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.
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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.
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Since she burst onto the scene in the early 1990s, the icon amassed an army of followers who are devastated at her untimely passing.
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).
First-generation stars, forged from pristine hydrogen and helium gas produced just minutes after the Big Bang, burst onto the scene about 13.
Metro Radio Arena Since they burst onto the scene in 1985 with their seminal cover of 'Money's To Tight To Mention', Simply Red have made a string of classic, landmark albums that defined British RnB throughout the 1980s and 1990s, introducing a generation to the joys of soul music and Mick Hucknall's iconic voice.
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So technology burst onto the scene, like those ubiquitous Keurig coffee brewing systems.
Triada Studio Games have burst onto the scene with a touchscreen game that defines a new sub-genre within the puzzling domain, turning the concept of shadow puppets into intriguing brain-teasers.
The 6-foot-4, 180-pound Franks burst onto the scene as a junior and immediately gave Leominster a tremendous downfield threat for its dangerous offense.
Sneeze burst onto the scene in 1969, winning fans with their progressive rock and horn section, and last performed together live in 1971 - at the Rex Hotel in Whitley Bay -before splitting up the following year, when they all went their separate ways.
The couple had burst onto the scene 20 years ago, at the premiere of Hugh's, 'Four Weddings and a Funeral' - when Hurley wore that dress - the couple remain close, the Mirror reported.
Jones, from Neath, burst onto the scene at the 2012 World Championship with a run to the quarter-finals and would have expected to brush aside the world number 91, whose short-term goal is simply to make enough money to give up his job as a taxi driver.
RATING: FRANZ FERDINAND Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action IT'S been almost a decade since Scottish rockers Franz Ferdinand burst onto the scene with breakthrough single Take Me Out.