One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Enjoying the entertainments, especially the nightlife, of a city or town.‘a lot of guys out for a night on the town’
- ‘Pictures are taken of the groups when they arrive at the airport and when they go out on the town.’
- ‘Now all that remains are a few hazy memories of nights on the town.’
- ‘Anybody would think he was talking about a life-long learning programme, rather than a night on the town.’
- ‘I'm going up to Brisbane later this week for a night on the town with some mates.’
- ‘A lot of Britons tend to drink a week's worth of alcohol in just one or two nights on the town.’
- ‘This does not prevent the blokes going out on the town, however, so a quick meal and I'm off to an unspecified pub.’
- ‘There were a number of revellers enjoying a night out on the town at the time.’
- ‘Monsieur et Mademoiselle Dove thought the best therapy was a night on the town.’
- ‘The day at the races goes on into the evening as hordes of people head into Liverpool city centre for a chaotic night on the town.’
- ‘They are the people who bring them back after a night out on the town, and I have yet to find a single cab driver who can give me an adverse report.’
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