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show up

phrasal verb with show  us   /ʃoʊ/ verb
  • (ARRIVE)

to arrive for a gathering or event: He showed up late for the meeting.

show up

phrasal verb with show  us   /ʃoʊ/ verb
  • (APPEAR)

to appear or be seen: The virus does not show up in blood tests.
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show up

(also show) informal
phrasal verb with show uk   /ʃəʊ/  us   /ʃoʊ/ verb (showed, shown)
(Definition of show up from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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