While visiting the artist, the curators candidly asked Johns to allow MoMA to debut his newest, and then unfinished, collection.
In five to 10 years, the species could make its debut inside the Beltway, he says.
Heidi W. Durrow heard the rejections of her debut novel so many times over so many years that she had them memorized.
It will likely conclude before the 10th anniversary of the show's May 31, 2000, debut.
In her debut novel, Anna North shows us a disturbing vision of the future that is disturbingly similar to our present.
Invitations to the debut of Lady Muriel were crossing the Atlantic.
Never was debut so successful, as Chloe's first appearance in Camden Place.
I remember a singular incident which attended the debut of a newly arrived company.
Emma made her toilet with the fastidious care of an actress on her debut.
However, suffice it to say that fifty years ago I made my debut as an actor in my native city of Boston.
1751, from French début "first appearance," a figurative use from débuter "make the first stroke at billiards," also "to lead off at bowls" (a game akin to bowling), 16c., from but "mark, goal," from Old French but "end" (see butt (n.3)). The verb is first attested 1830.
Début can only be pronounced as French, and should not be used by anyone who shrinks from the necessary effort. [Fowler]