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montrer
Pronunciation: /mɔ̃tʀe/

Translation of montrer in English:

verbe transitif

also: se montrer verbe pronominal

  • 2 (se faire voir)
    to show oneself
    après cela, il n'ose plus se montrer elle n'osait pas se montrer avec lui
    she didn't dare be seen with him
    on n'est pas obligés de rester mais il faut au moins se montrer
    we don't have to stay but we should at least put in an appearance
    le président est allé se montrer à Prague
    the president has gone to put in an appearance in Prague
    il aime se montrer serrant la main à des gens importants
    he likes to be seen shaking hands with important people

Idioms

montrer la porte à quelqu'un

to show somebody the door

montrer le poing à quelqu'un

to shake one's fist at somebody

montrer les dents

to bare one's teeth

montrer le bout de son or du nez

(personne)
to show one's face
(soleil)
to peep through
(fleurs, plantes)
to poke through

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