burst onto the scene

burst onto the scene

1. To emerge or appear suddenly. As soon as the boys started shoving each other at recess, several teachers burst onto the scene.
2. To suddenly gain fame, attention, or recognition. She's been acting for years, but now that she's been nominated for an Academy Award, she's really burst onto the scene.
See also: burst, scene
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

burst onto the scene

Fig. to appear suddenly in a location. When Charles burst onto the scene, no one was prepared for the news he brought. The police suddenly burst onto the scene and arrested everyone in the room.
See also: burst, scene
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Speaking to BBC Radio 5Live, he said: "I think that Rashford, especially when he burst onto the scene, we saw flashes of a striker that can go into the space and he can link up, and he can finish.
He burst onto the scene and got all our hopes up, and it's difficult coming through as a local lad and a young kid with this expectation on your shoulders.
Shaheen burst onto the scene with his sensational bowling spell in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy, picking up eight wickets for just 39 runs; the best-ever figures for a first-class debut.
The Brooklyn native, born as Sidney Selby, burst onto the scene in 2016 with the release of his rap song Panda, which earned him his first MTV Video Music Awards nomination for Best Hip Hop Video.
Mbappe burst onto the scene in last season's Champions League with Monaco.
Simpson, who burst onto the scene in 2015, has had a frustrating time with injuries, but following a major knee injury is fully fit and hopes to take full advantage of the extended opportunity at the Giants.
He had first burst onto the scene with the Experience, but this live album showcases a talent who still had it, despite the increasing use of drugs which ultimately led to his premature death, aged just 27.
I cannot help but remember how Emily Gravett burst onto the scene with Wolves-her Macmillan student prize-winning entry that became her first published book (and which went on to win the Kate Greenaway medal).