on the town
phrasal in usually carefree pursuit of entertainment or amusement (as city nightlife) especially as a relief from routine

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • on the town — {adv.} or {adj. phr.}, {informal} In or into a town to celebrate; having a good time or enjoying the amusements in a town. * /When the sailors got off their ship they went out on the town./ Compare: PAINT THE TOWN RED …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on the town — {adv.} or {adj. phr.}, {informal} In or into a town to celebrate; having a good time or enjoying the amusements in a town. * /When the sailors got off their ship they went out on the town./ Compare: PAINT THE TOWN RED …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • out on the town — {adv. phr.} Going from one bar or restaurant to the next in order to celebrate an event. * /They all went out on the town to celebrate his promotion to vice president./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out on the town — {adv. phr.} Going from one bar or restaurant to the next in order to celebrate an event. * /They all went out on the town to celebrate his promotion to vice president./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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