From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmake a splashmake a splashinformalATTENTION to do something that gets a lot of public attentionRussell’s new show made a big splash in New York. →splash
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make a splash• You could always make a splash at your local pool.• Cameron Diaz made a big splash in "The Mask."• How could such a one as Hatton restrain himself from making a splash?• He was going to make a splash the nature of which was still to be determined.• To make a splash in this town it takes a revolutionaryconcept or a multimillion-dollar decor.• As a team, the two made splashes with the Royalton and Paramounthotels in New York.