center of attention

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: 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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"I believe that there is a jealous streak in Meg, she does like to be the center of attention and I feel like that is what is going on now," Samantha said.
Now you always want a man in you life, that you're the center of attention, and that you cannot stand being left behind.)
CENTER OF ATTENTION New tower soars above New York HANG TOUGH Workers inspect a crane at the new Trade Center
March 04 2012 (TUR) -- Turkey continues to be the center of attention at the New York Times Travel Show in 2012 as the main sponsor of the event.
Summary: Victoria Beckham was the center of attention at the 25th annnual British Fashion Awards.
Political scientists say that the low level of political culture, the battle for being in the center of attention, and the attempt to win more political points are the main reasons why politicians decide to use such language.

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