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English definition of “make your presence felt”

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make your presence felt

C2 to have a strong effect on other people or on a situation: The new police chief has really made his presence felt.
Translations of “make your presence felt”
in Chinese (Traditional) 突顯自己, (對人群或局勢)發揮作用…
in Chinese (Simplified) 突显自己, (对人群或局势)发挥作用…
(Definition of make your presence felt from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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