a sight/wonder to behold

noun phrase

formal + literary
: a wonderful or impressive thing to see
The huge crowd that gathered at the stadium was a sight/wonder to behold.

Examples of a sight/wonder to behold in a Sentence

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“A sight/wonder to behold.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20sight%2Fwonder%20to%20behold. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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