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make (or put in) an appearance

Definition of make or put in an appearance in English:

Attend an event briefly, especially as a matter of courtesy.
Example sentences
  • It also involves casual activities such as going on a sight-seeing trip or making an appearance at an event - all of which take place in public view and therefore can be easily remembered.
  • The tame bald eagle, brought in for truly patriotic events, made an appearance.
  • It's only for the children who attend the playschool and Santa is to put in an appearance there also.
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