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 Meanings and Examples of SHOW
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show
 v.  make it possible for something to be seen
 v.  provide evidence for, explain something to someone
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  So I thought, as a little lesson, I would show you what happens when everyone thinks only of herself.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER ELEVEN
2  In novels, the girls show it by starting and blushing, fainting away, growing thin, and acting like fools.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY
3  I'm not a show, Aunty, and no one is coming to stare at me, to criticize my dress, or count the cost of my luncheon.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-FIVE
4  John, dear, I'm ashamed to show you my book, for I've really been dreadfully extravagant lately.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-EIGHT
5  I hate such things, and though I think I've a right to be hurt, I don't intend to show it.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY
6  I've tried to show it, but you wouldn't let me.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-FIVE
7  I'll show you how, for I've studied you while we were frolicking, and I'm not at all satisfied with you.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-NINE
8  There was a good deal to show, and by-and-by she saw, and was grateful for it.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-THREE
9  I was a boy then, headstrong and violent, and it took a hard lesson to show me my mistake.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-THREE
10  Now I shall haf to show thee all my heart, and I so gladly will, because thou must take care of it hereafter.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-SIX
11  But come here and let me show you what I have bought.
A Doll's House By Henrik Ibsen
Get Context   In ACT I
12  It isn't anything, only they all felt kindly and wanted to show it.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FIVE
13  This is the house, father stranger, which you would have me show you.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK VII
14  Here she ended, and dawn enthroned in gold began to show in heaven, whereon she returned inland.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XII
15  One day, therefore, I went up inland that I might pray heaven to show me some means of getting away.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XII
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  The flower show is a yearly event in our town.
17  I think it would be true to say that the show was a success.
18  True marriage requires us to show trust and loyalty.
19  The show was the biggest flop in TV history.
20  The snaps show the TV presenter as she dives into a pool.
21  I invited him for eight o'clock, but he didn't show up until nine-thirty.
22  If someone is strong enough to bring you down,show them you are strong enough to get up.
23  The show was very funny - they were sending up sports commentators.
24  It was the first show to use the F-word and show nudity on stage.
25  The students show various degrees of skill in doing the experiments.
26  She dressed down to visit her poor relatives, so as not to offend them by a show of her wealth.
27  She likes to wear short skirts to show off her legs.
28  There would be a dive for the bar as soon as the show finished.
29  The figures show evidence that murders in the nation's capital are beginning to level off.
30  At the beginning of the film, the camera zooms in to show two people sitting by the side of a river.