in plain sight


chiefly US
: in a place that is easily seen
He carried his gun in plain sight.

Examples of in plain sight in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The self-driving revolution is hiding in plain sight. Caroline Mimbs Nyce, The Atlantic, 27 Oct. 2023 Our growing familiarity with them, however, has not been matched by knowledge about the author who would occasionally hide behind his fictional alter egos, albeit in plain sight. Johannes Von Moltke, The New York Review of Books, 2 Nov. 2023 Like the Grammy-winning Traveller songwriter was just a few years ago, Worsham has been hiding in plain sight in Nashville. Joseph Hudak, Rolling Stone, 13 Oct. 2023 Still, some calls for donations have appeared in plain sight. Scott Glover, CNN, 12 Oct. 2023 Hiding in plain sight Just before the new law came into effect, Mona Lisa, a 29-year-old trans woman, had her home raided by Ugandan authorities. James Longman, ABC News, 12 Oct. 2023 The most nefarious cults sometimes are the ones hidden in plain sight. Jp Mangalindan, Peoplemag, 11 Oct. 2023 Other evidence of friction is hiding in plain sight. Tatiana Siegel, Variety, 10 Oct. 2023 What happened to the women, including Kaye Turner, Pickle, Melissa Sanders, and Sheila Swanson and survivor Marlene Gabrielsen, along with the suspect who was hiding in plain sight, is the subject of a three-part docuseries, Lost Women of Highway 20, premiering Sunday, Nov. 5 at 9/8c on ID. Christine Pelisek, Peoplemag, 6 Oct. 2023 See More

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“In plain sight.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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