make, cause, etc. a splash
cause a splash
To be very successful and garner a lot of public attention. The low-budget indie movie is causing a big splash with audiences worldwide. The video game franchise was canceled after its latest entry failed to cause a splash.
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make, cause, etc. a ˈsplash(informal) attract a lot of attention, for example in the newspapers, because you are famous: Their wedding created quite a splash in the newspapers.
See also: splash
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