come to light


come to light
bring something to light or come to light
if facts are brought to light or come to light, people discover them

New evidence in this case has recently come to light.


English dictionary. 2014.

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  • come to light — {v. phr.} To be discovered; become known; appear. * /John s thefts from the bank where he worked came to light when the bank examiners made an inspection./ * /When the old woman died it came to light that she was actually rich./ * /New facts… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come to light — {v. phr.} To be discovered; become known; appear. * /John s thefts from the bank where he worked came to light when the bank examiners made an inspection./ * /When the old woman died it came to light that she was actually rich./ * /New facts… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come to light — index appear (materialize), arise (appear), emerge Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • come to light — verb be revealed or disclosed (Freq. 1) The truth finally came to light • Syn: ↑come to hand • Hypernyms: ↑appear • Verb Frames: Something s * * * BE DISCOVER …   Useful english dictionary

  • come\ to\ light — v. phr. To be discovered; become known; appear. John s thefts from the bank where he worked came to light when the bank examiners made an inspection. When the old woman died it came to light that she was actually rich. New facts about ancient… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • come to light — a fact important to this case has just come to light Syn: be discovered, be uncovered, be unearthed, come out, become known, become apparent, appear, materialize, emerge …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • come to light — ► bring (or come) to light make (or become) widely known or evident. Main Entry: ↑light …   English terms dictionary

  • come to light — be discovered, become known It has recently come to light that the company has lost millions of dollars …   Idioms and examples

  • come to light — Synonyms and related words: appear, arise, be found, be revealed, become known, become manifest, become visible, betray itself, break forth, come, come along, come forth, come forward, come in sight, come out, come to hand, crop out, discover… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • come to light — bring (something) to light to discover facts, often about something bad or illegal. Several other problems came to light during the course of the investigation …   New idioms dictionary


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