just goes to show

go to show

To prove, demonstrate, or indicate that something is true. Used especially in the phrase "just goes to show." Their success just goes to show that you can't underestimate the power of good marketing. My grandfather's pocket watch still runs perfectly after all these years, which goes to show the level of craftsmanship put into it.
See also: show

(It) just goes to show (you) (something).

That incident or story has an important moral or message. Tom: The tax people finally caught up with Henry. Sally: See! It just goes to show. Angry at the young grocery clerk, Sally muttered, "Young people. They expect too much. It just goes to show you how society has broken down."
See also: goes, just, show
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It just goes to show how ruthless Fair City writers can be.
It has been a joy to watch and it just goes to show that us disabled - cor, I hate that word, let us say, less able-bodied - people can have as much sporting success and national profile/pride as able-bodied athletes such as Mo Farah.
It just goes to show, you get badly behaved people everywhere.
DAMIEN Johnson's goal against Albion was very well taken but it just goes to show how much Blues are held back by Steve Bruce.
I'm not saying that Kerry was so great, but Bush is a fucking war-mongering idiot cowboy, and it just goes to show that a lot of the country likes that in a president.
Just goes to show, superheroes come in all shapes and sizes
It just goes to show that the sports world is still having a terrible time dealing with sexual orientation.
Which just goes to show, when it comes to body image, women are from Mars, and men are from Krypton.
For example, we have four of the six COTS finalists on board, which just goes to show how even companies in heated competition with one another are willing to work together to address common issues.
It just goes to show that when you have a centrally-located, beautifully-designed and meticulously-planned building, buyers will come.
It just goes to show that you can be a killer bee all you like, but you still have to respond to the natural scent of your species,'' he says.
It just goes to show once again that money does not buy happiness, and at the end of the day we all have feelings, and deserve to be treated with dignity and kindness.
This just goes to show that they should stop whining about their ``diminishing culture'' and face up to the fact that ``their'' country is changing -for the better,in my opinion.
stated, "This order just goes to show how wide and varied the market is for this product.
It just goes to show, that in volleyball anything can happen,'' said Reinholm, who had 20 kills.