show (a lot of) promise

idiom

: to seem likely to be successful in the future
a young artist who shows (a lot of) promise

Examples of show (a lot of) promise in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Elijah Saunders and Miles Byrd show promise and could gain wings as experience grows. Bryce Miller, San Diego Union-Tribune, 31 Mar. 2024 And mind-body forms of movement like yoga, qigong, and Tai chi also show promise. Cindy Kuzma, SELF, 27 Mar. 2024 Pumping is personal Although breast pump innovations show promise, ultimately, pumping is personal. Sydney Page, Washington Post, 18 Mar. 2024 Cynthia Najdowski, an associate professor of psychology at the State University of New York at Albany, who was not involved in the research, says the chatbot appears to show promise for interrupting some people’s efforts to access CSAM. Matt Burgess, WIRED, 29 Feb. 2024 The West Coast singer also continued to show promise on the solo side, notably on his debut album, Free TC, in 2015. Carl Lamarre, Billboard, 27 Feb. 2024 Colloidal quantum dots tuned to SWIR show promise for such sensors since they can be easily integrated into CMOS, but their mass market use has been hampered by the fact that most contain toxic heavy metals like lead or mercury. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, 18 Jan. 2024 The lessons show promise not just in this section of New York City, but for the rest of the country as well. Faiza Jamil, The Conversation, 16 Feb. 2024 During the Cold War, Ukraine was a major arms manufacturer, and Kyiv’s efforts to ramp up defense manufacturing since the start of the war show promise. Emma Ashford, Foreign Affairs, 10 Jan. 2024

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Dictionary Entries Near show (a lot of) promise

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show (a lot of) promise

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“Show (a lot of) promise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/show%20%28a%20lot%20of%29%20promise. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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