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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of show up.


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  • "And if Drek shows up beside Castle Roogna, many people will know that something unusual is up."

    Cube Route

  • Moreover, the figure near at hand suffers on such occasions, because it shows up its sorriness without shade; while vague figures afar off are honoured, in that their distance makes artistic virtues of their stains.

    Tess of the d'Urbervilles

  • Sproutie shows up and has a calming effect on Harry.

    The Double Life is Twice as Good

  • Loss of protective coloration shows up gaudily in the lizard Uta clarionensis, carrying bright blue markings that make it perilously conspicuous against the dark lava of its native habitat, on Clarion Island off the west coast of Mexico.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • Jim Kalafat shows up after the Rams strike for the same reasons as everyone elsegetting that one-in-a-million chance to play in the NFL and, who knows, possibly catch the eye of a coach.


  • A few evenings later my dad shows up with his rototiller.


  • From my own reading and experience I know that V. salvator, which swims well and probably shows up on most of the islands of Indonesia, is vastly more commonplace than the komodo.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • “Encrypt it, bury it in some database with a time-release code, so it … it shows up on your padd the day before those Andorians arrived and all this started.”


  • PVC has a variety of forms and textures and shows up in all kinds of places: fake leather shoes and purses, waterproof raincoats and boots, shiny bibs and aprons and tablecloths and shower curtains; garden furniture and hoses; food containers and wrapping; plastic-coated dish drying racks; vinyl siding and windows and pipes.


  • “The fool always shows up as my significator,” Edoran said.

    Crown of Earth


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