show (someone or something) around

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show (someone or something) around

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

to give someone a tour of a place. I'm very glad you've come to work here. Let me show you around so you'll know where things are. Welcome to our town. As soon as you unpack, I'll get someone to show you around.
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show around

To introduce someone to some place by visiting various locations: The real estate agent showed us around the house. The guide showed us around the old part of the city.
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I didn't know who he was at that time and recall writing home saying, somewhat disgruntled, "We had some Welsh singer visit us and I had to show him around. Have you ever heard of him?" Norma Jardine, Brook Close, Hillfields.
"@MadonnaMDNAday since @TimTebow is moving to ny now, will you show him around? #askmadonna," People quoted Seacrest as tweeting.
On the day he arrived at Old Trafford, the Frenchman was assigned a club helper to show him around the city.
When he comes to camp, you ask your caretaker to show him around, but then you leave him alone to do his work.
"He wanted to see what happened to his donations and staff were glad to show him around."