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emerge from (something)

To leave or come out of something. The next act emerged from behind the curtain and took the stage.
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emerge from (something) as (something)

To leave or come out of something as something else. She emerged from behind the curtain as beautiful princess in full costume.
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emerge (from something) (as something)

to come out of something as something. The caterpillar would emerge as a butterfly in a short time. A new man emerged from prison.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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