reveal to (someone or something)

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reveal to (someone or something)

1. To disclose, divulge, or make known something to someone or some group. A noun or pronoun is used between "reveal" and "to." I revealed my new strategy to the board of directors, but they weren't nearly as receptive to it as I'd hoped. A magician should never reveal her secrets to anyone.
2. To show or display some concealed person or thing to someone or some group; to expose someone or something to the view of another person or group. A noun or pronoun is used between "reveal" and "to." The film never reveals the killer to the you, instead allowing you to draw your own conclusions. He pulled back the curtain and revealed the new product to the excited audience. The masked vigilante promised to reveal himself to the public once the city's crime rate was under control.
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reveal someone or something to someone

to show or disclose someone or something to someone. The magician opened the door of the cabinet and revealed his assistant to the audience. I revealed my secret to no one. She stepped out from behind the tree and revealed herself to the hostess.
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References in classic literature ?
In more than one direction, the truth strove to pierce the overlying darkness, and to reveal itself to view, during the interval between the date of Sir Patrick's victory and the date of the wedding-day.
Was the way to discovery about to reveal itself to me through this girl?
SECRET destination cocktail bar is about to reveal itself to Liverpool this Saturday, January 27.
I'm confident that at some stage it will reveal itself to me, but right now it's just a bit too premature," he added.
Any catastrophic problem with the brakes sufficient to render the motorcar unsafe would reveal itself to the driver at a speed of approximately two miles per hour.
Only many years later, after I had children, did the meaning of the biblical flight to Egypt reveal itself to me.
Their disturbances of the past leave it in worse condition to reveal itself to those with the patience to accept its loss and horror.