showverbuk /ʃəʊ/ us /ʃoʊ/ showed, shown
show verb (MAKE SEEN)
show verb (RECORD)
show verb (EXPLAIN)
show verb (PROVE)
- 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)
show verb (PUBLIC EVENT)
show verb (ARRIVE)
show verb (LEAD)
show verb (FAIL TO HIDE)
show verb (MAKE UNDERSTAND)
shownounuk /ʃəʊ/ us /ʃoʊ/
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)
show noun (EXPRESSION)
show noun (FALSE APPEARANCE)
show noun (ACTIVITY)
- (your) every move idiom
- act/do sth on your own responsibility idiom
- be up to sth idiom
- get around to sth
- give yourself over/up to sth
- go about sth
- go about your business idiom
- go through with sth
- talk the talk idiom
- up to
show noun (BLOOD)