steal the spotlight(redirected from steal the show Fig)
steal the show
To become the focus of attention. I'm sorry, I was trying to listen to your speech, but your adorable little sister stole the show when she came prancing out here.
steal the spotlightand steal the show Fig.
to give the best performance in a show, play, or some other event; to get attention for oneself. The lead in the play was very good, but the butler stole the show. Ann always tries to steal the spotlight when she and I make a presentation.