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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 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 biz

informal to be very fashionable, popular, or of very high quality

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 bomb (with someone)

to be very successful or popular

go down a storm

to be very popular

in favour

liked, popular, or fashionable at a particular time

make a splash

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



a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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