The 'show' group
These verbs are concerned with showing that a situation exists or showing what it is like.
People can provide practical help or demonstrate how you can overcome a particular problem.
The film's director prefers to show what a hideous and futile business fighting a war can be.
The verbs indicate, show, underline, and underscore have inanimate Subjects.The other verbs in this group sometimes have inanimate Subjects.
confirm (whether) demonstrate illustrate indicate prove (whether) reveal show signal underline underscore
A hormone profile will indicate whether there is a possible problem.
The incident underlines how easily things can go wrong on holiday.