make the headlines


make the headlines
make (the) headlines to become an important news story.

Stephen King made headlines by electronically distributing his novella.

The group made the headlines for supporting Fox in his successful bid for Mexico's presidency.


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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 — 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 headlines — make (the) headlines to become an important news story. Stephen King made headlines by electronically distributing his novella. The group made the headlines for supporting Fox in his successful bid for Mexico s presidency …   New idioms dictionary

  • make — make1 [māk] vt. made, making [ME maken < OE macian, akin to Ger machen < IE base * maĝ , to knead, press, stretch > MASON, Gr magis, kneaded mass, paste, dough, mageus, kneader] 1. to bring into being; specif., a) to form by shaping or… …   English World dictionary

  • make — make1 [ meık ] (past tense and past participle made [ meıd ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 create/produce something ▸ 2 do/say something ▸ 3 cause something to happen ▸ 4 force someone to do something ▸ 5 arrange something ▸ 6 earn/get money ▸ 7 give a total ▸… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • make — I UK [meɪk] / US verb Word forms make : present tense I/you/we/they make he/she/it makes present participle making past tense made UK [meɪd] / US past participle made *** Get it right: make: When make means to cause or force someone to do… …   English dictionary

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