informal Used rhetorically to indicate that the specified person should clarify their position or reveal their true character: he was so different from the unhappy man of a week ago—would the real Jack Lawrence please stand up?
More example sentences
- We're going to ask the question, will the real Republican Party please stand up.
- Now, as he unwraps his directorial debut, will the real Edward Norton please stand up?
- Will the real John Wayne please stand up?
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