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A person or thing that is particularly impressive or worth seeing:‘Selwyn's garden was a sight to behold’
- ‘I've seen him full throttle, and that's quite a sight to behold.’
- ‘This said, he has an impressive range of plants at his nursery at Llwyn-y-Gors, and they are a sight to behold at Christmas, adorned with plump berries.’
- ‘All in all, Quidam sets new standards in both contemporary circus performance and physical theatre, and is a sight to behold for all ages.’
- ‘Saturday, October 22nd was a sight to behold as the newly formed Tidy Town Committee set about cleaning the streets of the town.’
- ‘In his heyday Seve was a sight to behold, a swashbuckling cavalier of the links, a man who knew no fear, who thought he could walk on water and often seemed to do so.’
- ‘Neat rows of colourful dolls, all resembling little children with neatly combed hair, and dressed in flowing garments, were a sight to behold.’
- ‘‘The sheer majesty of this giant planet with her moons is a sight to behold and our telescope can pick this up beautifully,’ he says.’
- ‘And at night the procession of lighted carriages dashing through the otherwise dark and quiet countryside was a sight to behold.’
- ‘The euphoria, excitement, colour, unbridled joy and sheer thrill of having reached the promised land by Armagh was a sight to behold.’
- ‘They also had the opportunity of seeing one of the big Cunard Line cruise ships which was berthed in the harbour, a sight to behold and a sign of very different times.’
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