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bring into the open

To write clearly and concisely, use a verb like disclose, expose, reveal, show or divulge to replace the wordy expression bring into the open. Other possibilities include make known or make public.

  • Wordy: The audit brought the company’s financial status into the open.
  • Concise: The audit disclosed the company’s financial status.
  • Wordy: The investigation brought the crime into the open.
  • Concise: The investigation exposed the crime.
  • Wordy: The talent competition brought the contestants’ skill into the open.
  • Concise: The talent competition revealed (or showed) the contestants’ skill.
  • Wordy: The media report brought the contents of the letter into the open.
  • Concise: The media report divulged the contents of the letter.
  • Concise: The media report made the contents of the letter known (or public).