be in the limelight

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be in the limelight

To be the center of attention. The phrase refers to a type of lamp that was previously used in theatrical stage lighting. My sister loves being in the limelight, but I get really nervous on stage. Once news of this scandal breaks, our company will be in the limelight for months.
See also: limelight

be in the limelight

to receive attention and interest from the public
Usage notes: Limelight was a type of lighting used in the past in theatres to light the stage.
He's been in the limelight recently, following the publication of a controversial novel.
See also: limelight