centre of attention

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Noun1.centre of attention - the object upon which interest and attention focuses; "his stories made him the center of the party"
object - the focus of cognitions or feelings; "objects of thought"; "the object of my affection"
conversation piece - something interesting that stimulates conversation
crosshairs - a center of interest; "the war on terrorism has put Saddam Hussein in the crosshairs"
cynosure - something that strongly attracts attention and admiration; "if he was the cynosure of all eyes he didn't notice"
eye-catcher - a striking person or thing that attracts attention
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The patient stood among them a little embarrassed, but not altogether displeased to find himself the centre of attention: he listened confusedly while Dr.
He said that centre of attention in the policies of the PTI government is the common man.
Quentin Tarantino's controversial film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood was the centre of attention. Cast members Margot Robbie and Leonardo DiCaprio stood out on the red carpet - although it was their co-star Dakota Fanning's little sister Elle who stole that particular show.
"Mourinho still wants to be the centre of attention. The problem was Mourinho, right down the line.
Balochistan remained the centre of attention with 354 people martyred in attacks ISLAMABAD:As many as 595 people, including security personnel, were martyred along with 1,030 others injured in 262 terrorist attacks carried out by militant, insurgent and violent sectarian groups across the country during 2018, according to a report compiled by an Islamabad-based think tank.
No longer the centre of attention - would they therefore soon decide to come down from the rooftop?
He said Pakistan has become centre of attention for mainstream international business community due to close collaboration with China and rapid completion of CPEC.
Well, the little one will not be the centre of attention any more.
Gordon Elliott is the centre of attention at the track the following day with a big-race treble; 5.
When you are the centre of attention - and believe it or not it's not where I want to be, I want the team to be centre of attention for all the right reasons - but it was nice."
"He was always the centre of attention at parties - he was definitely like Peter Pan.

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