show 英 [ʃəʊ] 美 [ʃoʊ]
vt. 显示；说明；演出；展出 vi. 显示；说明；指示 n. 显示；表演；炫耀
进行时:showing 过去式:showed 过去分词:shown 第三人称单数:shows 名词复数:shows
- Remember show and tell? To show something is to display something, to share it, or to put on a little show about it.
- vt. 显示；说明；演出；展出
- vi. 显示；说明；指示
- n. 显示；表演；炫耀
1. show your card
2. You have to show your ticket as you go in.
3. a one-woman/-man show
4. to show great courage
5. Fear showed in his eyes.
6. Show me which picture you drew.
7. The movie is being shown now.
8. I'll go first and show you the way.
9. Can you show me how to do it?
10. The figures clearly show that her claims are false.
- show (n.) c. 1300, "act of exhibiting to view," from show (v.). Sense of "appearance put on with intention to deceive" is recorded from 1520s. Meaning "display, spectacle" is first recorded 1560s; that of "ostentatious display" is from 1713 (showy is from 1712). Sense of "entertainment program on radio or TV" is first recorded 1932. Meaning "third place in a horse race" is from 1925, American English (see the verb).
- show (v.) Old English sceawian "to look at, see, gaze, behold, observe; inspect, examine; look for, choose," from Proto-Germanic *skauwojan (source also of Old Saxon skauwon "to look at," Old Frisian skawia, Dutch schouwen, Old High German scouwon "to look at"), from Proto-Germanic root *skau- "behold, look at," from PIE *skou-, variant of root *keu- "to see, observe, perceive."