show verb (MAKE SEEN)
[ + obj + -ing verb ] The secretly filmed video shows the prince and princess kissing. 秘密拍攝的影帶中出現了王子和王妃接吻的畫面。
- Cracks began to show in his facade of self-confidence.
- She was asked to show her press credentials.
- Mum dug out some old family photos to show me.
- Let me show you Pat's embroideries.
- Shall I show you my new dress?
show verb (RECORD)
The right-hand dial shows the temperature, and the left-hand one shows the air pressure. 右面的刻度顯示溫度，左面的刻度顯示氣壓。
- It's important to show some consistency in your work.
- Early vote counts show Mr Adams in the lead.
- Recently published figures show a divergence from previous trends.
- This screen shows the route the ship is taking.
- The graph shows population increase.
show verb (EXPLAIN)
- For a small consideration, madam, I'll show you the way there myself.
- Can you show me how to turn the computer on?
- Zoe will show you what you need to do.
- These diagrams show you how to fix the child seat in the car.
- Shona showed me how to make a great omelette.
show verb (PROVE)
Show me (that) I can trust you. 證明給我看，讓我可以相信你。
- Does the market research show that the product will succeed commercially ?
- The opinion polls show the three election candidates in a dead heat (with each other).
- These facts alone show that he's not to be trusted.
- Empirical studies show that some forms of alternative medicine are extremely effective.
- Surveys show that animal welfare has recently become a major concern for many schoolchildren.
show verb (EXPRESS)
- The new daytime soap opera has yet to show signs that it's clicking with the television audience.
- I was hoping she might show a little compassion.
- Could you turn your music down and show a little consideration for the neighbours!
- We need to show a bit of cunning if we want to trick the enemy.
- We are demonstrating to show our anger and disgust at the treatment of refugees.
show verb (NOTICEABLE)
"Oh no, I've spilled red wine on my jacket!" "Don't worry, it doesn't show." 「啊，糟了，我把葡萄酒灑到夾克上了！」「沒事，看不出來。」
The drug does not show up in blood tests because it is effective in very small quantities. 血液檢驗不會發現這些藥物，因爲只需極小的劑量它就能發揮作用。
When we moved in, the house hadn't been decorated for 20 years, and it showed. 我們搬進去時，那房子已有20年沒有裝修了，這看得出來。
show your age
- I was really angry, but I hope it didn't show.
- The stains don't really show on the brown carpet.
- He's been doing much more piano practice and it really shows.
- The ink shows through the paper.
show verb (PUBLIC EVENT)
show verb (LEAD)
show verb (FAIL TO HIDE)
show verb (MAKE UNDERSTAND)
show noun (ENTERTAINMENT)
- People came from afar to see the show.
- She comperes that awful game show on Saturday night.
- A crowd congregated around the entrance to the theatre, hoping to catch a glimpse of the stars of the show.
- The Circus has been described as the greatest show on earth .
- We can either eat now or after the show - it's up to you.
show noun (PUBLIC EVENT)
They put on a retrospective show of his work at the National Museum of American Art. 他們在美國國家藝術博物館爲他舉行了一次作品回顧展。
- His dog won best of breed at the show.
- The climax of the air show was a flying display.
- She was doing a flower arrangement for the village show.
- There is a show of local painters' work in the village hall.
- There was an exhibition of sheep shearing at the county show.
show noun (EXPRESSION)
In a show of solidarity, the management and workers have joined forces to campaign against the closure of the factory. 管理階層和工人們出人意料地團結一致，共同反對關閉工廠。
show noun (FALSE APPEARANCE)
Despite its public show of unity, the royal family had its share of disagreements just like any other. 儘管在大眾面前表現得很團結，實際上王室和其他家庭一樣也存在著分歧。