Definition of 'show up'
Example sentences containing 'show up'
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This meant the payment of a large sum in cash would never show up on their bank statements. COVER STORYMeanwhile they're only concerned with getting a fire going and waiting until we show up to rescue them. FOOLS GOLDWhoever it was will no doubt show up, asking for your autograph. PRETTY MAIDS ALL IN A ROW
He didn't think they'd really expect him to show up at an air show in Mesa. THE SHADOWS OF POWER (2002)
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In Common Usage. show up is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'show up'
British English: show up /ʃəʊ ʌp/ VERB
If a person you are expecting to meet does not show up, they do not arrive at the place where you expect to meet them.
We waited until five o'clock, but he did not show up.
- American English: show up
- Arabic: يَظْهَرُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: aparecer
- Chinese: 露面
- Croatian: pojaviti se
- Czech: dostavit se přijít
- Danish: dukke op
- Dutch: opdagen
- European Spanish: aparecer
- Finnish: tulla paikalle
- French: se montrer
- German: zu sehen sein
- Greek: εμφανίζομαι
- Italian: comparire
- Japanese: 現れる
- Korean: 나타나다
- Norwegian: dukke opp
- Polish: pokazać się
- European Portuguese: aparecer
- Romanian: a sosi
- Russian: появляться (приходить)
- Spanish: aparecer
- Swedish: dyka upp
- Thai: ปรากฏตัว
- Turkish: ortaya çıkmak
- Ukrainian: з'являтися
- Vietnamese: xuất hiện
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