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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The first explanation which sprung to her mind attributed the firing to an encounter between the Arab raiders and a party of Waziri; but as she did not know upon which side victory might rest, or whether she were behind friend or foe, she dared not advance nearer on the chance of revealing herself to an enemy.
Revealing herself to be slightly make-up obsessed, the star hints that she applies so much, that she is rarely without any being embedded in her face.
Summary: Ottawa [Canada], July 07 (ANI): The woman, who had accused Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of groping her at the start of the millennium, on Friday issued a statement revealing herself to be former journalist Rose Knight.
The following bit about the 'heiress' actually being impoverished, and also revealing herself to be a ruthless highwayman/ woman is where the similarity ends as regarding our situation.
And so, with viewers still trying to get over last week's shock of seeing cardie-wearing Connie James slitting colleague Ben Caplin's throat and revealing herself to be a long-term traitor, the latest series ended with a bang - but not the bang we feared.
A breathless Mrs Whitehouse spent the rest of the call asking "how much have I won?" and saying "send the money straight to me," thus revealing herself to be a cash-obsessed old lady.