come to light

idiom

: to become known
Other details have come to light because of this investigation.
She was angry when it came to light that some people were being promoted unfairly.

Examples of come to light in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web All those commitments have come to light since last June. Mark Stewart, Journal Sentinel, 23 June 2023 As more details come to light about OceanGate and its missing submarine, Titan, the company has come under withering criticism for using a video game controller to operate the sub. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, 22 June 2023 Raquel and Charli crashed the gathering, which Scheana was also at, and it’s now come to light that that was the first night Raquel and Sandoval hooked up. Krystie Lee Yandoli, Rolling Stone, 15 June 2023 My take: If the legal risks can be mitigated, the names of those involved should come to light, because allegations without specifics throw shade over an entire industry. Bypeter Vanham, Fortune, 15 June 2023 Two additional Kitagawa accusers have since come to light. Scott Roxborough, The Hollywood Reporter, 25 May 2023 One of the next steps is due diligence, which is where certain facts can come to light that might derail an arrangement. Tori Latham, Robb Report, 11 June 2023 More information about both the causes and consequences of the dams’ destruction will certainly come to light in the next few days. Time, 7 June 2023 May 9, 2023 This book ban is the latest instance to come to light of Florida restricting what can be taught or even read in schools, usually on topics involving race, gender, and sexuality. Tori Otten, The New Republic, 9 May 2023

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“Come to light.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/come%20to%20light. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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