a sight to behold

a sight to behold

An especially impressive, noteworthy, or remarkable person, event, or thing; something or someone who is very much worth seeing. If you never go anywhere else in your life, make sure you see the Grand Canyon: it's a sight to behold. The new jazz singer is really a sight to behold. She's probably the best we've ever had at the club.
See also: behold, sight
References in classic literature ?
The fat turkey was a sight to behold, when Hannah sent him up, stuffed, browned, and decorated.
It was quite a sight to behold how he and Nicholas emptied the plate between them.
And when thousands of them flit over an equal number of colourful flowers, it is a sight to behold.
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Pam Grier is a sight to behold as the title character, while she''s ably supported by the likes of Robert De Niro and Samuel L Jackson, who are happy to take secondary roles for a change.
IT was a sight to behold - hundreds of Santa's running around the town centre.
The thrill of seeing these magnificent birds from above, plus the bald eagles (all feeding on millions of salmon in the Thompson and Fraser rivers) was a sight to behold.
FIONA Bruce losing her temper is a sight to behold.
Dunguib a sight to behold DUNGUIB kept his unbeaten record intact with yet another easy victory at Grade 1 level at Leopardstown yesterday and it's hard to argue with bookmakers who are quoting him at odds-on for the Supreme Novices' Hurdle at Cheltenham, although whether he is tempting at those odds given his Champion Hurdle entry is another matter.
The air displays also caused many to catch their breath as the four planes weaved in and out of each other, although the sight of crew members standing up in the rigging of the ships waving or saluting to those on the promenade was a sight to behold.
THE sight of His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales and Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cornwall visiting our city, talking and shaking hands with most all of us who were fortunate enough to be in Victoria Square, was a sight to behold and a credit to our future King and Queen.
One local yachtsman said: ``It was a sight to behold Bet in all her finery and ear-rings tripping down the jetty in her high heels.
The hard work and dedication put forth by this team as we help fight and support the Global War on Terrorism and Operation Iraqi Freedom has been a sight to behold.
Then there's the Alan Keyes mosh pit moment, which you may have read about already but really is a sight to behold.
The iMac is a sight to behold with its see-through, Jetsons-like case.