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appear in

1. To wear a particular outfit or accessory in public. I don't want to appear in a gown if all of the other women are in cocktail dresses.
2. To act, as in a play or movie. My agent has been getting a lot of calls about me ever since I appeared in "Wicked."
See also: appear
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

appear in something

 
1. to be seen in some performance. The singer will appear in the opera with the rest of the chorus. I will appear in Aida.
2. to be seen wearing something. I wouldn't appear in that in public! Would you want to appear in a wrinkled suit?
See also: appear
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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