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hit the headlines

to appear in the news suddenly or receive a lot of attention in news reports: He hit the headlines two years ago when he was arrested for selling drugs to the mayor's nephew.
(Definition of hit the headlines from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hit the headlines”
in Chinese (Simplified) 突然成为媒体头条, 受到媒体强烈关注…
in Chinese (Traditional) 突然成為媒體頭條, 受到媒體強烈關注…
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