make the rounds

idiom

US, of a rumor, a piece of news, etc.
: to be passed from one person to another person and become widely known
Rumors about his resignation were making the rounds.

Examples of make the rounds in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Castillo is about to make the rounds with senior executives in media and entertainment to press them on the lack of progress for Latinos, particularly in the executive suites. Cynthia Littleton, Variety, 8 Apr. 2024 City and federal investigators zeroed in on important details, like the coincidence of the thieves arriving so soon after the second guard left to make the rounds. Clay Risen, New York Times, 29 Feb. 2024 Just days before The Color Purple is set to open in theatres, a Hollywood Reporter piece exploring the hesitancy of studios to promote movie musicals as musicals started to make the rounds online. Kyle Denis, Billboard, 21 Dec. 2023 Screenshots from his video began to make the rounds, and locals plastered images of the woman in the video on posts spanning over a mile around the neighborhood. Sakshi Venkatraman, NBC News, 29 Nov. 2023 In a new interview with Vogue, the Baywatch alum, 56, explained what inspired her to ditch her usual glam and make the rounds of the runway shows in the French capital wearing only some homemade rosehip oil on her face. Erin Clack, Peoplemag, 30 Oct. 2023 So the director flew to Los Angeles to make the rounds. Josh Rottenberg, Los Angeles Times, 30 Nov. 2023 Styles officially debuted the fresh buzzcut (and a new fragrance with his brand, Pleasing) in Vogue on November 15, and the pic quickly began to make the rounds on social media. Kathleen Walsh, Glamour, 16 Nov. 2023 This two-seat pink convertible car is ready to make the rounds around the house as Barbie takes the wheel. Dorian Smith-Garcia, Parents, 8 Nov. 2023

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“Make the rounds.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/make%20the%20rounds. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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