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show

 (shō)
v. showed, shown (shōn) or showed, show·ing, shows
v.tr.
1.
a. To cause or allow to be seen; display: showed us his tattoo.
b. To display for sale, in exhibition, or in competition: showed her most recent paintings.
c. To permit access to (a house, for example) when offering for sale or rent.
2. To conduct; guide: showed them to the table.
3. To direct one's attention to; point out: showed them the city's historical sites.
4.
a. To make evident or reveal (an emotion or condition, for example): showed displeasure at his remark; a carpet that shows wear.
b. To reveal (oneself) as in one's behavior or condition: The old boat showed itself to be seaworthy.
c. To indicate; register: The altimeter showed that the plane was descending.
5.
a. To demonstrate by reasoning or procedure: showed that the hypothesis was wrong; a film that showed how to tune a piano.
b. To demonstrate to by reasoning or procedure; inform or prove to: showed him how to fix the camera; showed her that it could really happen.
6. To grant; bestow: showed no mercy to the traitors.
v.intr.
1. To be or become visible or evident: Concern showed in his face.
2. Slang To make an appearance; show up: didn't show for her appointment.
3.
a. To be exhibited publicly: What's showing at the movie theater tonight?
b. To give a performance or present an exhibition: Which artist is showing in the gallery?
4. Sports To finish third or better in a horserace or dog race.
n.
1. A display; a manifestation: made a show of strength.
2.
a. A trace or indication, as of oil in a well.
b. The discharge of bloody mucus from the vagina indicating the start of labor.
c. The first discharge of blood in menstruation.
3. A false appearance; a pretense: only a show of kindness.
4.
a. A striking appearance or display; a spectacle.
b. A pompous or ostentatious display.
5. Display or outward appearance: This antique tea service is just for show. His smile was for show.
6.
a. A public exhibition or entertainment.
b. An exposition for the display or demonstration of commercial products: an auto show.
c. A usually competitive exhibition of domestic animals: won first place at the cat show.
7.
a. A radio or television program.
b. A movie.
c. A theatrical troupe or company.
8. Informal An affair or undertaking: ran the whole show.
9. Sports Third place at the finish, as in a horserace.
Phrasal Verbs:
show off
To display or behave in an ostentatious or conspicuous way.
show up
1. To be clearly visible.
2. To put in an appearance; arrive: Don't show up late.
3. To expose or reveal the true character or nature of: showed their efforts up as a waste of time.
4. Informal To surpass, as in ability or intelligence: She shows up all the others in the chorus.
Idioms:
get the show on the road Slang
To get started.
show (one's) hand
1. Games To display one's cards with faces up.
2. To state one's intentions or reveal one's resources, especially when previously hidden.
show (one's) heels
To depart from quickly; flee.
show (someone) a good time
To occupy (someone) with amusing things; entertain.

[Middle English sheuen, shouen, from Old English scēawian, to look at, display.]
Synonyms: show, display, expose, parade, exhibit, flaunt
These verbs mean to present something to view. Show is the most general: "She hated to show her feelings" (John Galsworthy).
Display often suggests an attempt to present something to best advantage: The dealer spread the rug out to display the pattern. Expose usually involves uncovering something or bringing it out from concealment: The excavation exposed a staggering number of artifacts. The term can often imply revelation of something better left concealed: Your comment exposes your insensitivity. Parade usually suggests a pretentious or boastful presentation: "He early discovered that, by parading his unhappiness before the multitude, he produced an immense sensation" (Thomas Macaulay).
Exhibit implies open presentation that invites inspection: The museum is exhibiting paintings by local artists. Flaunt implies an unabashed, prideful, often arrogant display: "Every great hostelry flaunted the flag of some foreign potentate" (John Dos Passos). See Also Synonyms at appear.

show

(ʃəʊ)
vb, shows, showing, showed, shown or showed
1. to make, be, or become visible or noticeable: to show one's dislike.
2. (tr) to present to view; exhibit: he showed me a picture.
3. (tr) to indicate or explain; prove: to show that the earth moves round the sun.
4. (tr) to exhibit or present (oneself or itself) in a specific character: to show oneself to be trustworthy.
5. (tr; foll by how and an infinitive) to instruct by demonstration: show me how to swim.
6. (tr) to indicate or register: a barometer shows changes in the weather.
7. (tr) to grant or bestow: to show favour to someone.
8. (intr) to appear: to show to advantage.
9. to exhibit, display, or offer (goods, etc) for sale: three artists were showing at the gallery.
10. (Law) (tr) to allege, as in a legal document: to show cause.
11. (Theatre) to present (a play, film, etc) or (of a play, etc) to be presented, as at a theatre or cinema
12. (tr) to guide or escort: please show me to my room.
13. show in to conduct a person into a room or building by opening the door for him
14. show out to conduct a person out of a room or building by opening the door for him
15. (Horse Racing) (intr) to win a place in a horse race, etc
16. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) to give a performance of riding and handling (a horse) to display its best points
17. (intr) informal to put in an appearance; arrive
n
18. a display or exhibition
19. a public spectacle
20. an ostentatious or pretentious display
21. (Theatre) a theatrical or other entertainment
22. a trace or indication
23. (Gynaecology & Obstetrics) obstetrics a discharge of blood at the onset of labour
24. informal US and Austral and NZ a chance; opportunity (esp in the phrases give someone a show, he's got no show of winning, etc)
25. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) a sporting event consisting of contests in which riders perform different exercises to show their skill and their horses' ability and breeding
26. slang chiefly Brit a thing or affair (esp in the phrases good show, bad show, etc)
27. (Mining & Quarrying) mining Austral and NZ a slight indication of the presence of gold
28. (Agriculture) a display of farm animals, with associated competitions
29. for show in order to attract attention
30. run the show informal to take charge of or manage an affair, business, etc
31. steal the show to draw the most attention or admiration, esp unexpectedly
32. (Theatre) (of a stage act, etc) to receive so much applause as to interrupt the performance
33. to be received with great enthusiasm
[Old English scēawian; related to Old High German scouwōn to look, Old Norse örskār careful, Greek thuoskoos seer]

show

(ʃoʊ)

