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Meaning of “come/crawl out of the woodwork” in the English Dictionary

"come/crawl out of the woodwork" in British English

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come/crawl out of the woodwork

mainly disapproving to ​appear after having been ​hidden or not ​active for a ​longtime: After you've been in a ​relationship for a while all ​sorts of little ​secretsstart to come out of the woodwork.
(Definition of come/crawl out of the woodwork from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “come/crawl out of the woodwork”
in Chinese (Simplified) (长期隐藏或沉寂后)公开露面,活跃起来…
in Chinese (Traditional) (長期隱藏或沉寂後)公開露面,活躍起來…
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