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take center stage

To be the main focus. I'm not talking about my promotion today because my sister's engagement should take center stage. Her photos took center stage at the exhibit.
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take centre stage

COMMON If someone or something takes centre stage, they become the most significant or noticeable person or item in a situation. Note: `Centre' is spelled `center' in American English. This theme takes centre stage in his latest novel. Note: Verbs such as hold and occupy are also used instead of take. She has held centre stage for a decade now and has just enjoyed her biggest US hit in years. The summit is the first time he has occupied centre stage at an important international gathering since coming to power last year. Note: The stage referred to is in the theatre. The centre of the stage is the position where actors are most noticeable.
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Since Nikolais's death in 1993, Louis has taken center stage, evident in the conjoined company's name and the mix of dance pieces during this New York City season: one Nikolais and two all-Louis programs.
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Since opening its markets to join the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 2002, the Chinese entertainment market has taken center stage in preparation for the 2008 Olympics in Beijing and the 2010 World's Fair in Shanghai.