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make waves

informal
C2 to be very active so that other people notice you, often in a way that intentionally causes trouble: If a member of the Cabinet started making waves, the prime minister simply got rid of them.
Translations of “make waves”
in Chinese (Traditional) (故意)興風作浪,挑起事端…
in Chinese (Simplified) (故意)兴风作浪,挑起事端…
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