One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Used to draw attention to an important or noteworthy fact or occurrence.‘Pop star tries new look. Blimey, hold the front page’
- ‘We weren't exactly holding the front page with that revelation.’
- ‘It was certainly not the kind of news for which editors hold the front page.’
- ‘The salient fact, nevertheless, about the Scottish game is not that it is dull, hold the front page, but that it is bereft of any creative thinking.’
- ‘A newspaper finds a positive trend… … hold the front page.’
- ‘And talking of oddball ideas… Toshiba launched a new notebook last week (hold the front page!’
- ‘Hold the front page: our heroes remain mislaid.’
- ‘I mean… it's hardly going to make anyone hold the front page, is it?’
- ‘Oh my god, sex has something to do with social relations, hold the front page.’
- ‘Hold the front page for that one, lad.’
- ‘Hold the front page for that one!’
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