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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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But second-half goals from youngster Rashford, his sixth since bursting onto the scene in February, and the much-maligned Fellaini booked a semi-final clash with Everton a week on Saturday.
Whyte picked up the Northern Ireland Football Writers young player of the year award in May after bursting onto the scene and helping Stephen Baxter's men to title glory last season.
The PS10m-rated Darmian has emerged as a key figure for Italy after bursting onto the scene at the World Cup in 2014.
The 20-year-old is set to be a leading light at the heart of the Blues defence after bursting onto the scene last season, culminating with making his full England debut earlier in the summer as he just missed out on World Cup selection.
Hingis, who retired for the second time in 2007, spent 209 weeks as the world's top-ranked player after bursting onto the scene as a teenager, the report said.
It was the first time the 17-year-old has ever finished off the top step of the podium at a Games since bursting onto the scene as a 13-year-old double champion in 2008.
Move over finite fossil fuels, a new source of renewable energy may be bursting onto the scene soon.
THE KOOKS YORK HALL, LONDON AFTER bursting onto the scene five years ago The Kooks made the top of the hit parade.
LaPointe scored 12 goals with 20 assists for the Wildcats this year after bursting onto the scene as a freshman with 18 goals and 22 assists.
DELIGHTFUL folk princess Kate Rusby has been pressing all the right buttons with music fans since bursting onto the scene more than a decade ago.
Selby, ranked fourth in the world, has had an amazing few years since bursting onto the scene and will hope to mark his first performance in the event with a win over another of the rising stars of the game, who himself will be looking to reach the semi-final stage for the second successive campaign.
Cruise, 44, has long been one of the movie industry's biggest stars since bursting onto the scene in ``Risky Business'' in 1983.
sapiens, he argues, rather than bursting onto the scene solely among late--Stone Age humans, as presumed by Wynn and Coolidge.
Ballesteros has enjoyed a special relationship with the British public since bursting onto the scene as a 19- year old by finishing second in the 1976 Openchampionship at Birkdale.
Fast-rewind to that 1994 Eurovision telecast, and suddenly we have a young man, Chicago-born Michael Flatley, bursting onto the scene with a staccato jag of tap dance and fierce jumps that made the Irish jig into an international commodity.