indicate (something) to (someone)
To signal, show, or otherwise disclose something to someone. Stu hasn't indicated interest in the house to me—has he talked to any of the other realtors? Kelly indicated her excitement for dessert to me with a big grin and an emphatic nod.
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indicate something to someone
to signify something to someone. (By speech, writing, or some other sign.) Karen indicated her agreement to the lawyer. Fred indicated his assent to me.
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