show through


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show through

To be or become visible, noticeable, or apparent through something else. I think your shirt is too small—look, your belly is showing through! His intentions seem honorable enough, but ask him about how much money stands to be made and his real motivation starts to show through.
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show through

v.
To be visible or evident through something: Her slip shows through her dress. Your arrogance shows through despite your attempts to be friendly.
See also: show, through