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hit the headlines

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhit the headlineshit the headlinesto be reported widely on television, in newspapers etc The couple hit the headlines last year when their relationship broke down. hit
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hit the headlinesIt's the E.coli 0157 strain that often hits the headlines.Only a life-or-death issue such as a liver or heart will hit the headlines.Pundits' predictions of repossessions topping 80,000 during 1991 hit the headlines.Their problems all hit the headlines.Not long afterwards the Dams Raid took place, and this did hit the headlines and captured the imagination of the public.The village hit the headlines, however, in a tragic way when an accident and fire happened on 13 October 1928.They hit the headlines last year when Richard left his first wife, Caroline, a housemaid with Princess Diana.Institutions that hit the headlines with accounts paying top-flight rates might also have a few skeletons in the cupboard.
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