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see the light (of day)

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsee the light (of day)see the light (of day)a) PUBLICIZE/MAKE KNOWNif an object sees the light of day, it is taken from the place where it has been hidden, and becomes publicly known Some of these documents will probably never see the light of day. b) EXISTif a law, decision etc sees the light of day, it comes into existence for the first time light
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see the light (of day)I can see the light under Marie's door, but there's no noise or nothing.From two blocks away you can see the light radiating up into the sky.On a clear night, you could see the lights of Saigon.I saw the light widening in the window, but I could not make myself get up.Get to the back of the drawers and cupboards - areas which don't often see the light of day.But at least none of them saw the light of print - until today's souvenir edition.I never sold a garment or got an order from this source, I wonder if they saw the light of day.He say if you afraid of the truth to get back in the shadows cause you never will see the light.
see the light of daysee the light of daya) if something sees the light of day, it is brought out so that people can see it This decision will ensure that the Pentagon Papers never see the light of day. b) EXISTto start to exist This type of PC first saw the light of day in 1981. see
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see the light of dayBusiness contracts go through armies of lawyers before they see the light of day.There's so much good stuff that has never seen the light of day.And eventually, Guinness as we know it, rich subtle and dark, is ready to see the light of day.Get to the back of the drawers and cupboards - areas which don't often see the light of day.I am not too worried about the new council tax because I doubt whether it will see the light of day.I never sold a garment or got an order from this source, I wonder if they saw the light of day.Many of Brindley's ideas were regarded as the hair-brained schemes of a madman which would never see the light of day.Sadly, for it was a lively, largely autobiographical piece, it would never see the light of day.The implication must be that a lot of bids are being planned but never see the light of day.Most observers predict the bill won't see the light of day until at least January.
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