v. showed, shown showed, show•ing, v.t.
1. to cause or allow to be seen; exhibit; display.
2. to present or perform as a public entertainment or spectacle: to show a movie.
3. to indicate; point out: to show the way.
4. to guide; escort: Show her in.
5. to make known; explain: He showed what he meant.
6. to reveal; demonstrate: Your work shows promise.
7. to register; mark: The thermometer showed 10 below zero.
8. to exhibit or offer for sale: to show a house.
9. to allege, as in a legal document: to show cause.
10. to produce, as facts in an affidavit or at a hearing.
11. to offer; grant: to show mercy.
v.i.
12. to be or become visible: Does my slip show?
13. to be manifested in a certain way: to show to advantage.
14. to put on an exhibition or performance: Several designers are showing now.
15. to make an appearance; show up.
16. to finish third, as in a horse race.
17. show off,
a. to display to advantage: The gold frame shows off the picture beautifully.
b. to present for admiration or approval: young parents showing off their new baby.
c. to seek attention by ostentatious or insistent display of one's talent, possessions, achievements, etc.
18. show up,
a. to make known; reveal: It showed up the flaws in the plan.
b. to appear as specified; be seen: White shows up well against the blue.
c. to come to or arrive at a place.
d. to make (another) seem inferior; outdo.
n.
19. a theatrical production, performance, or company.
20. a radio or television program.
21. a motion picture.
22. an exposition of products by various manufacturers in a particular industry.
23. exhibition: a show of Renoirs.
24. ostentatious display: all show and no substance.
25. a display or demonstration: a show of courage.
26. the position of the competitor who comes in third, as in a horse race. Compare place (def. 24b), win (def. 15).
27. appearance; impression: to make a sorry show.
28. a sight or spectacle.
29.
a. the first appearance of blood at the onset of menstruation.
b. a blood-tinged mucous discharge from the vagina that indicates the onset of labor.
[before 900; Middle English showen, s(c)hewen to look at, show, Old English scēawian to look at]

Show

 a body or exhibition of persons, 1889; animals or things on exhibition; the exhibiting of an emotion, etc.
Examples: show of alarm, 1841; of attention, 1872; of foxes, 1885; of gladiators, 1770; of hands, 1789; of horses, 1864; of interest; of livestock, 1840; of people, 1889; of questions, 1581; of reason, 1604; of vegetables, 1695.

indicate

show
1. talking about evidence and results

You can use indicate and show in a similar way when you are talking about evidence or the results of research.

Evidence indicates that the experiments were unsuccessful.
Research shows that doctors are working harder.
2. talking about objects

If you show an object to someone, you hold it up or give or take it to them, so that they can look at it. When show has this meaning, it always takes an indirect object. You can say 'show someone something' or 'show something to someone.

I showed Ayeisha what I had written.
Show your drawing to the teacher.

'Indicate' is not usually used with this meaning.

