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To be, or to become popular or fashionable - thesaurus


catch on

to become popular or fashionable



if an activity is booming, it is becoming very popular

come in

to become fashionable at a particular time



if something appeals to you, you like it or want it



to become, or to make something become, active, successful, or popular again



to be a very popular subject discussed on the microblogging service Twitter



to be popular

grow on

if something or someone grows on you, you start to like them more

come back

to become fashionable again

set a trend

to do something new that becomes popular

be in demand

to be wanted by a lot of people

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be in favor/out of favor

popular or fashionable at a particular time

be in someone’s good/bad graces

to be in a situation in which someone is pleased or angry with you

be on the march

if something such as an idea or opinion is on the march, it is steadily becoming more popular

be right up someone’s alley

to be what someone likes or is good at doing

be the toast of something

to be very popular in a particular place or group



to give someone pleasure or enjoyment

come of age

to become accepted and respected by most people

go down a storm

to be very popular

make a splash

to do or say something that becomes very popular or is noticed by a lot of people



to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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