show someone

idiom

: to do something that will cause (someone) to see one's true ability, power, etc.
They think I'm too old to run the race, but I'll show them!
They said she can't sing, but she showed them! She not only sang well but won first prize.

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“Show someone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/show%20someone. Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

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