Phrasal Verbs Using 'Show'

Show in

Take someone into an office or other room

Example:The secretary SHOWED me IN to speak to the manager.

Show off

Behave in a way so as to attract attention

Example:The children were SHOWING OFF and irritated me.

Show off

Display something you are proud of

Example:He wanted to SHOW OFF his new sound system.

Show off

Make the qualities of another thing more apparent

Example:The shirt really SHOWED OFF his new tie.

Show out

Take someone to out of a room or building

Example:Her secretary SHOWED me OUT after the interview.

Show over

Take someone around a site

Example:He SHOWED us OVER the scene of the accident

Show round

Take someone to a place to show them certain parts

Example:The guide SHOWED them ROUND the historic part of the city.

Show through

When a feeling can be seen despite attempts to conceal it

Example:His anger SHOWED THROUGH despite his smile.

Show up

Attend something or arrive somewhere

Example:Very few SHOWED UP at the meeting.

Show up

Become clear or apparent

Example:The downturn in sales SHOWED UP in the company's accounts.

Show up

Make someone feel embarrassed or ashamed

Example:He SHOWED us UP when he arrived drunk and started arguing.