put in an appearance
index appear (attend court proceedings), emerge, issue (send forth), report (present oneself)

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  • put\ in\ an\ appearance — • put in an appearance • make an appearance v. phr. To be present, esp. for a short time; visit; appear. He put in an appearance at work, but he was too ill to stay. The president put in an appearance at several dances the evening after he was… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • put in an appearance — phrasal : to be present; especially : to appear at a formal or planned gathering usually for a brief time only the candidate put in an appearance at five rallies in one night * * * put in an appearance see under ↑appear • • • Main Entry: ↑put * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • put in an appearance — also[make an appearance] {v. phr.} To be present, esp. for a short time; visit; appear. * /He put in an appearance at work, but he was too ill to stay./ * /The president put in an appearance at several dances the evening after he was sworn in./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put in an appearance — also[make an appearance] {v. phr.} To be present, esp. for a short time; visit; appear. * /He put in an appearance at work, but he was too ill to stay./ * /The president put in an appearance at several dances the evening after he was sworn in./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put in an appearance — come, be present, show up …   English contemporary dictionary

  • put in an appearance — idi to attend a gathering, esp. for a short time …   From formal English to slang

  • To put in an appearance — Appearance Ap*pear ance, n. [F. apparence, L. apparentia, fr. apparere. See {Appear}.] 1. The act of appearing or coming into sight; the act of becoming visible to the eye; as, his sudden appearance surprised me. [1913 Webster] 2. A thing seed; a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • make (or put in) an appearance — attend an event briefly. → appearance …   English new terms dictionary

  • put make an appearance — put in/make/an appearance phrase to go somewhere for a short time, especially because you feel you have an obligation to go there I think I ought to put in an appearance at the office before lunch. Thesaurus: to arrive in a place, or to enter a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • put in — verb 1. introduce (Freq. 6) Insert your ticket here • Syn: ↑insert, ↑enclose, ↑inclose, ↑stick in, ↑introduce • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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