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be the talk of the town

To be a person or topic that many people are currently talking about in a certain area (typically a small town), most often due to their involvement in some recent event. My brother was the talk of the town after leading the team to a state championship. How did you not hear about the fire at city hall last night? It's the talk of the town!
See also: of, talk, town

the talk of the town

A person or topic that many people are currently talking about in a certain area, typically due to recent eventfulness. My brother was the talk of the town after leading the high school team to a state championship. How did you not hear about the fire at city hall last night? It's the talk of the town!
See also: of, talk, town
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be the talk of something

(informal) be something that everyone is interested in and talking about: His collection is the talk of the Milan fashion shows.Overnight, she became the talk of the town (= famous).
See also: of, something, talk
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