show


Past participle: showed
Gerund: showing

Imperative
show
show
Present
I show
you show
he/she/it shows
we show
you show
they show
Preterite
I showed
you showed
he/she/it showed
we showed
you showed
they showed
Present Continuous
I am showing
you are showing
he/she/it is showing
we are showing
you are showing
they are showing
Present Perfect
I have showed/shown
you have showed/shown
he/she/it has showed/shown
we have showed/shown
you have showed/shown
they have showed/shown
Past Continuous
I was showing
you were showing
he/she/it was showing
we were showing
you were showing
they were showing
Past Perfect
I had showed/shown
you had showed/shown
he/she/it had showed/shown
we had showed/shown
you had showed/shown
they had showed/shown
Future
I will show
you will show
he/she/it will show
we will show
you will show
they will show
Future Perfect
I will have showed/shown
you will have showed/shown
he/she/it will have showed/shown
we will have showed/shown
you will have showed/shown
they will have showed/shown
Future Continuous
I will be showing
you will be showing
he/she/it will be showing
we will be showing
you will be showing
they will be showing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been showing
you have been showing
he/she/it has been showing
we have been showing
you have been showing
they have been showing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been showing
you will have been showing
he/she/it will have been showing
we will have been showing
you will have been showing
they will have been showing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been showing
you had been showing
he/she/it had been showing
we had been showing
you had been showing
they had been showing
Conditional
I would show
you would show
he/she/it would show
we would show
you would show
they would show
Past Conditional
I would have showed/shown
you would have showed/shown
he/she/it would have showed/shown
we would have showed/shown
you would have showed/shown
they would have showed/shown
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.show - the act of publicly exhibiting or entertainingshow - the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining; "a remarkable show of skill"
entertainment, amusement - an activity that is diverting and that holds the attention
fair, funfair, carnival - a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.
dog show - a competitive exhibition of dogs
horseshow - a competitive exhibition of horses
raree-show - a street show
circus - a performance given by a traveling company of acrobats, clowns, and trained animals; "the children always love to go to the circus"
floor show, floorshow, cabaret - a series of acts at a night club
ice show - any entertainment performed by ice skaters
entr'acte, interlude, intermezzo - a brief show (music or dance etc) inserted between the sections of a longer performance
display, exhibit, showing - something shown to the public; "the museum had many exhibits of oriental art"
demonstration, presentation, presentment - a show or display; the act of presenting something to sight or view; "the presentation of new data"; "he gave the customer a demonstration"
demonstration - a show of military force or preparedness; "he confused the enemy with feints and demonstrations"
road show - a show on tour
sideshow - a minor show that is part of a larger one (as at the circus)
Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, Wild West Show - a spectacular show organized in 1883 by William F. Cody that featured horseback riding and marksmanship on a large scale; toured the United States and Europe
2.show - something intended to communicate a particular impressionshow - something intended to communicate a particular impression; "made a display of strength"; "a show of impatience"; "a good show of looking interested"
demo, demonstration - a visual presentation showing how something works; "the lecture was accompanied by dramatic demonstrations"; "the lecturer shot off a pistol as a demonstration of the startle response"
big stick - a display of force or power; "speak softly but carry a big stick"
gaudery, pomp - cheap or pretentious or vain display
3.show - a social event involving a public performance or entertainment; "they wanted to see some of the shows on Broadway"
choreography, stage dancing - a show involving artistic dancing
motion picture, motion-picture show, movie, moving picture, moving-picture show, pic, film, picture show, flick, picture - a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location"
attraction - an entertainment that is offered to the public
broadcast, program, programme - a radio or television show; "did you see his program last night?"
performance, public presentation - a dramatic or musical entertainment; "they listened to ten different performances"; "the play ran for 100 performances"; "the frequent performances of the symphony testify to its popularity"
burlesque - a theatrical entertainment of broad and earthy humor; consists of comic skits and short turns (and sometimes striptease)
play - a theatrical performance of a drama; "the play lasted two hours"
galanty show, shadow play, shadow show - a drama executed by throwing shadows on a wall
puppet play, puppet show - a show in which the actors are puppets
variety show, variety - a show consisting of a series of short unrelated performances
social event - an event characteristic of persons forming groups
4.show - pretending that something is the case in order to make a good impression; "they try to keep up appearances"; "that ceremony is just for show"
pretending, pretense, feigning, simulation, pretence - the act of giving a false appearance; "his conformity was only pretending"
Verb1.show - give an exhibition of to an interested audience; "She shows her dogs frequently"; "We will demo the new software in Washington"
bring home - make understandable and clear; "This brings home my point"
show - make visible or noticeable; "She showed her talent for cooking"; "Show me your etchings, please"
2.show - establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment; "The experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound"; "The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture"
prove oneself - show one's ability or courage
prove - prove formally; demonstrate by a mathematical, formal proof
affirm, confirm, corroborate, substantiate, support, sustain - establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts; "his story confirmed my doubts"; "The evidence supports the defendant"
negate, contradict - prove negative; show to be false
stultify - prove to be of unsound mind or demonstrate someone's incompetence; "nobody is legally allowed to stultify himself"
3.show - provide evidence for; "The blood test showed that he was the father"; "Her behavior testified to her incompetence"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
attest, certify, evidence, manifest, demonstrate - provide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one's behavior, attitude, or external attributes; "His high fever attested to his illness"; "The buildings in Rome manifest a high level of architectural sophistication"; "This decision demonstrates his sense of fairness"
inform - impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to; "I informed him of his rights"
presume - constitute reasonable evidence for; "A restaurant bill presumes the consumption of food"
abduce, adduce, cite - advance evidence for
4.show - make visible or noticeable; "She showed her talent for cooking"; "Show me your etchings, please"
give - present to view; "He gave the sign to start"
reflect - show an image of; "her sunglasses reflected his image"
peep - cause to appear; "he peeped his head through the window"
project - project on a screen; "The images are projected onto the screen"
do justice - bring out fully or to advantage; "This photograph does not do her justice"
flash - expose or show briefly; "he flashed a $100 bill"
screen - project onto a screen for viewing; "screen a film"
display, exhibit, expose - to show, make visible or apparent; "The Metropolitan Museum is exhibiting Goya's works this month"; "Why don't you show your nice legs and wear shorter skirts?"; "National leaders will have to display the highest skills of statesmanship"
fly - display in the air or cause to float; "fly a kite"; "All nations fly their flags in front of the U.N."
bring out, reveal, uncover, unveil - make visible; "Summer brings out bright clothes"; "He brings out the best in her"
demo, demonstrate, present, show, exhibit - give an exhibition of to an interested audience; "She shows her dogs frequently"; "We will demo the new software in Washington"
etch - cause to stand out or be clearly defined or visible; "a face etched with pain"; "the leafless branches etched against the sky"
delineate, define - show the form or outline of; "The tree was clearly defined by the light"; "The camera could define the smallest object"
flaunt, ostentate, show off, swank, flash - display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously; "he showed off his new sports car"
conceal, hide - prevent from being seen or discovered; "Muslim women hide their faces"; "hide the money"
5.show - show in, or as in, a picture; "This scene depicts country life"; "the face of the child is rendered with much tenderness in this painting"
artistic creation, artistic production, art - the creation of beautiful or significant things; "art does not need to be innovative to be good"; "I was never any good at art"; "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"
interpret, represent - create an image or likeness of; "The painter represented his wife as a young girl"
illustrate - depict with an illustration
map - depict as if on a map; "sorrow was mapped on the mother's face"
6.show - give expression to; "She showed her disappointment"
sneer - express through a scornful smile; "she sneered her contempt"
convey - make known; pass on, of information; "She conveyed the message to me"
connote, imply - express or state indirectly
burst out - give sudden release to an expression; "We burst out laughing"; "'I hate you,' she burst out"
paint a picture, suggest, evoke - call to mind; "this remark evoked sadness"
imply - suggest as a logically necessary consequence; in logic
give - manifest or show; "This student gives promise of real creativity"; "The office gave evidence of tampering"
exude - make apparent by one's mood or behavior; "She exudes great confidence"
give vent, vent, ventilate - give expression or utterance to; "She vented her anger"; "The graduates gave vent to cheers"
give voice, phrase, word, articulate, formulate - put into words or an expression; "He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees"
accent, accentuate, emphasize, stress, punctuate, emphasise - to stress, single out as important; "Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet"
menace - express a threat either by an utterance or a gesture; "he menaced the bank manager with a stick"
beam - express with a beaming face or smile; "he beamed his approval"
smile - express with a smile; "She smiled her thanks"
7.show - indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively; "I showed the customer the glove section"; "He pointed to the empty parking space"; "he indicated his opponents"
inform - impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to; "I informed him of his rights"
point - indicate the presence of (game) by standing and pointing with the muzzle; "the dog pointed the dead duck"
finger - indicate the fingering for the playing of musical scores for keyboard instruments
call attention, point out, signalise, signalize - point out carefully and clearly
reflect - manifest or bring back; "This action reflects his true beliefs"
8.show - be or become visible or noticeable; "His good upbringing really shows"; "The dirty side will show"
appear - come into sight or view; "He suddenly appeared at the wedding"; "A new star appeared on the horizon"
register - show in one's face; "Her surprise did not register"
9.show - indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments; "The thermometer showed thirteen degrees below zero"; "The gauge read `empty'"
say - indicate; "The clock says noon"
show - give evidence of, as of records; "The diary shows his distress that evening"
strike - indicate (a certain time) by striking; "The clock struck midnight"; "Just when I entered, the clock struck"
indicate - to state or express briefly; "indicated his wishes in a letter"
10.show - give evidence of, as of records; "The diary shows his distress that evening"
attest - establish or verify the usage of; "This word is not attested until 1993"
record, register, read, show - indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments; "The thermometer showed thirteen degrees below zero"; "The gauge read `empty'"
surcharge - show an omission in (an account) for which credit ought to have been given
11.show - take (someone) to their seats, as in theaters or auditoriumsshow - take (someone) to their seats, as in theaters or auditoriums; "The usher showed us to our seats"
lead, guide, take, conduct, direct - take somebody somewhere; "We lead him to our chief"; "can you take me to the main entrance?"; "He conducted us to the palace"
marshal - lead ceremoniously, as in a procession
12.show - finish third or better in a horse or dog race; "he bet $2 on number six to show"
race, run - compete in a race; "he is running the Marathon this year"; "let's race and see who gets there first"

