grab (the) headlines

idiom

: to be given much attention in the news
A new cancer treatment grabbed (the) headlines this week.

Examples of grab (the) headlines in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While sophisticated malware attacks grab the headlines—this is a much more realistic threat to you and your finances. Zak Doffman, Forbes, 28 Feb. 2024 But while such incidents grab headlines, more low-key efforts are also underway. Sophie Tanno, CNN, 28 Jan. 2024 Hot Air Congress knows how to grab headlines—making laws is another conversation. Matt Laslo, WIRED, 22 Dec. 2023 Meanwhile, the pro-DeSantis super PAC Never Back Down continues to grab headlines amid internal turmoil. Bridget Bowman, NBC News, 4 Dec. 2023 However, these developments have dovetailed such that Phillips could grab headlines by winning — or coming close — in New Hampshire, with unknown consequences for the rest of the primary campaign. Geoffrey Skelley, ABC News, 31 Oct. 2023 And some of his controversial positions and comments have continued to grab headlines, including his immigration policies. Mark Murray, NBC News, 21 Sep. 2023 Sideline dustups during football games tend to grab headlines. Mark Heim | Mheim@al.com, al, 28 Aug. 2023 Of course, the war in Ukraine has thinned out their numbers over the last two summers and helped restore the sense that Forte dei Marmi is a secret that Italians want to keep for themselves, a luxury resort that’s all too happy to let Amalfi grab headlines. Mark Ellwood, Robb Report, 15 June 2023

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“Grab (the) headlines.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grab%20%28the%29%20headlines. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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