I missed the game, but I saw the highlights on the evening news. Verb
Unfortunately, the media insisted upon highlighting his troubled past.
Our trip was highlighted by a great jazz concert we attended.
The students highlighted important vocabulary words in their textbooks.
Important names and dates in each chapter are highlighted.
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The soft, upcycled wool and fleece lining was a particular highlight, while the EVA midsole offers great support for extended periods of standing or walking.—Jessica MacDonald, Travel + Leisure, 21 Nov. 2023 Available in six colors at an affordable price, it’s set to be a highlight of your collection.—Samantha Booth, Rolling Stone, 21 Nov. 2023 Her modeling career highlights include the cover of Marie Claire, as well as for brands including Armani, La Perla and Victoria's Secret.—Jessica Sager, Peoplemag, 17 Nov. 2023 Other highlights from the collection include vintages of the First Growths, large formats from Pomerol and Saint-Emilion including Cheval Blanc and Pétrus, champagne from Salon and Cristal, and classic Napa from Dunn and Philip Togni.—Chris Gardner, The Hollywood Reporter, 16 Nov. 2023 Take a half-mile stroll through Brookside Gardens’ Garden of Lights in Wheaton, where highlights include long tunnels of lights and animated animals.—Washington Post, 16 Nov. 2023 The Foos previously visited Austin City Limits in 2009 and 2015, highlights from which were compiled into an hour-long 2021 special.—Jonathan Cohen, SPIN, 16 Nov. 2023 The Israelis also say that Hamas’s use of the hospital highlights how the group defends itself with human shields.—Iyad Abuheweila, New York Times, 15 Nov. 2023 But one of the major highlights of the past few years has been the Ms. Marvel TV series, in which Pakistani-American teen Kamala Khan discovers an intergalactic bracelet belonging to her grandmother, and boom!—David Fear, Rolling Stone, 10 Nov. 2023
Our flagship newsletter highlights the best of The New Yorker, including top stories, fiction, humor, and podcasts.—Bill McKibben, The New Yorker, 23 Nov. 2023 The perks employees want as standard Survey data of more than 5,400 U.S. workers from Gallup and Bentley University has highlighted which workplace policies employees say would have the greatest positive impact on their well-being.—Byeamon Barrett, Fortune, 22 Nov. 2023 While the full details behind the firing of CEO Sam Altman are still not known, the turbulent events highlight wider societal questions over who will control this powerful transformative technology.—Laurent Belsie, The Christian Science Monitor, 22 Nov. 2023 While most recommendations highlight the importance of sleep duration, not all emphasize maintaining a consistent sleep schedule, according to Rebecca Robbins, MMSci, PhD, a sleep researcher at Harvard Medical School.—Mira Miller, Verywell Health, 22 Nov. 2023 The mega-successful K-pop quartet were invested with honorary Members of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) by King Charles to honor the group’s support for campaigns highlighting climate change.—Brittany Spanos, Rolling Stone, 22 Nov. 2023 Recent data on how much money people have tucked away in their 401(k) plans highlights just how far most Americans have to go to reach their retirement savings goals.—Khristopher J. Brooks, CBS News, 21 Nov. 2023 Unlike many of the other educational videos on YouTube, the videos on Gracie's Corner often highlight Black culture.—Stephanie Claytor, Parents, 20 Nov. 2023 Get The Recipe 02 Brown Butter Snickerdoodles Snickerdoodles highlight the spice of the season: cinnamon.—Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 10 Nov. 2023 See More
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