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see under show one's true colors .

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In this episode of “Lie Witness News,” Jimmy Kimmel exposes their true colors.

The Muslim Brotherhood is showing the world its true colors.

This is not the first time Meretz has shown its true colors.

Of course it is impossible to paint in true colors the events of those years.

He really knows each of the characters, and he brings out their true colors.

He was intensely sorry for her, forgetting how much he had disliked her that night when she had shown herself in her true colors.

The fair-weather commander is no great matter; it is when things go wrong that the best officer shows himself in his true colors.

When the fugitives reached Greenwich—Stukeley stood up and appeared in his true colors.

Age and experience may condemn it, but the weakness will continue to prevail in all until life shall appear in its true colors.

I am delighted that the joyous country life of New England is painted in its true colors for children.


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