crowd-puller

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crowd-puller

Something or someone that is popular and attracts a large audience. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. The critics are saying that this film is going to be a real crowd-puller, so we should buy our tickets before they sell out!
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It is 46 years old this year but Joseph remains a crowd-puller and pleaser, attracting packed audiences who know the words almost as well as the cast.
Enjoying a huge following in the region, Nancy Ajram's appearance on stage at Modhesh World is expected to be a crowd-puller and is bound to offer a memorable musical evening to families visiting Modhesh World, especially since she will be singing her hits dedicated to children.
Barney Francis, head of Sky Sports, claimed the Premier League was much more of a crowd-puller than the Champions League.
the charity is going to all three party conferences and hope Grant's stardust will be a crowd-puller.
And while in the forestry section, watch out for Titan the Robot - always a crowd-puller.
Over 17,500 people flocked to the sell-out launch of Taste of Birmingham in 2006, and this year's event - backed by the Birmingham Post and Mail - promises to be even more of a crowd-puller, with an estimated 25,000 people expected.
However, rules should never stand in the way of common sense and when a human administrative error causes a horse like Baracouda to miss a Grade 1 race, then I feel there should be a safety net in place to ensure such a crowd-puller is accommodated.
Arthur, who won the European title from long-standing champion Boris Sinitsin last month, is on record as saying he doesn't think a showdown with Limond would be a crowd-puller.
A pair of nesting birds were such a crowd-puller they were commemorated.
The success of activity events such as the Mini Live Adventure at last month's show has convinced the organisers that similar live events will be a crowd-puller in the future.
Foot-and-mouth restrictions mean no livestock will be shown at the December 4 fair at the Builth Wells showground but the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society says its alternative programme, featuring among other things the introduction of horses, will still be a crowd-puller.
Having a premiere in Dubai might have helped initially, but then the end-product has to be good for it to be a crowd-puller.
Always a crowd-puller is the running of the champion Cob.
The Mixim is a crowd-puller for the forthcoming Frankfurt motor show and is reckoned to appeal to younger drivers.
Asked about the possibility of imposing a ratings ceiling for the race to prevent a repeat in future, Tote spokesman Andy Clifton said: "We would look at it and gauge reaction from the BHB and the course, but I'm sure Sandown would love to have Baracouda there as he'd be a crowd-puller.