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be news

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe newsbe newsif someone or something is news, people are interested in them at the moment and want to know about them European fashions are big news right now in the States. news
Examples from the Corpus
be newsHer relationship with Ace was news.Color is news for guys, who in the past have been stuck with old-man shades like navy, maroon and beige.This is where reports of local horticultural societies, women's institutes, school governors, and local elections are news.And since Dolly, formerly Shovehalfpenny, also had clothes made by Irena, might there not be news of Felix?So, 18 months before the primary election, their being together was news.What is news depends on what makes a good story.Once or twice he's spotted guys who were news at the time.
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