show and tell
Origin of show and tell
OTHER WORDS FROM show and tellshow-and-tell, adjectiveshow-and-teller, noun
How to use show and tell in a sentence
As an example of good science-and-society policymaking, the history of fluoride may be more of a cautionary tale.
Policemen on the show joke about prison riots, bomb threats, and the shooting of unarmed civilians.'Babylon' Review: The Dumb Lives of Trigger-Happy Cops|Melissa Leon|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
As this list shows, punishments typically run to a short-ish jail sentence and/or a moderately hefty fine.
As soon as this attack [happened], Paris citizens came together to show were are not afraid, we are Charlie Hebdo.
As far as I can tell, this magazine spent as much time making fun of French politicians as it did of Muslims or Islam.
And to tell the truth, she couldn't help wishing he could see, so he could make the game livelier.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
Ages back—let musty geologists tell us how long ago—'twas a lake, larger than the Lake of Geneva.
Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
He wanted to tell her that if she called her father, it would mean the end of everything for them, but he withheld this.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
None other would dare to show herself unveiled to a stranger, and a white man at that.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
Other Idioms and Phrases with show and tell
A public presentation or display, as in It was a terrible bore, what with their show and tell of every last detail about their trip around the world. This expression originated in the 1940s to describe a learning exercise for young children, in which each child in a group brings some object to show the others and talks about it.