cause a commotion

cause a commotion

To incite trouble or excitement. My best friend's pink hair caused quite a commotion at our very strict school. This band has caused a commotion with teenagers all across the nation—screaming fans greet them everywhere they go!
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cause a commotion

Also, cause a stir. Give rise to a disturbance, raise a fuss. For example, The opening debate was so bitter it caused a commotion in the legislature, or Her entrance always caused a stir.
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According to the police at around 8pm during the baggage control check the woman and her daughter, who were due to fly out of Cyprus, started to shout and cause a commotion.
The face serum caused stampedes in the aisles and this version for the body is also set to cause a commotion.
While her name may mean "delicate and sensitive" in Arabic, Queen Latifah likes to cause a commotion. First she rocked the male-dominated world of rap as a groundbreaking female superstar.