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go round sth

UK (US go around sth)
phrasal verb with go uk   /ɡəʊ/  us   /ɡoʊ/ verb (present participle going, past tense went, past participle gone)
to travel to all, or the main, parts of a place that you are visiting in order to find out what it is like or to learn about it: For a few weeks in the summer, visitors are able to go round Buckingham Palace.
Translations of “go round sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 參觀…
in Chinese (Simplified) 参观…
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