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Pronunciation: /ʃəʊ/

Translation of show in Arabic:

transitive verb/فعل متعد (past tense/زمن الماضي showed) (past participle/اسم المفعول shown or , showed)

  • 2 (to screen) عَرَضَ (stem vowel = i) (I) [a movie] [programme]
  • 3 (to exhibit) عَرَضَ (I) (stem vowel = i) [a painting] [sb's work]
  • 4 (to reveal) كَشَفَ (stem vowel = i) (I), أَظْهَرَ (IV) [the dirt] [one's underclothes] to show one's age كَشَفَ سِنَّهُ
  • 5 (to demonstrate) بَيَّنَ (II), أَظْهَرَ (IV) studies show that … تُبَيِّنُ الدِراساتُ أنّ ... she has shown herself very capable أَظْهَرَتْ أَنَّها قادِرةٌ جِدًّا it just goes to show that you can't trust anyone هذا يُثْبِتُ أَنَّهُ لا يُمْكِنُكَ أنْ تَثِقَ بِأَيِّ شَخْصٍ
  • 6 (to record) أَظْهَرَ (IV) [the time] [a reading] the lights are showing red الإشارةُ حَمْراءُ
  • 8 (to depict) [pictures] [maps] بَيَّنَ (II) as shown in figure 1 كَما هو مُبَيَّنٌ في الشَكْلِ 1
  • 9 (to express) أَظْهَرَ (IV), أَبْدى (IV) [interest] [emotion] she showed interest in the proposal أَبْدَت اهْتِماماً بالمُقْتَرَحِ he showed no emotion as he was sentenced ‫‫لم يُظْهِرْ أَيَّ انْفِعالٍ بَيْنَما كانَ الحَكْمُ يَصْدُرُ عَلَيْهِ‬‬
  • 10 (to explain)to show sb how to do sth بَيَّنَ لِشَخْصٍ كيف يَفْعَلُ شَيْئاً
  • 11 (to conduct) to show sb to their seat ‫أَرْشَدَ شَخْصاً إلى مَقْعَدِهِ‬ he showed us to our room ‫‫‫صَحِبَنا إلى غُرْفَتِنا‬‬‬‬ to show sb to the door وَصَّلَ شَخْصاً إلى البابِ

intransitive verb/فعل غير متعد (past tense/زمن الماضي showed) (past participle/اسم المفعول shown or , showed)

  • 2 [disappointment] [anger] ظَهَرَ (I) (stem vowel = a) her nervousness showed on her face ظَهَرَ تَوَتُّرُها على وَجْهِها
  • 3 [movie] عُرِضَ what's showing at the local cinema? ما الفيلْم الّذي يَتِمُّ عَرْضُهُ في السينَما المَحَلّيّةِ؟


  • 1 (stage production) عَرْض (plural: عُروض) the show must go on يَجِبُ أنْ تَسْتَمِرَّ الحَياةُ to put up a good show قَدَّمَ عَرْضاً جَيِّداً
  • 2 (on television, radio) بَرْنامَج (plural: بَرامِجُ) he's been invited to be a guest in a TV/radio show دُعِيَ كَضَيْفٍ في بَرْنامَجٍ تِلِفِزْيونيٍّ \ إذاعيٍّ
  • 4 (exhibition) مَعْرِض (plural: مَعارِضُ) to be on show كانَ مَعْروضاً
  • 7 [informal/غير رسمي], (business, undertaking) عَمَل (plural: أَعْمال) it's clear who's running the show من الواضِحِ مَن الّذي يُديرُ العَمَلَ


to show one's face

ظَهَرَ على المَلَأِ

to show one's hand

كَشَفَ أَوْراقَهُ

to show the way

بَيَّنَ الطَريقَ

to have nothing to show for sth

لم يَكُنْ لَدَيْهِ ما يَعْرِضُهُ بِخُصوصِ شَيْءٍ

to steal the show

خَطَفَ الانْتِباهَ

Phrasal verbs

show around

(American English/الإنكليزية الأمريكية) show round

show in

show [sb] in أَدْخَلَ [شَخْصاً]

show off

[informal/غير رسمي], تَفاخَرَ \ تَباهى بِنَفْسِهِ
show [sb/sth] offshow off [sb/sth] (to display) تَباهى ب [شَخْصٍ \ شَيْءٍ] [one's skills] [talents] 1.1show [sth] offshow off [sth] (to advantage) [a style] أَبْرَزَ [شَيْئاً] [one's figure]

show out

show [sb] out صَحِبَ [شَخْصاً] إلى البابِ

show round

show [sb] round صَحِبَ [شَخْصاً] في جَوْلةٍ

show up

(to stand out) [marks] [patterns] ظَهَرَ (I) (stem vowel = a), بَرَزَ (stem vowel = u) (I) 1.1 [informal/غير رسمي], (to arrive) حَضَرَ (I) (stem vowel = u)
show up [sth/sb]show [sth/sb] up (to expose) كَشَفَ [شَيْئاً \ شَخْصاً] [a weakness] [flaw] to show sb up for what they are كَشَفَ حَقيقةَ شَخْصٍ

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