show up

  1. be or become visible or noticeable
    The dirty side will show
    His good upbringing really shows
  2. appear or become visible; make a showing
    She turned up at the funeral
    I hope the list key is going to surface again
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  • I think the argument of race as a cause of criminality like Walter brings up is somewhat off-point - The reason why those racial divides in criminality show up is mainly because those lines go together with education - or rather: the lack of good education. Can a Godless Society be a
  • I would show up unannounced, watch Jaime teach calculus, chat with Principal Henry Gradillas, check in with other Advanced Placement classes and in the early afternoon call my editor in Washington to say I was chasing down the latest medfly outbreak story, or whatever seemed believable at the time. Unlike many, Escalante believed in teaching, not sorting
  • And then, in the pouring rain, a half-dozen supporters stood around waiting for the media to show up.
  • Grant, a booze-hound from the word go, would show up in front of his superiors stewed to the gills. Who
  • But his storytelling skills show up elsewhere. Times, Sunday Times
  • Prisons overbook for the same reason holiday camps do: to compensate for the inevitable number of detainees who fail to show up for confirmed reservations for one reason or another, or those who escape. Welsh prisons overbooked
  • A glance at any probate casebook will demonstrate how often solicitous distant relatives, keen to do fetching and carrying as well as to sort out troublesome financial affairs, show up in the declining years of lonely old people.
  • My boss is going to be so happy when I show up white-faced, zonked on medication, and with pain lines in my face!
  • But marketing alone cannot explain why "onanism" and related terms began to show up in the great eighteenth-century encyclopedias or why one of the most influential physicians in France, the celebrated Samuel Auguste David Tissot, took up the idea of masturbation as a dangerous illness or why Tissot's 1760 work, L'Onanisme, became an instant European literary sensation. Me, Myself, and I
  • If the main problem is one of undersupply, should that not show up in the rental market, too? Times, Sunday Times
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