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Consider the following sentence:



"My mother now had a job she liked and my father had finally bought his dream car – a second-hand Jaguar that he lovingly polished before DRIVING ROUND to his family to show it off. "



What does 'driving round' mean?


Is it 'to go for a drive, just for the sake of driving'?

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What is your native language, Christine Christie?

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Christine ChristieWhat does 'driving round' mean?
Is it 'to go for a drive, just for the sake of driving'?

No, not in your example.

round: (informal) Used to convey the idea of visiting someone else.
(Oxford Dictionary)

Why don't you come round to my flat?
You could bring her round this evening, if you like.

Jenny had invited everyone round to her house that evening. CJ