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to the fore

At, in, or toward a position of emphasis, prominence, or importance; to the forefront. Discrepancies in the yearly budget report brought questions of corruption to the fore. The tennis legend came to the fore when she was just 15 years old.
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to the fore

In, into, or toward a position of prominence, as in A new virtuoso pianist has come to the fore. [First half of 1800s]
See also: fore, to
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

to the fore

In, into, or toward a position of prominence: A new virtuoso has come to the fore.
See also: fore, to
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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