on the scene
Definition of on the scene
—used to say that someone or something is or has become an important part of a situation, activity, etc. She was lonely for a while, but now there's a new boyfriend on the scene. a popular singer who first burst on the scene last year Our lives have changed a lot since computers have come/appeared on the scene.
Word by Word Definitions
: one of the subdivisions of a play: such as
: a division of an act presenting continuous action in one place
: a single situation or unit of dialogue in a play
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