show

verb
1. indicate, demonstrate, prove, reveal, display, evidence, point out, manifest, testify to, evince These figures show an increase in unemployment.
indicate refute, disprove, deny, gainsay (archaic or literary)
2. display, exhibit, put on display, present, disclose, unveil, put on show, expose to view, put before the public What made you decide to show your paintings?
3. guide, lead, conduct, accompany, direct, steer, escort, usher Let me show you to my study.
4. demonstrate, describe, explain, teach, illustrate, instruct Claire showed us how to make a chocolate roulade.
5. be visible, be seen, be obvious, be in view, be revealed I'd driven both ways down this road, but the tracks didn't show.
be visible be invisible
7. turn up, come, appear, arrive, attend, show up (informal), get here, materialize, put in or make an appearance There was always a chance he wouldn't show.
8. broadcast, transmit, air, beam, relay, televise, put on the air The drama will be shown on American TV.
noun
1. display, view, sight, spectacle, array Spring brings a lovely show of green and yellow striped leaves.
2. exhibition, fair, display, parade, expo (informal), extravaganza, exposition, pageant, pageantry the Chelsea flower show
3. appearance, display, impression, pose, profession, parade, ostentation The change in government is more for show than for real.
4. pretence, appearance, semblance, illusion, pretext, likeness, affectation We need to make a show of acknowledging their expertise.
5. programme, broadcast, presentation, production I had my own TV show.
6. entertainment, performance, play, production, drama, musical, presentation, theatrical performance How about going to see a show in London?
show off (Informal) boast, brag, blow your own trumpet, swagger, hot-dog (chiefly U.S.), showboat, strut your stuff (chiefly U.S.), make a spectacle of yourself He had been showing off at the poker table.
show someone up (Informal) embarrass, shame, let down, mortify, put to shame, show in a bad light He wanted to teach her a lesson for showing him up.
show something off exhibit, display, parade, advertise, demonstrate, spread out, flaunt She was showing off her engagement ring.
show something up reveal, expose, highlight, pinpoint, unmask, lay bare, put the spotlight on The awards showed up the fact that TV has been a washout this year.

show

verb
1. To make visible; bring to view:
Archaic: discover.
Idioms: bring to light, lay open, make plain.
2. To come into view:
Idioms: make an appearance, meet the eye.
3. To present a lifelike image of:
4. To make a public and usually ostentatious show of.Also used with off:
5. To show the way to:
6. To make known or identify, as by signs:
7. To make manifest or apparent:
8. To give a precise indication of, as on a register or scale:
9. To be performed:
phrasal verb
show up
To come to a particular place:
Slang: blow in.
noun
1. An act of showing or displaying:
3. A display of insincere behavior:
4. An impressive or ostentatious exhibition:
5. A large public display, as of goods or works of art:
Translations
يَعْرِضإظْهار، إسْتِعْراضتَفاخُر، تَباهٍعَرْضللتأثير، للتَّظاهُر، لِتَرْك الإنْطِباع
ukázatukázkavýstavazdáníbýt vidět
vise=-demonstrationbevisedemonstrationdemonstrering
montrividigi
نمایش
näytösnäyttäänäyttelyohjelmaosoittaa
demonstracijaiskazizložbanaučitipokazati
megmutatmutatkimagasló teljesítménykörülvezet
frammistaîasjást, vera sÿnilegursÿnasÿna fram á, sannasÿna, vera sÿndur
見せる誇示・・・の方法を教える・・・を見せるショー
가르쳐주다보여주다표시
arklių lenktynės su kliūtimisdemonstravimo salėdemonstruojamaekspozicijos salėišplepėti paslaptis
aizvestbūt redzamamcentienidemonstrēšanademonstrēt
arătademonstraexpoziţie
byť vidieťdemonštrovanieefekt
bahati sekazatioddajapojaviti sepokazati
showvisademonstrationdemonstrera
แสดงแสดงให้เห็น อวดโชว์การแสดงละคร
buổi biểu diễnchỉ dạycho thấy

