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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SHOW UP

She'll show up after the paper goes to press, if not sooner.

She's always giving them candy and fruit, whenever they show up at the station.

Here's a chance to show up the harbor on one of its ugliest, rottenest ideas!

"I guess that will show up every pebble in the road," commented the balloonist.

If he is sent to search title-deeds, he does not show up 80 in the office for a week.

How's it show up alongside the watches the other girls have up to that Boston school?

O'Malley did not show up at mess and Stan began to wonder where he had gone.

They waited for Sim to show up, but he did not come to the room.

She'd been annoyed when Cappy failed to show up with the present he'd promised Richard.

She's made me show up like a bad old copper penny 'longside of her.

WORD ORIGIN

1826, "to disgrace through exposure," see show (v.) + up (adv.). Meaning "to put in an appearance, be present" is from 1888.

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