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1the limelight‘she couldn't conceal her excitement at being back in the limelight’
the focus of attention, public attention, public notice, public interest, the public eye, media attention, media interest
public recognition, publicity, the glare of publicity, prominence, exposure, hype, glare, the spotlight
fame, renown, celebrity, stardom, notability, eminence
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.