show

[ʃəʊ] (showed (vb: pt) (shown (pp)))
A. N
1. (= showing) → demostración f, manifestación f
show of handsvotación f a mano alzada
an impressive show of poweruna impresionante exhibición de poder
a show of strengthuna demostración de fuerza
2. (= exhibition) → exposición f; [of trade] → feria f
agricultural showferia f agrícola
fashion showpase m de modelos
motor showsalón m del automóvil
to be on showestar expuesto
see also flower C
see also horse B
see also Lord Mayor C
3. (= sight) the garden is a splendid showel jardín es un espectáculo
the dahlias make a fine showlas dalias están espléndidas
4. (Theat)
4.1. (= performance) → espectáculo m, función f
to go to a showir al teatro
the last show starts at 11la última función empieza a las 11
there is no show on Sundaysel domingo no hay función
to stage a showmontar un espectáculo
4.2. (fig)
bad show!¡malo!
good show!¡muy bien hecho!
to put up a good showdar buena cuenta de sí, hacer un buen papel
on with the show!, the show must go on!¡que siga el espectáculo!
to put up a poor showno dar buena cuenta de sí, hacer un mal papel
it's a poor showes una vergüenza
to give the show away (deliberately) → tirar de la manta; (involuntarily) → clarearse
let's get this show on the roadechémosnos a la carretera
to steal the showacaparar toda la atención
5. (Rad, TV) → programa m
a radio showun programa de radio
6. (= outward appearance) → apariencia f
it's all show with himen su caso todo es apariencia, todo lo hace para impresionar
to do sth for showhacer algo para impresionar
it's just for show (behaviour) → es para impresionar nada más; (object) (= for decoration) → es sólo un adorno; (= not real) → es de adorno
the party made a show of unity at its conferenceel partido presentó una fachada de gran unidad en su congreso
to make a show of resistancefingir resistencia
7. (= affected display) → alarde m
to make a great show of sympathyhacer un gran alarde de compasión
8. (= organization)
who's in charge of this show?¿quién manda aquí?
this is my showaquí mando yo
he runs the showmanda él, él es el amo
B. VT
1. (gen) → enseñar, mostrar
to show sb sth; show sth to sbenseñar or mostrar algo a algn
have I shown you my hat?¿te he enseñado or mostrado ya mi sombrero?
he showed me his new carme enseñó or mostró su nuevo coche
to show o.s.: she won't show herself here againno volverá a dejarse ver por aquí
come on, show yourself!vamos, ¡sal de ahi!
it shows itself in his speechse revela en su forma de hablar, se le nota en el habla
to show one's cards or one's hand (lit) → poner las cartas boca arriba (fig) → descubrir el juego
don't show your face here againno te vuelvas a dejar ver por aquí
she likes to show her legsle gusta enseñar or (frm) hacer exhibición de sus piernas
he had nothing to show for his troubleno vió recompensado su esfuerzo, no le lució nada el esfuerzo
to show one's passportmostrar or presentar su pasaporte
2. (= exhibit) [+ paintings] → exhibir; [+ goods] → exponer; [+ film] → proyectar, pasar; [+ slides] → proyectar (Theat) → representar, dar
to show a picture at the Academyexhibir un cuadro en la Academia
to show a film at Cannesproyectar una película en Cannes
the film was first shown in 1968la película se estrenó en 1968
3. (= indicate) [dial, gauge, instrument] → marcar
the speedometer shows a speed ofel velocímetro marca ...
it shows 200 degreesmarca or indica 200 grados
the motorways are shown in blacklas autopistas están marcadas en negro
the clock shows two o'clockel reloj marca las dos
the figures show a riselas cifras arrojan un aumento
as shown in the illustrationcomo se ve en el grabado
to show a loss/profit (Comm) → arrojar un saldo negativo/positivo
4. (= demonstrate) → demostrar
to show thatdemostrar que ..., hacer ver que ...
it just goes to show (that)queda demostrado (que) ...
I showed him that this could not be truele hice ver or demostré que esto no podía ser cierto
this shows him to be a cowardesto deja manifiesto lo cobarde que es, esto demuestra que es un cobarde
I'll show him!¡ya va a ver!, ¡ese se va a enterar!
to show what one is made ofdemostrar de lo que uno es capaz
5. (= express, manifest) → demostrar
to show one's affectiondemostrar su cariño
she showed great couragedemostró gran valentía
to show his disagreement, hepara mostrar su disconformidad, él ...
he showed no fearno demostró tener miedo, no mostró ningún miedo
her face showed her happinessse le veía la felicidad en la cara
she showed great intelligencedemostró ser muy inteligente, mostró gran inteligencia
she showed no reactionno acusó reacción alguna
the choice of dishes shows excellent tastela selección de platos demuestra or muestra un gusto muy fino
6. (= reveal)
she's beginning to show her ageya empieza a aparentar su edad
white shoes soon show the dirtlos zapatos blancos pronto dejan ver la suciedad
to show o.s. incompetentdescubrir su incompetencia, mostrarse incompetente
7. (= direct, conduct)
to show sb to the dooracompañar a algn a la puerta
to show sb the door (fig) → echar a algn con cajas destempladas
to show sb into a roomhacer que pase algn, hacer entrar a algn en un cuarto
I was shown into a large hallme hicieron pasar a un vestíbulo grande
to show sb over or round a houseenseñar a algn una casa
they showed us round the gardennos mostraron or enseñaron el jardín
who is going to show us round?¿quién actuará de guía?, ¿quién será nuestro guía?
to show sb to his seatacompañar a algn a su asiento
to show sb the wayseñalar el camino a algn
C. VI
1. [stain, emotion, underskirt] → notarse, verse
it doesn't showno se ve, no se nota
your slip's showingse te ve la combinación
fear showed on her facese le notaba or (frm) manifestaba el miedo en la cara
don't worry, it won't showno te preocupes, no se notará
"I've never been riding before" - "it shows"-nunca había montado a caballo antes -se nota
the tulips are beginning to showempiezan a brotar los tulipanes
2. [film] there's a horror film showing at the Odeonestán pasando or (LAm) dando una película de horror en el Odeón
3. (= demonstrate) it just goes to show that ...!¡hay que ver que ...!
4. (esp US) (also show up) (= arrive) → venir, aparecer
D. CPD show bill Ncartel m
show biz show business Nel mundo del espectáculo
show home, show house N (Brit) → casa f modelo
show jumper Nparticipante mf en concursos de saltos or de hípica
show jumping Nconcursos mpl de saltos or de hípica
show ring Npista f de exhibición
show trial Nproceso m organizado con fines propagandísticos
show window Nescaparate m
show in VT + ADVhacer pasar
show him in!¡que pase!
show off
A. VI + ADVpresumir, darse tono
to show off in front of one's friendspresumir or darse tono delante de las amistades
stop showing off!¡no presumas!
B. VT + ADV
1. [+ beauty etc] → hacer resaltar, destacar
2. (pej) (= display) → hacer alarde de, ostentar
show out VT + ADVacompañar a la puerta
show through VI + ADVverse
show up
A. VI + ADV
1. (= be visible) → verse, notarse
2. (= arrive) → venir, aparecer
he showed up late as usualvino or apareció tarde, como de costumbre
B. VT + ADV
1. [+ visitor etc] → hacer subir
show him up!¡hazle subir!
2. (= reveal) [+ defect] → poner de manifiesto
he was shown up as an imposterse demostró que era un impostor
the bright lighting showed up her scarsel alumbrado hizo resaltar sus cicatrices
3. (= embarrass) → dejar en ridículo, poner en evidencia
please don't show me up!por favor, no me hagas quedar en ridículo or no me pongas en evidencia

