grab/hit/make the headlines

hit the headlines

To appear prominently in media reports. We need to have all the marketing materials ready before the merger hits the headlines.
See also: headline, hit
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grab the headlines

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grab headlines

If someone or something grabs the headlines or grabs headlines, they get a lot of attention in the newspapers, on TV, etc. He is not among the players who have been grabbing the headlines this season. His visit to the US is bound to grab headlines.
See also: grab, headline
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hit the headlines

be written about or given attention as news.
See also: headline, hit
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grab/hit/make the ˈheadlines

(informal) be an important item of news in newspapers or on the radio or television: His reputation has suffered a lot since the scandal over his love affair hit the headlines.
See also: grab, headline, hit, make
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