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centre of attention

This page is about the collocation centre of attention

collocation pattern: noun + noun

Meaning

the main focus of interest or attention

For example

  • I'm shy, so I don't like being the centre of attention.

  • As soon as Princess Diana entered a room, she'd become the centre of everyone's attention.

Quick Quiz

You're the centre of attention if

a. everyone's looking at you

b. you're looking at everyone

c. you're in the centre of a room

Contributor: Matt Errey