a marvel to behold

a marvel to behold

A person or thing that is particularly spectacular, wondrous, or exhilarating to witness. They're trapeze act is a marvel to behold—I can't believe that they do their routine without a safety net! It's easy to forget that the technology we take for granted today would be a marvel to behold just a few years ago.
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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.
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WATCHING our wonderful sea life on the BBC'S brilliant Blue Planet II is a marvel to behold. The film crew have gone to extraordinary lengths to show us how these creatures exist deep under our oceans and Sir David Attenborough brings it all to life in a way we can all understand.
Still, children grasp much of the meaning and significance of the fable and it's concluding moral: "You can't very well be king of beasts if there aren't any." 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. Watch for all the individual animal portraits, with primitive toothy smiles, and the center foldout battle scene.
It is a marvel to behold. One-thousand high school boys move through the day with order and a sense of belonging to a true brotherhood.''
While the extensive mix of different fruits, including various types of apples, is a marvel to behold and enjoy.
They are a marvel to behold and are part of what Rahm refers to as the "explosion of the supernatural" following the Guadalupe miracle.
Elisabeth Shue and Josh Brolin co-star, while the special effects are a marvel to behold.