Collocative Phrases (Adjectives, Modal verbs &…) for “Show” 2

When someone wants you or you yourself want to say or describe that the photo/the view/image (sth) shows a feeling or …

* You can use these collocative phrases (adjectives,modal verbs&…) for show :

1. It is clearly / obviously shown in the photo that

2.The photo aims to / attempts to / seeks to show

3.The photo appears to / seems to be showing

4.The photo is likely to show

5.While photo 2 fails to show

6.While such a thing is hardly shown in photo 2

7.Photo 1 goes to show that

8.P. 1 clearly signals the end of

9.P. 1 vividly depicts

10. P. 1 accurately / clearly / dramatically / graphically portrays

11. P. 1 attempts / tries to portray

12.P. 1 well / clearly /neatly / attractively presents

13.P. 1 aims to / attempts to / seeks to present

14.P. 1 gives a brief / thumbnail sketch of

15.P.1 attractively / beautifully / delightfully / handsomely / superbly illustrates

16. P.1 aptly / neatly /nicely / well illustrates

17. P.1 clearly / vividly / dramatically / graphically / strikingly illustrates

18. While P.2 serves to illustrate

19. While P.2 is designed to illustrate

20. Both are illustrative of

21.The photo seems to be arguing a change in…

22.The photo clearly / convincingly / amply / well / neatly / adequately / graphically / vividly / demonstrates

23. The photo gives / provides a clear / dramatic / perfect / vivid demonstration of

24.It is well / etc demonstrated in the photo that…

25.The photo is well demonstrative of

26.The photo clearly / prominently displays…

27.The photo provides an open display of…

28.The photo clearly indicates…

29.The photo provides / gives a strong / accurate / clear / definite / broad / fair / reasonable / rough / outward indication of…

30.The photo is clearly indicative of the fact that…

31.The photo clearly / accurately / closely / well reflects the fact that…

32. The photo reveals the fact that

33.The photo accurately / fairly represents

34.Sth in the photo signifies the fact that…

35.The whole photo speaks of…

36.Sth in the photo strongly suggest that…

37.The photo vividly depicts…

38.The photo attempts to convey the message that…

39.Sth in the photo denotes…

40.Sth in the photo embodies

41.The photo clearly/well exemplifies

42.The photo instances some cases of…

43.The photo closely / broadly / faithfully /perfectly mirrors

44.Sth in the photo is an accurate presentation of

45.Sth in the photo signalizes the severity of

46.Sth in the photo heavily / strongly implies…

2 thoughts on “Collocative Phrases (Adjectives, Modal verbs &…) for “Show”

  1. Benyamin Siran Mar 14,2009 11:47 am

    I think this could be so useful for improving your sentences & act more native….

    There is some more of these collocations I will publish them in a few days…

  2. hya May 1,2011 9:46 pm

    thanks,,, 😉 😉 😉 😉 😉 😉 😉 😉 😉 😉 😉 😉 😉

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