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see sb's true colours

to see someone's real character for the first time, especially when it is unpleasant: It was only when they started to work together that she began to see his true colours.
(Definition of see sb's true colours from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “see sb's true colours”
in Chinese (Simplified) 看清(某人)的真面目…
in Chinese (Traditional) 看清(某人)的真面目…
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