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flash into view

To move or rise into sight, especially from a distance. We'd been walking for hours in the barren desert when a small town finally flashed into view.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

flash into view

Fig. to move quickly into view. Suddenly, a doe and her fawn flashed into view. A bright parrot flashed into view and squawked raucously.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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