hit the headlines


hit the headlines
To appear prominently in the news, especially on the front page.

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  • hit the headlines — To get prominent attention in the press or other media • • • Main Entry: ↑head * * * make/hit/grab/the headlines phrase to become famous by being reported in the news Thesaurus: to publish something, or to be published …   Useful english dictionary

  • hit the headlines — ► to receive a lot of attention in news reports: »He hit the headlines when he sold a million shares at £5.80 a share. Main Entry: ↑hit …   Financial and business terms

  • hit the headlines — hit/make the headlines to become important news and be reported in the newspapers and on the television and radio. The latest scandal to hit the headlines is about a minister s son arrested for drug dealing …   New idioms dictionary

  • make the headlines — hit/make the headlines to become important news and be reported in the newspapers and on the television and radio. The latest scandal to hit the headlines is about a minister s son arrested for drug dealing …   New idioms dictionary

  • make the headlines — make/hit/grab/the headlines phrase to become famous by being reported in the news Thesaurus: to publish something, or to be publishedsynonym newshyponym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

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