in the public eye
/ɪnðə pˈʌblɪk ˈaɪ/
used to describe someone or something that attracts a great deal of public attention
big name
/bˈɪɡ nˈeɪm/
used to refer to someone who is very successful and widely recognized
big noise
/bˈɪɡ nˈɔɪz/
someone who is widely recognized in a particular group, organization, field, etc.
flavor of the month / week
/flˈeɪvɚɹ ʌvðə mˈʌnθ wˈiːk/
someone or something that manages to attract a lot of attention and popularity for a short period of time
to hit the big time
/hˈɪt ðə bˈɪɡ tˈaɪm/
to experience a sudden rise to fame and glory
to make a name for oneself
/mˌeɪk ɐ nˈeɪm fɔːɹ wʌnsˈɛlf/
to become well-known or respected in a particular field or area through one's achievements or actions
to make it big
/mˌeɪk ɪt bˈɪɡ/
to reach a great level of fame and success
to put sb/sth on the map
/pˌʊt ˌɛsbˈiː slˈæʃ ˌɛstˌiːˈeɪtʃ ɑːnðə mˈæp/
to make someone or something become renowned
to clear one's name
/klˈɪɹ wˈʌnz nˈeɪm/
to prove someone's innocence or remove suspicion surrounding someone's reputation
talk of the town
/tˈɔːk ʌvðə tˈaʊn/
something or someone that is currently the subject of a lot of gossip and discussion among the people in a particular community or social circle
to save face
/sˈeɪv fˈeɪs/
to take action or make a statement in order to avoid embarrassment, humiliation, or loss of respect
in the spotlight / limelight
/ɪnðə spˈɑːtlaɪt lˈaɪmlaɪt/
someone or something that receives a lot of attention by the public
to unring the / a bell
/ˈʌnɹɪŋ ðə ɔːɹ ɐ bˈɛl/
to undo or reverse something that has already been said or done, particularly when it is impossible to truly forget or ignore its impact or consequences
big fish in a small pond
/bˈɪɡ fˈɪʃ ɪn ɐ smˈɔːl pˈɑːnd/
someone who is important or influential within a small or limited group, but who may not be as significant or well-known in a larger context
to have the world at one's feet
/hæv ðə wˈɜːld æt wˈʌnz fˈiːt/
to be highly successful and popular
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