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show sb over sth

UK
verb uk phrasal verb with show   /ʃəʊ/ us    /ʃoʊ/ (showed, shown)
to lead someone around a place that they are visiting in a formal or official way, while telling them about it: After lunch the VIPs will be shown over the new Arts Centre.
Translations of “show sb over sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 帶(某人)參觀,帶(某人)看, 帶(某人)察看…
in Chinese (Simplified) 带(某人)参观,带(某人)看, 带(某人)察看…
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