put somebody/something on the map

put something on the map

Fig. to make some place famous or popular. The good food you serve here will really put this place on the map. Nothing like a little scandal to put an otherwise sleepy town on the map.
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put on the map

Make famous, publicize, as in The incident got on the national news and put our community on the map. This expression, alluding to a locality that formerly was too small to put on a map, dates from the early 1900s.
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put something on the map

make something prominent or important.
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put somebody/something on the ˈmap

make somebody/something famous or important: Her performance in her first film really put her on the map.The newspaper story put the village on the map.
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put on the map

To make well-known, prominent, or famous.
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