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English definition of “show sb in their true colours”

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show sb in their true colours

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