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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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The nation's appetite was whetted yet again, and we are now seeing a third series, with Jenna and Tom once more taking centre stage, but with added zest and spice introduced to the script.
The world would surely welcome Mrs Obama taking centre stage and bringing the White House curtain down on what has been a terrible performance by Trump.
Summary: New Delhi [India] December 4 (ANI): In the wake of Delhi's air pollution levels taking centre stage during the third and final test match between India and Sri Lanka, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Secretary, Amitabh Chaudhary on Monday said scheduling of the matches could be considered in the national capital keeping in view the existing pollution condition.
The whole cast of mini monsters, dancing ghouls and villagers had a ball with Junior 6 taking centre stage for the very last time.
TAKING centre stage this week is the Scottish Cup with Ayrshire giants Auchinleck and Irvine Meadow heading the betting at 8-1.
The piece was commissioned from writer and performer Mike Levanzin, who was taking centre stage as John Newton.
THIS year's X-Factor finalists will be taking centre stage when they perform at Birmingham NEC as part of a UK arena tour.
"Dance is the Cinderella of our culture, it's only been taking centre stage in recent times."
Then the band turned into Santana, circa 1972, with fuzzy electric guitars taking centre stage. What a party.
The S4C pavilion is offering allday entertainment for children on the field with the channel's Planed Plant presenters and characters taking centre stage.
The provincial government's Living Legacy program may be taking centre stage when it comes to forestry and the enviroumentin Ontario, but that doesn't mean forestry companies and other groups throughout the province aren't taking the initiative to address forest-related environmental concerns.
The lights went out on Scotland's Under-21s last night as they found themselves taking centre stage in a floodlight farce in Belgium.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Dec 3 (ANI): In the wake of Delhi's air pollution levels taking centre stage during the third and final test match between India and Sri Lanka, Indian bowling coach Bharat Arun on Sunday said the Indian cricket team was focussed on playing the match and achieving for the country.
A Huddersfield company is taking centre stage at a top pet show.
THE Border Hound Trailing Association, plus packs from right across north Northumberland and the Borders, will be taking centre stage tomorrow as part of Kelso Racecourse's Countryside Day.