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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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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And whoever loves Me will be loved by My Father, and I will love him and reveal Myself to Him." Judas, not the Iscariot, said to Him, "Master, then what happened that you will reveal Yourself to us and not to the world?" Jesus answered and said to him, "Whoever loves Me will keep My word, and My Father will love him, and we will come to Him and make our dwelling with Him.
They will abandon you, however, if you reveal yourself to be a coward, a thief and a racist.
You seemed to think you needed to reveal yourself to them in a gentle and careful manner.
Buying a pound of bacon in one of these stores will usually draw frowns: You will reveal yourself to be an apostate.
O Lord, teach me to seek you, and reveal yourself to me when I seek you.
"In the theater, you are there to reveal yourself to the man at the back of the balcony who's paid his money so he can see how well you are acting," he says with a hint of scorn.
Slowly reveal yourself to your readers, being careful not to mention too much in one place.
It's hard in this business to trust or reveal yourself to people.
Because, if you did that, you'd reveal yourself to be exactly what you are -- and that would be extremely bad for your self-image.
You can live and work on the festival's 30 acres, but you have to reveal yourself to get to know the others, Cutean said.
When you reveal yourself to be the perfect real-life cartoon character, why should you expect the world to want anything resembling a real performance from you?