come out of hiding


: to come out of a place where one could not be found
He came out of hiding to answer the rumors.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Wanting to help the otherworldly beings, Zenon travels from the space station back to Earth to try and convince Proto Zoa to come out of hiding and perform again. Stacey Grant, Seventeen, 16 Feb. 2023 After they were done expressing their thoughts, Boseman would come out of hiding to surprise them. Rasha Ali, USA TODAY, 30 Aug. 2020 In two areas where the lizards seem to have disappeared, Sinervo says, there were more than 9 hours a day on average that would've been too hot for the lizards to come out of hiding. Andrew Moseman, Discover Magazine, 17 May 2010 Once Stab 3 cast members start getting killed off, Sidney is forced to come out of hiding and face the new murderer head-on. Stacey Grant, Seventeen, 10 Mar. 2023 Deputies believe the little girl initially did not come out of hiding because she was both lost and scared, the outlet reported. Abigail Adams, Peoplemag, 26 Sep. 2022 According to the official description from Netflix, Lopez's character has come out of hiding after giving up her daughter to protect her from dangerous men played by Joseph Fiennes and Gael Garcia Bernal. Emily Tannenbaum, Glamour, 24 Sep. 2022 Since the withdrawal of Russian forces and the recent arrival of aid, Chernysh and her husband have finally come out of hiding to see what remains of their battered town. James Longman, ABC News, 6 Apr. 2022 The mostly progressive entertainment elite have come out of hiding to perform for the new president. Washington Examiner Staff, Washington Examiner, 19 Jan. 2021 See More

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“Come out of hiding.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jun. 2023.

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