English version

put up a good/poor etc show

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishput up a good/poor etc showput up a good/poor etc showinformalSUCCESSFULFAIL to perform, play etc well or badly Our team put up a pretty good show, but we lost in the end. show
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put up a good/poor etc showHe might have put up a good show the other day, but that was because he was frightened.She put up a better show in the 1980s.
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