out on the town

Meaning(s)

1. socialising or celebrating in a town or city

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Professional

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 To go ‘out on the town’ is to visit a number of pubs and clubs in order to socialize or to drink. This phrase is similar to ‘paint the town red’ and is informal and used in social contexts.

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  1. Let's celebrate our victory by going out on the town, the captain said to her hockey team.
  2. We haven't seen our friends in over a year, so we're going out on the town tonight.

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  1. Taking your team out on the town is a great way for people to get to know each other and their new surroundings.
  2. Sometimes spending a night out on the town is not only a great way to let your hair down but also an opportunity to network.

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