set/start a (new) trend

idiom

: to do something that others are copying
The director has set/started a (new) trend in moviemaking.

Examples of set/start a (new) trend in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One day does not start a trend but, this sizable of a dispersion is a sign that smaller capitalization companies that have significant interest rate sensitivity may have the ability to go on a bit of a catch-up run. Jeff Kilburg, CNBC, 12 July 2024 Find it on Amazon Distinctive Decorative Pumpkins These Decorative Pumpkins are a great way to stand out and set a trend. Hannah Rice, Rolling Stone, 14 Nov. 2023 And the bubbly contortionist, 42, might have set a trend with those one-of-a-kind movements. Stephanie Sengwe, Peoplemag, 30 Oct. 2023 Barring an adjustment to the collective bargaining agreement, the Angels could set a trend of noncontenders shedding salary via waivers. Peter Abraham, BostonGlobe.com, 2 Sep. 2023 The basic question is: Will this start a trend of elite high school players leaving high school early, especially in Texas, where the UIL is clear in its stance? Greg Riddle, Dallas News, 2 Aug. 2021 The reunion is an unconventional stop for a press tour, but maybe this will start a new trend. Tom Smyth, Vulture, 13 Oct. 2022 Though her joke did cause a bit of controversy, Sasha says her goal was just to show herself love, not start a trend. Gabi Thorne, Allure, 11 Aug. 2022 The popularity of the pie set a new trend for amusement parks and the shop became an official LaRosa’s franchise. Jeff Suess, The Enquirer, 1 Apr. 2022

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“Set/start a (new) trend.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/set%2Fstart%20a%20%28new%29%20trend. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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