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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He loves being the centre of attention and his world is all about Cliff Richard and has little time for anyone else.
The Lebanese beauty might have just enjoyed two full days in the spotlight shooting the video, but she's sure to be happy not to have to wait too long before being centre of attention once again as the video is set for release by the the end of the year.
The England midfielder again watched his new team-mates from the dugout and, yet again, was the centre of attention for the cluster of photographers and television crews that tried to get a glimpse of him.
Topping the bill is Nicky Cook's challenge for the WBO featherweight title against American Steven Luevano, but it is Khan's toughest assignment yet that will be the centre of attention on July 14.
HE'S often the centre of attention, but today he's at the centre of England's midfield.
She says he has been a hit with visitors and loves being the centre of attention
Drawing, Martinez says, on "the myth of the romantic traveler," her exhibition involves forty-nine artists, ranging from the elegant (Ghada Amer) to the profane (Oleg Kulik) and including interesting collaborations like Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla, Christoph Buchel and Gianni Motti, Blue Noses, and the Centre of Attention.
CRUSADERS midfielder Gavin Arthur will be the centre of attention on Wednesday night as Crystal Palace march into town for his testimonial.
MARIO JARDEL was the centre of attention after a dire match.

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