steal the show

steal the show
затмить всех; оказаться в центре внимания; ≈ заткнуть всех за пояс [этим. театр.]

...then suddenly Mrs. Jessup recalled that she had seen a play given by the students at the high school, and in it by the extraordinary verve of her acting was a girl who had "stolen the show". (U. Sinclair, ‘World's End’, ch. 23) — Миссис Джессоп... вспомнила, что в прошлом году видела любительский спектакль в городской школе и там была одна из старших учениц, которая поразила всех необыкновенной живостью своей игры.

But as usual Eric Shilling as the Lord Chancellor stole the show. — Как всегда, Эрик Шиллинг в роли лорд-канцлера затмил всех остальных актеров.


Большой англо-русский фразеологический словарь. - М.: «Русский язык-Медиа».. 2006.

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  • steal the show — 1. To win the most applause 2. To attract the most publicity or admiration • • • Main Entry: ↑show steal the show see under ↑show • • • Main Entry: ↑steal * * * steal the show …   Useful english dictionary

  • steal the show — {v. phr.} To act or do so well in a performance that you get most of the attention and the other performers are unnoticed. * /Mary was in only one scene of the play, but she stole the show from the stars./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • steal the show — {v. phr.} To act or do so well in a performance that you get most of the attention and the other performers are unnoticed. * /Mary was in only one scene of the play, but she stole the show from the stars./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • steal the show — If you steal the show, you act or do so well in a performance that you get most of the attention …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • steal the show — ► steal the show attract the most attention and praise. Main Entry: ↑steal …   English terms dictionary

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  • steal the show —    A person who steals the show gets more attention or praise than the other participants.     The Japanese competitor stole the show at the Olympic games …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • steal\ the\ show — v. phr. To act or do so well in a performance that you get most of the attention and the other performers are unnoticed. Mary was in only one scene of the play, but she stole the show from the stars …   Словарь американских идиом

  • steal the show — be the favorite performer, receive the most applause    The little Peterson girl stole the show with her fine tap dancing …   English idioms

  • steal the show — act or do so well in a performance that you get most of the attention The little boy stole the show at the music festival …   Idioms and examples

  • steal the show — to get all the attention and praise at an event or performance. All the singers were good, but 16 year old Karine stole the show …   New idioms dictionary


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