show

[ˈʃəʊ]
n
[emotion, affection] → manifestation f; [support, unity] → démonstration f
a show of strength → une démonstration de force
(= semblance) → semblant m, apparence f
it's all show → ce n'est qu'une façade
it's just for show → c'est juste pour l'effet
(= exhibition) → exposition f, salon m
to be on show → être exposé(e)
(at the theatre)spectacle m, représentation f
to steal the show → ravir la vedette aux autres
to run the show
Who's running the show here? → Qui est-ce qui commande ici?
(= programme) (on TV, radio)émission f
[film] (at the cinema)séance f
modif [apartment, home] → témoin f inv
vb [showed] (pt) [shown] (pp)
vt
(= make clear) → montrer
These figures show an increase in unemployment → Ces chiffres montrent que le chômage a augmenté.
to show (that) ... → montrer que ...
The post-mortem shows that death was due to natural causes → L'autopsie montre qu'il s'agit d'une mort naturelle.
it just goes to show that ... → ça prouve bien que ...
(= represent) [picture, chart] → représenter; [film] → montrer
Figure 4.1 shows the respiratory system → La figure 4.1 représente le système respiratoire.
The film shows the painter going about his task → Le film montre le peintre occupé à son travail.
(= invite sb to see) → montrer
to show sb sth, to show sth to sb → montrer qch à qn
Have I shown you my new trainers? → Je t'ai montré mes nouvelles baskets?
He showed me his flat → Il m'a montré son appartement.
Show me which one you like → Montre-moi lequel tu préfères.
to show sb where sth is → montrer à qn où se trouve qch
I showed them where the gun was → Je leur ai montré où se trouvait le pistolet.
Show this article to your teacher → Montre cet article à ton professeur.
(= make visible)
The white background shows the colours better → Le fond blanc fait mieux ressortir les couleurs.
His beard was showing some grey → Sa barbe commençait à grisonner.
(= guide) [+ person] → conduire, accompagner
Let me show you to your room → Je vais vous conduire à votre chambre.
He was shown into the office
BUT On l'a fait entrer dans le bureau.
I'll show you the way
BUT Je vais vous montrer le chemin.
to show sb to his seat → conduire qn jusqu'à sa place, accompagner qn jusqu'à sa place
to show sb to the door → conduire qn jusqu'à la porte, accompagner qn jusqu'à la porte
(= teach) → montrer
They'll show you what to do → Ils vous montreront comment faire.
to show sb how to do sth → montrer à qn comment faire qch
I'll show him! (as threat)je vais lui apprendre, moi!
(= demonstrate) [+ courage, gratitude, determination, kindness] → faire preuve de; [+ interest] → manifester
She showed great courage → Elle a fait preuve de beaucoup de courage.
She showed no interest in her children → Elle ne manifestait aucun intérêt pour ses enfants.
to show respect to sb → se montrer respectueux/euse envers qn
to show o.s. to be sth
Mr Clarke has shown himself to be opposed to compromise → M. Clarke s'est montré opposé à tout compromis.
(= make apparent) → révéler
The sketch shows a lot of talent → Le croquis révèle un grand talent.
to show signs of progress → sembler avancer
[+ profit, loss] → enregistrer
The company is expected to show a profit → La société devrait enregistrer des bénéfices.
(= exhibit) [+ work of art, paintings] → exposer
(at cinema, on TV) [+ film, programme] → passer
The drama will be shown on TV next year → La dramatique passera l'année prochaine à la télé.
(in competition) [+ dog, horse, flowers] → faire concourir
vi
(= be visible) → se voir, être visible
Her tracks showed in the snow → Ses traces étaient visibles sur la neige., Ses traces se voyaient sur la neige.
Daylight was showing through the curtains
BUT On voyait la lumière du jour à travers les rideaux.
(= be apparent) [feelings, quality] → se voir
She doesn't let her feelings show → Elle ne laisse pas voir ses sentiments.
it shows → ça se voit
"I've never been riding before." - "It shows." → "Je n'ai jamais fait de cheval." - "Ça se voit."
(mainly US) (= turn up) → se pointer
There was always a chance he wouldn't show → Il risquait toujours de ne pas se pointer.
[film] → passer
What's showing at the Ritz? → Qu'est-ce qui passe au Ritz?
show around
vt sepfaire visiter
Would you show me around? → Tu veux bien me faire visiter?
He showed me around the flat → Il m'a fait visiter l'appartement.
show in
vt sepfaire entrer
show off
vi (pejorative)crâner, frimer
vt sep
(= flaunt) [+ knowledge, riches] → faire étalage de
He was eager to show off the new car
BUT Il voulait absolument exhiber sa nouvelle voiture.
(= show to advantage) → faire ressortir
Her dress showed off her tiny waist → Sa robe faisait ressortir la finesse de sa taille.
show out
vt sepreconduire à la porte
show round
vt sep (British)faire visiter
Would you show me round? → Tu veux bien me faire visiter?
He showed me round the flat → Il m'a fait visiter l'appartement.
show up
vi
(= stand out) → ressortir
(= turn up) → se pointer
He showed up late as usual → Il s'est pointé en retard comme d'habitude.
vt sep
(= make apparent) [+ blemishes, mistakes, shortcomings] → faire ressortir
(= embarrass) → humilier

