(Of one’s real feelings) be revealed inadvertently.
- 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.
- The determination of these people shows through despite the emotional turmoil to which the government is subjecting them.
- Mr McDonald added: ‘The quality and commitment of our staff shows through.’
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