shine through

phrasal verb

shone through or shined through; shining through; shines through
: to be seen, expressed, or shown clearly
Once she relaxed, her talent really began to shine through.

Examples of shine through in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Eisenberg’s directorial debut shines through the nuanced performances of its leads, presenting a story that is both specific in its characters and universal in its themes of connection and ambition, proving that the quest for understanding within familial bonds is achievable. Travis Bean, Forbes, 29 Mar. 2024 Her fascination with her outward appearance shined through her wardrobe too. Robyn Mowatt, Essence, 25 Mar. 2024 Over the years, Tara’s extensive expertise and creative vision, meticulous attention to detail, and passion for beauty and design shine through in every aspect of her work. Brianna Kamienski, USA TODAY, 23 Mar. 2024 So let that shine through in your speech — and don't forget to save a dance for the First Lady in the East room. Wesley Stenzel, EW.com, 7 Mar. 2024 Potential nominees include students with achievements in band, orchestra, theater, choir, art, culinary arts, sewing skills or other similar vocational-school mediums where students can shine through the arts. Melanie Laughman, The Enquirer, 18 Mar. 2024 As the morning progressed, rays of sunlight began to shine through trees along the edge of the pond, creating spotlights in the morning mist. Alan Taylor, The Atlantic, 14 Mar. 2024 To ensure her personality shined through, West landed on a sleek Armani suit with midnight-blue velvet trim. Christian Allaire, Vogue, 11 Mar. 2024 In the shot, the sun shines through floor-to-ceiling windows casting a tranquil light over a living room and dining area, which features a dark wood table, a sofa and additional seating in neutral hues. Natalia Senanayake, Peoplemag, 8 Mar. 2024

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“Shine through.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shine%20through. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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