show

vb: pret <showed>, ptp <shown>
n
(= display) a fine show of roseseine Rosenpracht; show of forceMachtdemonstration f; there was a strong show of resistancees gab starken Widerstand; the demonstration was a show of sympathydie Demonstration war eine Solidaritätsbekundung; show of handsHandzeichen nt, → Hand(er)heben nt
(= outward appearance)Schau f; (= trace)Spur f; (of hatred, affection)Kundgebung f; it’s just for showdas ist nur zur Schau da; (= pretence)das ist nur Schau (inf); to do something for showetw tun, um Eindruck zu schinden (inf)or zu machen; it’s all done for showdas ist alles nur dazu da, um Eindruck zu machen; to make a great show of being impressed/overworked/pleasedsich (dat)ganz den Anschein geben, beeindruckt/überarbeitet/erfreut zu sein; they made a great show of their wealthsie protzten mit ihrem Reichtum (inf); without any show of emotionohne irgendwelche Gefühle zu zeigen; it was all showes war alles nur Schau (inf); to be fond of showgerne prunken
(= exhibition)Ausstellung f; dog/fashion showHunde-/Modenschau f; to be on showausgestellt or zu sehen sein
(Theat) → Aufführung f; (TV, variety or pop show) → Show f; (Rad) → Sendung f; (Film) → Vorstellung f; to go to a show (esp Brit: in theatre) → ins Theater gehen; (US: in movie theater) → ins Kino gehen; the show must go ones muss trotz allem weitergehen; on with the show!anfangen!; (= continue)weitermachen!; to stop the show (lit)die Aufführung unterbrechen; he stopped the show with his marvellous medley of old hits (fig)der Höhepunkt der Show war sein wunderbares Medley alter Hits ? steal
(esp Brit inf) (jolly) good show! (dated)ausgezeichnet!, bravo!; bad show! (dated)schwaches Bild (inf); (= what a pity)so ein Pech!; to put up a good/poor showeine gute/schwache Leistung zeigen; it’s a pretty poor show when …das ist vielleicht traurig or ein schwaches Bild (inf), → wenn …
(inf: = undertaking, organization) → Laden m (inf); he runs the shower schmeißt hier den Laden (inf); to give the (whole) show awayalles verraten
vt
(= display)zeigen; (Comput) → anzeigen; (at exhibition) → ausstellen, zeigen; (= demonstrate) dogvorführen; slides, filmzeigen, vorführen; passport, ticketvorzeigen; to show somebody something, to show something to somebodyjdm etw zeigen; show me how to do itzeigen Sie mir, wie man das macht; it’s been shown on televisiondas kam im Fernsehen; the film was first shown in 1988der Film wurde 1988 uraufgeführt; to show one’s facesich zeigen; he had nothing to show for iter hatte am Ende nichts vorzuweisen; he has nothing to show for all his effortseine ganze Mühe hat nichts gebracht; I’ll show him! (inf)dem werd ichs zeigen! (inf); that showed him! (inf)dem habe ichs aber gezeigt! (inf) ? hand, heel1
(= register)(an)zeigen; loss, profithaben, verzeichnen; rise in numbersaufzeigen; (thermometer, speedometer) → stehen auf (+dat); (calendar) → zeigen; it shows that …es zeigt, dass …; as shown in the illustrationwie in der Illustration dargestellt; the roads are shown in reddie Straßen sind rot (eingezeichnet); what time does your watch show?wie spät ist es nach Ihrer Uhr?; the dial will show red if …der Zeiger zeigt auf Rot, wenn …
(= indicate)zeigen; (= prove)beweisen; kindness, favourerweisen; couragezeigen, beweisen; loyalty, taste, tact, intelligencebeweisen; respectbezeigen; prooferbringen; to show one’s gratitudesich dankbar zeigen; this shows him to be a thiefdas beweist, dass er ein Dieb ist; I hope I have shown how silly it isich habe hoffentlich (auf)gezeigt, wie dumm das ist; it all or just goes to show that …das zeigt doch nur, dass …
(= reveal)zeigen; the housing market is showing signs of lifeauf dem Immobilienmarkt tut or rührt sich (wieder) (et)was (inf); it showed signs of having been usedman sah, dass es gebraucht worden war; to show signs of wearAbnutzungserscheinungen plaufweisen; to show signs of tirednessErmüdungserscheinungen plzeigen; show a leg! (Brit inf) → raus aus den Federn! (inf); he’s beginning to show his ageman sieht ihm allmählich das Alter an; that dress shows her brabei dem Kleid sieht man ihren BH; the carpet shows the dirtauf dem Teppich sieht man den Schmutz
(= direct)zeigen; to show somebody the wayjdm den Weg zeigen; to show somebody in/outjdn hereinbringen/hinausbringen or -begleiten; to show somebody out of a roomjdn hinausbegleiten, jdn aus dem Zimmer begleiten; to show somebody into a roomjdn hereinbringen, jdn ins Zimmer bringen; to show somebody to his seat/to the doorjdn an seinen Platz/an die or zur Tür bringen; to show somebody over or (a)round the housejdm das (ganze) Haus zeigen; they were shown over or (a)round the factoryihnen wurde die Fabrik gezeigt, sie wurden in der Fabrik herumgeführt
vi
(= be visible)zu sehen sein, sichtbar sein; (petticoat etc)vorsehen, rausgucken (inf); (film)gezeigt werden, laufen; (= exhibit: artist) → ausstellen; the dirt doesn’t showman sieht den Schmutz nicht; his anger showed in his eyesman konnte ihm seinen Ärger von den Augen ablesen; don’t let your anger showlassen Sie sich (dat)den Ärger nicht anmerken!; the tulips are beginning to showdie Tulpen kommen langsam heraus; the pregnancy or she is now beginning to showman sieht or merkt jetzt allmählich, dass sie schwanger ist; it only shows when … (= be visible)man sieht es nur, wenn …; (= be noticed)man merkt es nur, wenn …; to show throughdurchkommen; the house shows through the gapdurch den Spalt kann man das Haus sehen; he didn’t show (inf)er hat sich nicht blicken lassen (inf)
(= prove) it just goes to show!da sieht mans mal wieder!
(Horse Racing) → sich platzieren
vr to show oneselfsich blicken lassen (inf); to show oneself to be incompetentsich (als) unfähig erweisen; he showed himself to be a cowardes zeigte sich, dass er ein Feigling war; it shows itself in his speechdas merkt man an seiner Sprache

show

:
show bill
nWerbe- or Reklameplakat nt
show biz
n (inf) = show business
showboat
n (esp US) Dampfer auf dem eine Schauspieltruppe etc Vorstellungen gibt
show business
nShowbusiness nt, → Showgeschäft nt; to be in showim Showgeschäft (tätig) sein; show personalitiesPersönlichkeiten plaus dem Showgeschäft
showcase
nSchaukasten m, → Vitrine f; (fig)Schaufenster nt
vt sb’s work, talentspräsentieren, vorstellen
showdown
n (inf)Kraftprobe f, → Show-down m, → Showdown m (inf); there was a show between the two rivalszwischen den Rivalen kam es zur Kraftprobe; to have a show with somebodysich mit jdm auseinandersetzen

show

:
show flat
n (Brit) → Musterwohnung nt
showgirl
nRevuegirl nt
showground
nAusstellungsgelände nt; (for circus) → Zirkusgelände nt
show home, show house
n (Brit) → Musterhaus nt

show

:
show-jumper
nSpringreiter(in) m(f)
showjumping
nSpringen nt, → Springreiten nt

show

:
show-off
n (inf)Angeber(in) m(f)
showpiece
nSchaustück nt; (= fine example)Paradestück nt
showplace
n (= tourist attraction)Sehenswürdigkeit f
showroom
nAusstellungsraum m; in show conditionin makellosem Zustand
show stopper
n (inf)Publikumshit m (inf); (fig)Clou mdes Abends/der Party etc
show-stopping
adj attr (inf) performance, productfantastisch, phantastisch (inf); show numberPublikumshit m
show tent
nAusstellungszelt nt
showtime
n (Theat, TV) → Vorstellungsbeginn m; it’s close to show nowdie Vorstellung fängt gleich an
show trial
nSchauprozess m
show window
nSchaufenster nt, → Auslage f

