marvel to behold

marvel to behold

someone or something quite exciting or wonderful to see. Our new high-definition television is a marvel to behold. Mary's lovely new baby is a marvel to behold.
See also: behold, marvel
References in classic literature ?
Stiggins a preliminary tap on the head, and began dancing round him in a buoyant and cork-like manner, which in a gentleman at his time of life was a perfect marvel to behold.
WATCHING our wonderful sea life on the BBC'S brilliant Blue Planet II is a marvel to behold.
The pulsating revival of south Nicosia's old town, much of it a serendipitous defiance of the gloomy consequences of the financial crisis, has been a marvel to behold these last few years.
From the rising sun scene in the front inside pages to he same scene at night on the back inside pages, "The Tiger Who Would Be King" is splendid, terrible, arresting, curious, and a marvel to behold.
It's a marvel to behold and should be used to deliver a hefty swat to all teenage beauty vloggers who are getting a bit up themselves.
It's a dazzling sequence, and Gerwig is a marvel to behold in it--shrieking, blaming, groveling, goading and, finally, arriving at a place of real feeling where the real Brooke stands revealed, stripped of her artifices, if only for a moment.
His simplicity, his humility is a marvel to behold.
Following federal Treasurer Joe Hockey's comments that a proposed fuel excise tax would not affect low income earners because they don't own cars or drive very far, the ensuing explosion of comments across a swathe of media platforms was a marvel to behold.
While the extensive mix of different fruits, including various types of apples, is a marvel to behold and enjoy.
THE feat of engineering which is the second Tyne Tunnel has been a marvel to behold.
The scaled-down underground was a real marvel to behold.
It injected an element of nostalgia, however, into what could very well be the final day of campaigning for an inveterate campaigner whose political skills, to his fellow Democrats and to many Republicans as well, were long a marvel to behold.
In between, we're treated to all manner of wildlife, none wilder-looking than the curious birds of paradise in New Guinea, whose colorful and oddly shaped plumage and quixotic mating dances are a marvel to behold.
Apart from momentary lapses of pitch and fleeting unevenness in her coloratura, her Elvira was a marvel to behold.