Had Edwards won Iowa, a few Edwards aides who knew of the affair were prepared to go public, destroying his chances.
Rather than giving him her usual spiel and urging him to go public, she hides him—in the Rensselaer house with Ben.
Seriously, Vladimir, the Sochi Games would be the perfect place to go public.
Your decision to go public about your sexual orientation gives hope and light to so many young people still living in fear.
On Wednesday, he tweeted, “SpaceX will go public at some point, as I think it should ultimately be owned primarily by the public.”
He gave her some money within probably a week or ten days of when she decided to go public.
A free society depends on people who are willing to go public when they see wrongdoing.
Zynga, the maker of Mafia Wars and FarmVille, is about to go public in the biggest tech stock offering since Google.
And, most strikingly, Marianne Gingrich, wife No. 2, decided to go public and mark her territory.
After threatening to quit—and go public about the racial and gender reasons—Simpson was suddenly back on NBC Nightly News.
late 14c., "open to general observation," from Old French public (c.1300) and directly from Latin publicus "of the people; of the state; done for the state," also "common, general, public; ordinary, vulgar," and as a noun, "a commonwealth; public property," altered (probably by influence of Latin pubes "adult population, adult") from Old Latin poplicus "pertaining to the people," from populus "people" (see people (n.)).
Early 15c. as "pertaining to the people." From late 15c. as "pertaining to public affairs;" meaning "open to all in the community" is from 1540s in English. An Old English adjective in this sense was folclic. Public relations first recorded 1913 (after an isolated use by Thomas Jefferson in 1807).
Public office "position held by a public official" is from 1821; public service is from 1570s; public interest from 1670s. Public-spirited is from 1670s. Public enemy is attested from 1756. Public sector attested from 1949.
Public school is from 1570s, originally, in Britain, a grammar school endowed for the benefit of the public, but most have evolved into boarding-schools for the well-to-do. The main modern meaning in U.S., "school (usually free) provided at public expense and run by local authorities," is attested from 1640s. For public house, see pub.
"the community," 1610s, from public (adj.); meaning "people in general" is from 1660s. In public "in public view, publicly" is attested from c.1500.
To reveal oneself; acknowledge openly; come out of the closet: how she adjusted to going public as a single-breasted woman/ Rumor is that the FBI is about to go public with another suspect
[fr the financial idiom go public, ''offer stock for sale in the stock market after it had previously been held in a family or otherwise privately'']