show

[ʃəʊ] (showed (vb: pt) (shown (pp)))
1. n
a. (of feeling, emotion) → manifestazione f; (of strength, goodwill) → dimostrazione f, prova; (ostentation) → mostra
to ask for a show of hands → chiedere una votazione per alzata di mano
b. (exhibition) (Art) → mostra, esposizione f (Comm, Tech) → salone m, fiera (Agr) → fiera
to be on show → essere esposto/a
the garden is a splendid show → il giardino offre uno spettacolo stupendo
c. (Theatre, Cine) → spettacolo; (variety show) → varietà m inv
to go to a show → andare a vedere uno spettacolo
on with the show! (fig) → andiamo avanti!
good show! (old) (fam) → bene, bravo/a!
the last show (Theatre) → l'ultima rappresentazione (Cine) → l'ultimo spettacolo
she stole the show → tutti gli occhi erano puntati su di lei
to put up a good show (fam) → difendersi bene
to put up a poor show (fam) → essere una delusione
it's a poor show when/if ... (fam) → siamo proprio ridotti male se...
d. (outward appearance, pretence) → apparenza
it's just for show → è solo per far scena
to make a show of doing sth → far finta di fare qc
to make a show of anger → far finta di essere arrabbiato/a
to make a show of resistance → accennare una qualche resistenza
e. (fam) (organization) → baracca
who's running the show here? → chi è il padrone qui?
this is my show → qui comando io
2. vt
a. (gen) → mostrare; (film, slides) → proiettare; (goods for sale, pictures) → esporre; (animals) → presentare ad una mostra
he showed me his new car → mi ha mostrato la sua macchina nuova
to show a film at Cannes → presentare un film a Cannes
what's showing at the Odeon? → cosa danno all'Odeon?
white shoes soon show the dirt → le scarpe bianche si sporcano in fretta
don't show your face here again! → non farti mai più vedere da queste parti!
to show one's hand or one's cards → scoprire le carte (fig) → mettere le carte in tavola
I have nothing to show for it → non ho niente a dimostrazione dei miei sforzi
I'll show him! (fam) → gli faccio vedere io!
b. (indicate) → indicare, segnare
as shown in the illustration → come da illustrazione
the motorways are shown in black → le autostrade sono segnate in nero
to show a profit/loss (Comm) → registrare un utile/una perdita
c. (reveal, interest, surprise) → (di)mostrare, dar prova di
her action showed intelligence → la sua azione ha dato prova di intelligenza
her face showed her happiness/fear → le si leggeva la felicità/paura in viso
the choice of dishes shows excellent taste → la scelta dei piatti rivela un ottimo gusto
this shows him to be a coward → questo dimostra la sua vigliaccheria
it just goes to show that ... → il che sta a dimostrare che...
d. (direct, conduct, person) → accompagnare
to show sb the way → indicare la strada a qn
to show sb into a room → far entrare qn in una stanza
to show sb to his seat/to the door → accompagnare qn al suo posto/alla porta
to show sb the door (fig) → mettere qn alla porta
to show sb round or over a house → far visitare or vedere la casa a qn
to show sb in/out/up → far entrare/uscire/salire qn
3. vi (stain, emotion, underskirt) → vedersi, essere visibile
it doesn't show → non si vede
don't worry, it won't show → sta' tranquillo, non si vedrà
show off
1. vi + adv (pej) → darsi delle arie, mettersi in mostra
he's showing off again → ecco che ricomincia a darsi delle arie
2. vt + adv (pej) → mettere in mostra; (ability, one's figure) → mostrare; (knowledge) → ostentare; (subj, colour, dress, qualities, features) → mettere in risalto, valorizzare
show through
1. vi + advvedersi
2. vi + prepvedersi attraverso
show up
1. vi + adv
a. (be visible, gen) → risaltare; (mistake) → saltare all'occhio
b. (fam) (arrive) → farsi vivo/a, farsi vedere
2. vt + adv
a. (reveal, thief, fraud) → smascherare; (deception) → mettere a nudo
he was shown up as an impostor → è stato smascherato per l'impostore che era
the bright lighting showed up her scars → la forte luce metteva in evidenza le sue cicatrici
b. (embarrass) → far fare una figuraccia a

show

(ʃəu) past tense showed: past participles showed ~shown verb
1. to allow or cause to be seen. Show me your new dress; Please show your membership card when you come to the club; His work is showing signs of improvement.
2. to be able to be seen. The tear in your dress hardly shows; a faint light showing through the curtains.
3. to offer or display, or to be offered or displayed, for the public to look at. Which picture is showing at the cinema?; They are showing a new film; His paintings are being shown at the art gallery.
4. to point out or point to. He showed me the road to take; Show me the man you saw yesterday.
5. (often with (a)round) to guide or conduct. Please show this lady to the door; They showed him (a)round (the factory).
6. to demonstrate to. Will you show me how to do it?; He showed me a clever trick.
7. to prove. That just shows / goes to show how stupid he is.
8. to give or offer (someone) kindness etc. He showed him no mercy.
noun
1. an entertainment, public exhibition, performance etc. a horse-show; a flower show; the new show at the theatre; a TV show.
2. a display or act of showing. a show of strength.
3. an act of pretending to be, do etc (something). He made a show of working, but he wasn't really concentrating.
4. appearance, impression. They just did it for show, in order to make themselves seem more important than they are.
5. an effort or attempt. He put up a good show in the chess competition.
ˈshowy adjective
giving an impression of value by a bright and striking outward appearance. His clothes are too showy for my liking.
ˈshowiness noun
ˈshow-business noun
the entertainment industry, especially the branch of the theatre concerned with variety shows, comedy etc.
ˈshowcase noun
a glass case for displaying objects in a museum, shop etc.
ˈshowdown noun
an open, decisive quarrel etc ending a period of rivalry etc.
ˈshowground noun
an area where displays etc are held.
ˈshow-jumping noun
a competitive sport in which horses and their riders have to jump a series of artificial fences, walls etc.
ˈshowman noun
a person who owns or manages an entertainment, a stall at a fair etc.
ˈshowroom noun
a room where objects for sale etc are displayed for people to see. a car showroom.
give the show away
to make known a secret, trick etc.
good show!
that's good!.
on show
being displayed in an exhibition, showroom etc. There are over five hundred paintings on show here.
show off
1. to show or display for admiration. He showed off his new car by taking it to work.
2. to try to impress others with one's possessions, ability etc. She is just showing off – she wants everyone to know how well she speaks French (noun ˈshow-off a person who does this).
show up
1. to make obvious. This light shows up the places where I've mended this coat.
2. to reveal the faults of. Mary was so neat that she really showed me up.
3. to stand out clearly. The scratches showed up on the photograph.
4. to appear or arrive. I waited for her, but she never showed up.

show

مَعْرِض, يَعْرُضُ, يَعْرِض předvést, projev, ukázat demonstrering, vise Vorstellung, zeigen δείχνω, έκφραση demostrar, enseñar, espectáculo, mostrar näytös, näyttää montrer, montrer à, spectacle iskaz, naučiti, pokazati dimostrare, manifestazione, mostrare ・・・の方法を教える, ・・・を見せる, ショー, 見せる 가르쳐주다, 보여주다, 표시 demonstreren, tonen, vertoon forestilling, (frem)vise, vise pokazać, widowisko demonstração, demonstrar, ensinar, mostrar показ, показать, показывать show, visa แสดง, แสดงให้เห็น อวด, การแสดง, สาธิต gösteri, göstermek buổi biểu diễn, chỉ dạy, cho thấy 展示, 演示, 给…看, 表示

show

v. mostrar, enseñar, manifestar; revelar.

show

vt mostrar, enseñar; Show me your feet..Muéstreme sus pies.
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