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English definition of “steal the show/scene”

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steal the show/scene

to be the most popular or the best part of an event or situation: The child with the dog stole the show.
Translations of “steal the show/scene”
in Chinese (Traditional) 最受歡迎, 最為出彩…
in Chinese (Simplified) 最受欢迎, 最为出彩…
(Definition of steal the show/scene from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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