take center stage

idiom

: to be in a main or very important position
The issue is expected to take center stage in the elections.

Examples of take center stage in a Sentence

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“Take center stage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20center%20stage. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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