whisk (one) around

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whisk (one) around

1. To physically move one around some place very quickly or frenetically. I don't really feel like we had a proper dance—he just whisked me around the room all evening.
2. To guide or direct one around some place very quickly or frenetically. It was a terrible tour—they whisked us around various parts the city so fast that I can barely even remember them. The boss whisked me around the office building so I could see the layout before showing me where I would be working.
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whisk someone around

to move someone around rapidly from place to place. I didn't get much chance to see the city. They just whisked me around. We whisked around the visitor from place to place.
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He was whisked around Donington racetrack the day before his funeral at speeds nudging 100mph on a hearse powered by a Suzuki Hayabusa ridden by Lucy Coulbert, his friend of 15 years Lucy, who runs the Individual Funeral Company, based in Oxford, and was inspired by her friend and former boss, said: "Paul's wife Marian rode the bike first, but then jumped off and I took over to ride it, at Marian's request, at a high end speed up to 100mph, which is just what Paul would have wanted.
Following her win, the ex-Playboy model became a household name and was whisked around the world attending VIP parties rubbing shoulders with A-list celebrities.
Four adults can be whisked around in a complete luxury with leather upholstery and heated or air-conditioned seats.
Free-wheeling strokes, whether running as circuitous coiled lines or whisked around in layers with an obvious sense of play and abandon, float buoyantly in space, or, rather, on the smooth polished surface of plates and vessels with a slit or gaping orifice.
As we whisked around the archipelago on those incredibly punctual Shinkansen bullet trains, I didn't have the time--or the slightest inclination --to worry about the office.
FRESH from the oven, it was all about first impressions, with comments and criticisms whisked around the kitchen on the debut episode of The Great British Bake Off (BBC One, Wednesday, 8pm) series five.
An email offering all a slice of his leaving cake was whisked around the building - as long as they supplied their own plate and fork.
Open top buses are much in evidence and are a popular way of being whisked around the highlights but unless you want to head out as far as FC Barcelona's Nou Camp - about a 15 minute drive, but a football stadium without any actual football being played, hmmm - it really is a city to be enjoyed on foot.
The staff are incredibly attentive too, from the moment you arrive and are whisked around the giant resort in a jitney - a little open-air taxi.
As crimper to the Abu Dhabi royals, Mauge Michelle Clayton was handed envelopes of cash and whisked around the world on private jets.
The droplets are then whisked around the body - but not for long - before they are 'caught' and stored.
Now, thanks to e-mail, manuscripts are electronically whisked around the globe in the blink of an eye.
Meanwhile, FIFA bods were being whisked around the shiny stadiums of London, Manchester, Newcastle and Sunderland, perhaps wondering whatever happened to England's greatest footballing city.