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shown up

verb
variants: or showed up
past participle of show up

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1 to come into view
  • normally, one doesn't see them, but the actress's wrinkles show up in the close-ups

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2 to get to a destination
  • the band showed up an hour late

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3 to reveal the true nature of
  • were shown up for what they really are

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“Shown up.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shown%20up. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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