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show signs of something

to show hints or indications of something. I let the horse run at full speed until it began to show signs of tiring. Sally is showing signs of going to sleep.
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show signs of

Exhibit indications or hints of, as in She definitely shows signs of accepting the appointment, or Terry's health shows no signs of improvement. [Late 1400s]
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Two or three times some ghostly landmark sprang up to warn us that we were astray, and then was sucked back into the mist; and when we finally regained our road the old horse began to show signs of exhaustion.
She is a woman of a severe and forbidding aspect, prim and demure in her bearing, very impassive in her nature, and never known within our experience to show signs of any emotion.
20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nurses at Shore Medical Center today announced the cancellation of a scheduled one-day strike after negotiations began to show signs of movement.
The most optimistic voters were in the C2 social group of skilled manual workers, 47 per cent of whom expect the economy to show signs of recovery soon.
5% during August as the property market continued to show signs of slowing down, Government figures have revealed.
New radar images of Saturn's smog-shrouded moon Titan show signs of a shoreline cutting across the moon's southern hemisphere.
BOSTON, MA -- Children in low income families that receive public housing subsidies are less likely to show signs of undernutrition than those of comparable families not receiving housing subsidies, especially if the family is not only low income but also food insecure, a group of American researchers reported.
The London-based group said the outlook remained positive, while the commercial property sector continued to show signs of improvement.
Speculators wonder when that nation's frenzied economic growth will begin to show signs of a slowdown.
Specifically, there was little new construction, properties started to show signs of leasing up and rents continued to increase.
While the national commercial real estate market begins to show signs of a full market recovery, New Jersey is actually leading the way, far outpacing our neighboring states in terms of job growth, economic expansion and the state of the commercial real estate market.
HOUSE price growth remained sluggish during September as the market continued to show signs of slowing.
Looking at the national picture, overall price growth remained subdued during September as the market continued to show signs of slowing down, according to the Nationwide Building Society.
Replace ropes with wire strands that show signs of pitting.
WESTLAKE VILLAGE - Sales of the muscular sport utility vehicle show signs of weakness in a J.