- v. intransitive To appear, arrive, or attend, especially suddenly or erratically.
- v. transitive, idiomatic To outperform or one-up, often in an arrogant manner.
- v. transitive To make visible; to expose.
- v. appear or become visible; make a showing
- v. be or become visible or noticeable
“The national security adviser kept Halperin out of at least one NSC meeting for the stated reason that I cant show up with three people from the NSC stafftwo of them Jewish.”
“By then, however, I had been in Italy long enough and had played at Menaggio and Cadenabbia often enough to understand that, rather than show up at the club at ten thirty, I should call first.”
““All we ask is that you sign this petition now, and show up later,” Mrs. Swanson said, raising a silver clipboard framed in glittery rhinestones.”
“Could Dr. Michaels, who would not know when Dr. Jones was scheduled to show up in the next healing session, remember when his hands got hot in the session and record it for subsequent analysis?”
“I show up at the apartment building and am immediately given a cavity search by a massive doorman with a name tag reading BRAWN.”
“I got real tight with the band after that and we would show up at their gigs at places like the Whisky or Fullerton College.”
“The truth is, though I was familiar with the research spanning more than a hundred years addressing the survival of consciousness hypothesis, I did not anticipate that new convincing evidence would begin to show up unexpectedly, and repeatedly, in both my formal laboratory experiments as well as my informal self-science investigations, through no conscious effort or control of my own.”
“No longer did it transform itself mid-ride or not show up when I needed it.”
“I further reasoned that (1) if we could perform the pair of events ten times—with Philip and Dr. Jones secretly determining when she would show up in a particular session, and Dr. Michaels then recording when in the given session his hands got hot—and (2) if the results were as replicable as Philip and Dr. Michaels each believed they would be, then ten independent trials would be sufficient to obtain a statistically significant result.”
“One approach was the possibility that a highly accurate research medium could communicate with Dr. Jones and might be able to work with her over multiple sessions to determine whether she would show up early or late for a given session with Dr. Michaels.”
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