take (one) round

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take (one) round

To guide someone through and introduce them to some place. Primarily heard in UK. This is where you'll be working, but let me take you round the rest of the building. My sister's coming to visit from America. Do you want to come while I take her round the city?
See also: round, take

take round

v.
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See also: round, take
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He said: "My first competition here was me, my best mate Ally MacLean and his dad, who took us round.
"The charity rep who took us round explained to the kids about the cost of running the cinema and other things they have going on at the hospital and how much donations, like ours, help towards that."
"Dave took us round town to places like Lago, Heebie Jeebies, The Met and Ye Cracke - it was messy but we had a laugh."
Hazarika received us and took us round the college where all classrooms were air-conditioned and were equipped with the state-of-the-art smartclass systems.
Rowan, poetic, articulate, stimulating, the Communicator took us round Canterbury Cathedral.
Our path took us round a threeand-a-half acre field that is effectively the couple's back garden.
Our mother took us round to the big house, through the iron gate to the front door with its brass knocker in the shape of a wolf's head.
We thought it was great, but where the name penny-a-long-ride came in I do not know because it only took us round the block.
The 60-minute tour took us round all of Singapore's popular sights, from the Fountain of Wealth to the Cenotaph, the Theatres on The Bay to the Cricket Club, one of Singapore's oldest members clubs.
When we were kids my dad took us round America and wanted to make sure we made the best out of life.
He took us round a course in South Wales and it seemed pretty fast to us.
He happily took us round to the brewery, housed neatly at the back of the pub and explained why today, it is still possible to make a business out of brewing on a small scale.
The next day they took us round a two-bedroom apartment that he was finishing in the seaside town of Fethiye.
Our walking tour of the city started on the banks of the Rhine, and took us round countless squares and marketplaces, past the halls of residence of the famous old university, ending up at Beethoven's remarkably preserved house.