true colors


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someone's true colors

Fig. a person's true attitude, opinions, and biases. When he lost his temper at his wife, I began to see his true colors.
See also: color, true

true colors

See also: color, true
References in classic literature ?
In former years they had marched rough shod over enormous areas, taking toll by brute force even when kindliness or diplomacy would have accomplished more; but now they were in bad straits--so bad that they had shown their true colors scarce twice in a year and then only when they came upon an isolated village, weak in numbers and poor in courage.
My heart went there with you, but I knew that naught but sorrow and humiliation could come to one whom the Devil of Torn loved, if that love was returned; and so I waited until you might forget the words you had spoken to Roger de Conde before I came to fulfill the promise that you should know him in his true colors.
3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Van Gogh Vodka, a longtime supporter of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality, marks its fifth anniversary partnering with the True Colors Fund.
True Colors" is a beautiful outpouring of the rainbow embracing vision of Jodi Hills, fluent writer and painter of portraits in all true colors.
Love Out Loud is an exhibition by NYC LGBT artiest celebrating NYC Pride Week, while benefiting the True Colors Fund, Co-Founded by Cyndi Lauper.
Renaissance Hotels kicked off an early salute to Pride season benefiting True Colors Fund with an exclusive event featuring an appearance by Cyndi Lauper and a performance by the cast of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.
Now she's created the True Colors tour, which aims to be an annual Gay and Lesbian Pride Month concert--think a "Cyndipalooza"--that will travel to 15 cities in June and feature five hours of music.
To remain faithful to the murals' true colors, Behl used long film exposures and eschewed flash photography.
While they are rebounding, we can see the flag's true colors.
The high-color rendering makes it easier for people to see true colors and it creates a more pleasing and comfortable environment.
Within five quick years, Brooking expanded her southern Indiana empire to include nine True Colors Tanning locations with a corporate headquarters in Jeffersonville.
Using sophisticated software to align and digitize images of the same patch of sky in the three hues, he produces a computer-generated picture that closely matches the sky's true colors.
The high color rendering makes it easier for people to see true colors and it creates a more pleasing and comfortable environment.
NEW YORK, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The True Colors Tour will hit the road again this summer with an exciting new line-up of legendary and up and coming artists including headliners Cyndi Lauper, The B-52s, Rosie O'Donnell with host Carson Kressley and many more.
After the grandiose but hollow rhetoric of his inaugural and state of the union addresses, President Bush's budget proposal reveals his true colors.