v. 表明; 展示; 解说; 指出; 带领
n. 演出; 展览会; 样子; 场面
If something shows that a state of affairs exists, it gives information that proves it or makes it clear to people.
Research shows that a high-fibre diet may protect you from bowel cancer...
He was arrested at his home in Southampton after a breath test showed he had drunk more than twice the legal limit for driving...
If a picture, chart, film, or piece of writing shows something, it represents it or gives information about it.
Figure 4.1 shows the respiratory system...
图表 4.1 所示为呼吸系统。
...a coin showing Cleopatra...
If you show someone something, you give it to them, take them to it, or point to it, so that they can see it or know what you are referring to.
Cut out this article and show it to your bank manager...
He showed me the flat he shares with Esther...
If you show someone to a room or seat, you lead them there.
Let me show you to my study...
Milton was shown into the office...
If you show someone how to do something, you do it yourself so that they can watch you and learn how to do it.
Claire showed us how to make a chocolate roulade...
There are seasoned professionals who can teach you and show you what to do...
If something shows or if you show it, it is visible or noticeable.
He showed his teeth in a humourless grin...
His beard was just beginning to show signs of grey...
If you show a particular attitude, quality, or feeling, or if it shows, you behave in a way that makes this attitude, quality, or feeling clear to other people.
Elsie has had enough time to show her gratitude...
She showed no interest in her children...
If something shows a quality or characteristic or if that quality or characteristic shows itself, it can be noticed or observed.
The story shows a strong narrative gift and a vivid eye for detail...
Middle East peace talks in Washington showed signs of progress yesterday...
A show of a feeling or quality is an attempt by someone to make it clear that they have that feeling or quality.
Miners gathered in the centre of Bucharest in a show of support for the government...
A crowd of more than 10,000 has gathered in a show of strength...
已经有 10,000 多人聚集起来以显示他们的力量。
If you say that something is for show, you mean that it has no real purpose and is done just to give a good impression.
The change in government is more for show than for real...
'It's all show,' said Linus. 'The girls don't take it seriously.'
If a company shows a profit or a loss, its accounts indicate that it has made a profit or a loss.
It is the only one of the three companies expected to show a profit for the quarter...
Lonrho's mining and minerals businesses showed some improvement.
If a person you are expecting to meet does not show, they do not arrive at the place where you expect to meet them.
There was always a chance he wouldn't show.
A television or radio show is a programme on television or radio.
I had my own TV show...
This is the show in which Loyd Grossman visits the houses of the famous.
A show in a theatre is an entertainment or concert, especially one that includes different items such as music, dancing, and comedy.
How about going shopping and seeing a show in London?...
He has earned a reputation as the man who can close a show with a bad review...
If someone shows a film or television programme, it is broadcast or appears on television or in the cinema.
The BBC World Service Television news showed the same film clip...
The drama will be shown on American TV next year...
A show is a public exhibition of things, such as works of art, fashionable clothes, or things that have been entered in a competition.
The venue for the show is Birmingham's National Exhibition Centre Hall...
Gucci will be holding fashion shows to present their autumn collection...
To show things such as works of art means to put them in an exhibition where they can be seen by the public.
50 dealers will show oils, watercolours, drawings and prints from 1900 to 1992.
50 名艺术品经销商将展出 1900 年到1992 年间的油画、水彩画、素描和版画。
...one of East Village's better-known galleries, where he showed and sold his work.
In a horse race, if a horse shows, it finishes first, second, or third.
A show home, house, or flat is one of a group of new homes. The building company decorates it and puts furniture in it, and people who want to buy one of the homes come and look round it.
If a question is decided by a show of hands, people vote on it by raising their hands to indicate whether they vote yes or no.
Parliamentary leaders agreed to take all such decisions by a show of hands...
Russell then asked for a show of hands concerning each of the targets.
If you have something to show for your efforts, you have achieved something as a result of what you have done.
I'm nearly 31 and it's about time I had something to show for my time in my job...
我快 31 岁了,是该在工作上做出一番成绩的时候了。
It always amazed her how little she had to show for the amount she spent.
You can say 'I'll show you' to threaten or warn someone that you are going to make them admit that they are wrong.
She shook her fist. 'I'll show you,' she said...
I'll show him, leave it to me.
If you say it just goes to show or it just shows that something is the case, you mean that what you have just said or experienced demonstrates that it is the case.
This just goes to show that getting good grades in school doesn't mean you're clever...
It's crazy and just shows the inconsistency of refereeing.
If you say that someone is running the show, you mean that they are in control or in charge of a situation.
They made it clear who is now running the show...
There's some serious problems with the way the state's leadership has been running the show.
If you say that someone steals the show, you mean that they get a lot of attention or praise because they perform better than anyone else in a show or other event.
It was Chinese women who stole the show on the first day of competition...
Brad Pitt steals the show as the young man doomed by his zest for life.
1. a public exhibition of entertainment;
2. something intended to communicate a particular impression;
3. a public exhibition or entertainment;
4. pretending that something is the case in order to make a good impression;
1. show or demonstrate something to an interested audience;
2. establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment;
3. provide evidence for;
4. make visible or noticeable;
5. show in, or as in, a picture;
6. give expression to;
7. indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively;
8. make clear and visible;
9. be or become visible or noticeable;
10. indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments;
11. give evidence of, as of records;
12. show (someone) to their seats, as in theaters or auditoriums;
13. finish third or better in a horse or dog race;
appear, emerge, show, loom
exhibition, exhibit, show, exposition, fair, display
show, exhibit, display, manifest, demonstrate
all over the show
同 all over the place (见 all)
get (或 keep) the show on the road
give the (whole) show away
good (或 bad 或 poor) show!
have something (或nothing) to show for
show one's cards
同后面 show one's hand
show (someone) a clean pair of heels
show someone the door
show one's face
show the flag
show one's hand
The show is drawing but a meagre audience.
She dressed down to visit her poor relatives, so as not to offend them by a show of her wealth.
Please show your ticket to the stewardess when you board the plane.
There is a flower show in the park.
Representatives of six nations walked out to show their opposition to the vote.