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    Quote Originally Posted by Cambridge dict
    when a group of people go on a short journey, usually for pleasure or education:
    Rosie's going on a class/school outing to the Museum of Modern Art
    This term seems to refer to excursions etc.
    Can it be used for friends going out to a restaurant/movie theatre etc. ? If no, is there an equivalent, and if yes, is there a more common word?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Francois
    Quote Originally Posted by Cambridge dict
    when a group of people go on a short journey, usually for pleasure or education:
    Rosie's going on a class/school outing to the Museum of Modern Art
    This term seems to refer to excursions etc.
    Can it be used for friends going out to a restaurant/movie theatre etc. ? If no, is there an equivalent, and if yes, is there a more common word?

    FRC
    Yes, but we usually don't call it anything. We just say we went. I suppose you could say trip though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Francois
    Quote Originally Posted by Cambridge dict
    when a group of people go on a short journey, usually for pleasure or education:
    Rosie's going on a class/school outing to the Museum of Modern Art
    This term seems to refer to excursions etc.
    Can it be used for friends going out to a restaurant/movie theatre etc. ? If no, is there an equivalent, and if yes, is there a more common word?

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    We could say "going out on the town". :wink:

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    Quote Originally Posted by Francois
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    when a group of people go on a short journey, usually for pleasure or education:
    Rosie's going on a class/school outing to the Museum of Modern Art
    This term seems to refer to excursions etc.
    Can it be used for friends going out to a restaurant/movie theatre etc. ? If no, is there an equivalent, and if yes, is there a more common word?

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    We could say "going out on the town". :wink:
    Yes, but that's not a word.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork
    Quote Originally Posted by Francois
    Quote Originally Posted by Cambridge dict
    when a group of people go on a short journey, usually for pleasure or education:
    Rosie's going on a class/school outing to the Museum of Modern Art
    This term seems to refer to excursions etc.
    Can it be used for friends going out to a restaurant/movie theatre etc. ? If no, is there an equivalent, and if yes, is there a more common word?

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    We could say "going out on the town". :wink:
    Yes, but that's not a word.

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    True enough!

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