This page is about the phrasal verb show upINFORMAL
Meaning: to arrive at an event or a place where people are gatheringSynonym: turn up, appear
- show up I'm sure some of the people who showed up at our gallery opening were only there for the free drinks.
- show up Kenny and his friends didn't show up at the party until after midnight.
Often used in a negative way, to describe people who arrive somewhere late, arrive uninvited, or who arrive in poor condition, such as drunk or poorly dressed.
Most of the people who showed up at her party
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Contributor: Matt Errey