shine a spotlight on (someone or something)

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shine a spotlight on (someone or something)

To focus on or bring attention to someone or something. The article shines a spotlight on the need for government investment in public utilities and infrastructure. We're trying to shine a spotlight on students who have made important contributions to the community.
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Jolie does vital work by using her star status to shine a spotlight on the corruption, abuse and misery that blights the lives of thousands of vulnerable women in conflict zones, providing a platform and a voice for those who have none.
The Building Brooklyn Awards enable the Brooklyn Chamber to shine a spotlight on a diverse selection of exciting projects that represent major new investment in our borough," said Kenneth Adams, president of the Brooklyn Chamber.
In addition, by being there, they try to shine a spotlight on this situation of violence.
Building Brooklyn Awards enable the Brooklyn Chamber to shine a spotlight on a diverse and exciting selection of projects that represent the incredible amount of new investment in our borough," said Kenneth Adams, President of the Brooklyn Chamber.