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A pleasure excursion to an unspecified destination.
trip, excursion, jaunt, expedition, pleasure trip, day trip, day out, tour, mystery tour, airing, drive, ride, run, turn, cruise, sallyView synonyms
- ‘We're coming on a magical mystery tour and your coming too.’
- ‘More than 300 commuters went on a mystery tour on Thursday evening when their train failed to stop at Bedford station.’
- ‘Jimmy turned 40 last Saturday and was treated to a magical mystery tour.’
- ‘It was not very pleasant weather for the mystery tour.’
- ‘The mystery tour will take place on Tuesday next, July 23 and will commence when a bus leaves Glynn at 9 am.’
- ‘This weekend a collection will be taken up to help towards the cost of the mystery tour for the senior citizens.’
- ‘A mystery tour on February 7 was the first outing of the year and this was enjoyed by everyone who went on the trip.’
- ‘I've had just over three hours sleep, and now I face a mystery tour on one of those ropey coaches the rail companies only drag out on non-special occasions.’
- ‘Anyway, the magical mystery tour continues, and I can't quite her the conversation in the front.’
- ‘A scheduled trip to Inverness and then a mystery tour thrown in for free.’
- ‘The annual mystery tour for our senior citizens from the parish and surrounding districts takes place on Thursday, July 15.’
- ‘The mystery tour attracted 150 people from Ballylanders and elsewhere.’
- ‘Last week carnival events included a mystery tour to Longleat and a quiz about music at the Oliver Cromwell pub.’
- ‘The mystery tour didn't go quite according to plan.’
- ‘She'd booked outings with friends and was looking forward to going to the theatre and on a mystery tour.’
- ‘This is not the best start to my musical mystery tour of New York.’
- ‘Then we went on a magical mystery tour around Liverpool seeing the sites and learning about the Beatles.’
- ‘As Emily tells Jamie at the beginning of his magical mystery tour, ‘I'm going to show you what's behind the façade of a bland suburban street.’’
- ‘This will probably be a mystery tour to some part of Ireland.’
- ‘The outing is due to take place at the end of August and will be a mystery tour.’
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