety of different people. He never thought someone would steal his idea when he started showing it round earlier this year. I'll be showing my paintings round to various art galleries over the weekend.
See also: round, show
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