Show up

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Definition

to show up : to appear, to come, to arrive, to attend
verb
He didn't show up to the meeting last week. We still don't know where he was, but he definitely wasn't in the meeting.
Finally you showed up! I have been waiting for you for an hour.

Examples

  • "Only Icarus and his mother showed up."
  • "Please be sure to show up next Tuesday afternoon, following lunch, at 2:15 in the boardroom. There will be coffee and cookies."
  • "Please show up on time and wear loose-fitting clothing."
  • "I'm glad to see everyone showed up."
  • "A crucial symbol isn't showing up on my monitor!"
  • "I doubt that my brother will be attending this year, but there's always a small chance that he'll show up."

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