see the light (of day)

see the light (of day)
see the light (of day) 1. if an object sees the light of day, it is brought out so that people can see it.

The archives contain vintage recordings, some of which have never seen the light of day.

2. if something, especially an idea or a plan, sees the light of day, it starts to exist.

It was the year when the equal opportunities bill first saw the light of day.


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  • see the light of day — phrasal to become publicly known or available (as through publication) < manuscripts that will never see the light of day > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • see the light of day — {v. phr.} To be born or begun. * /The children visited the old house where their great grandfather first saw the light of day./ * /The party was a failure, and Mathilda wished her plan had never seen the light of day./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • see the light of day — {v. phr.} To be born or begun. * /The children visited the old house where their great grandfather first saw the light of day./ * /The party was a failure, and Mathilda wished her plan had never seen the light of day./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • See the Light — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda «See the Light» Canción de Green Day Álbum 21st Century Breakdown Grabación 2008 …   Wikipedia Español

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  • To see the light — Light Light (l[imac]t), n. [OE. light, liht, AS. le[ o]ht; akin to OS. lioht, D. & G. licht, OHG. lioht, Goth. liuha[thorn], Icel. lj[=o]s, L. lux light, lucere to shine, Gr. leyko s white, Skr. ruc to shine. [root]122. Cf. {Lucid}, {Lunar},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The light of the countenance — Light Light (l[imac]t), n. [OE. light, liht, AS. le[ o]ht; akin to OS. lioht, D. & G. licht, OHG. lioht, Goth. liuha[thorn], Icel. lj[=o]s, L. lux light, lucere to shine, Gr. leyko s white, Skr. ruc to shine. [root]122. Cf. {Lucid}, {Lunar},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The Harsh Light of Day (Buffy the Vampire Slayer episode) — Infobox Television episode Title=The Harsh Light of Day Series=Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season=4 Episode=3 Airdate=October 19 1999 Production=4ABB03 Writer=Jane Espenson Director=James A. Contner Episode list=List of Buffy the Vampire Slayer… …   Wikipedia

  • The Light User Syndrome — Infobox Album | Name = The Light User Syndrome Type = Album Artist = The Fall Released = 10 June 1996 Recorded = ??? Genre = Rock Length = 59:30 Label = Jet Producer = Mike Bennett, Mark E. Smith Reviews = *Allmusic Rating|3|5… …   Wikipedia

  • Fares and ticketing on the Light Rapid Transit (Singapore) — The Light Rapid Transit system in Singapore has collected fares by using a variety of ticketing measures throughout its history.Fares* EZ Link Card Adult Fares: S$0.65 S$0.86 * EZ Link Card Senior Citizen Fares: S$0.65 * EZ Link Card Child… …   Wikipedia

  • Charge of the Light Brigade — This article is about the cavalry charge. For the poem by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, see The Charge of the Light Brigade (poem). For other uses, see Charge of the Light Brigade (disambiguation). Charge of the Light Brigade …   Wikipedia

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