One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A person employed to show tourists around places of interest.‘our tour guide was very knowledgeable and entertaining’
- ‘What would you say if a tour guide leading you through the Rocky Mountains constantly pointed out roadside ant hills?’
- ‘Sadly Mariah was hardly the best of tour guides, rushing through the majority of rooms.’
- ‘We crept on tip toes into the middle of a tour group who'd obviously paid good money for their scholarly tour guide.’
- ‘The younger son works as a tour guide for a holiday company, and lives with his family a ten-minute drive away.’
- ‘As a tour guide, he makes a good living on the tips he gets from the tourists he shepherds around.’
- ‘Times have changed, their tour guide grimly informs them.’
- ‘The tour guide panicked; this was not part of the anticipated scenario.’
- ‘Elaine turned away and walked towards the other tourists who were clustered around the tour guide.’
- ‘During their stay in the wilderness, children are escorted by professional tour guides on excursions.’
- ‘She looked exceptionally forlorn when the tour guide reminded us we had to descend by the same passage.’
- ‘Reluctantly assigned as Hiro's driver and tour guide, Sandy makes a few stabs at connection with the man, but treats their relationship as something to be endured.’
- ‘In more experienced hands, this could have been a real theatrical adventure but for much of the time, I felt like a tourist being herded around by an inept tour guide.’
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