One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(of one's real feelings) be revealed inadvertently.
- ‘The determination of these people shows through despite the emotional turmoil to which the government is subjecting them.’
- ‘Perhaps it's my depression showing through, thus reinforcing my depression in a vicious cycle.’
- ‘Tiga's innate passion for music shows through on this mix, which avoids obvious selections and instead concentrates on building atmosphere and energy over its 70 minutes.’
- ‘‘Brother Linus has a great feel for the parish and the people of the parish and that shows through in the book,’ the bishop added.’
- ‘Leftists everywhere always claim to be on the side of ‘the little guy’ but every so often their real contempt for the little guy shows through.’
- ‘His interest in history shows through in a lot of his writing.’
- ‘Mr McDonald added: ‘The quality and commitment of our staff shows through.’’
- ‘She's been entertaining me all day, albeit with a streak of anger showing through here or there.’
- ‘You have a deep, artistic, and creative side which shows through, a love for music and literature.’
- ‘Alan, your bias and your prejudice show through, and you're letting them affect your professional opinion.’
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