on show


: put somewhere for people to see
Her paintings are on show at the art gallery.
The artifacts will be put on show in the museum.
His work goes on show tomorrow.

Examples of on show in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Days are long for these artists, who often rise at 6 a.m. to get kids off to school before grabbing a nap and heading to the gym for a training session, then working 6 to 11 p.m. on show nights. Jessica Gelt, Los Angeles Times, 29 Nov. 2023 Nigo's collection was on show during the fashion affair, including an oversized orange Hermès Birkin bag, Louis Vuitton trunks and shoe-carrying bags, and many pairs of never-worn Levis, according to WWD. Nicole Acosta, Peoplemag, 10 Nov. 2023 But something about her public persona is also discomfiting, a reflection of an industry’s glorification of authenticity, which has created an environment where artists like Canal—and other young women, mostly—feel compelled to put their deepest insecurities on show for all to see. Hugh Morris, The New Yorker, 2 Nov. 2023 Blue Days from 1996 by Bourgeois will be on show in Europe for the first time. Simon Chilvers, Vogue, 9 Oct. 2023 One such mood flipper on show is Ryan Belli’s Solid White Oak Sofa, a bench-like seat topped with cornflower blue cushions. John Wogan Laura Bannister Tariro Mzezewa Elissa Suh Dana Covit Jameson Montgomery, New York Times, 12 Oct. 2023 Its neckline will be on show and saggy ones sadden us. Hamish Anderson, WSJ, 3 Aug. 2023 Kylie Jenner and Hailey Bieber then posted Instagram Stories with their laminated eyebrows on show. Alyssa Bailey, ELLE, 17 Aug. 2023 Yet the sort of scenario that the far-right inroads could ultimately lead to is on show in Israel, where Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu managed to assemble a parliamentary majority last year only by co-opting small far-right parties that mainstream politicians had previously shunned. Ned Temko, The Christian Science Monitor, 20 July 2023 See More

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“On show.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20show. Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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