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show sb in their true colours

to show what someone's real character is, especially when it is unpleasant
(Definition of show sb in their true colours from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “show sb in their true colours”
in Chinese (Simplified) 显露(某人)的真面目…
in Chinese (Traditional) 顯露(某人)的真面目…
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