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out of town

EnglishEdit

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Prepositional phraseEdit

out of town

  1. (of a person) Away from home; out of one's hometown.
    They are out of town this week.
  2. (of a person) From a different place.
    They look like they are from out of town.
    It's the kind of Manhattan place you take your relatives when they come from out of town.

Usage notesEdit

  • The phrase out of town may be used whether or not the place in question would normally be considered a town, as in the reference to Manhattan in the usage example.

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