➤ seek publicity 求名/出风头
We don't seek publicity for what we do.
➤ steal the spotlight 抢风头/吸引注意力
But its focus on the emerging economies may soon steal the spotlight.
➤ seek the limelight 出风头/爱出风头
They must overcome the tendency to seek the limelight.
➤ make a hit 出风头/大获成功
Although he wants to make a hit, I think he hasn't got much to show off.
➤ cut a (smart) figure 显得突出/惹人注目
Jerry thinks he cuts quite a figure with the ladies in his new mohair suit.
➤ push oneself forward 突出自己/表现自己
He wants to push himself forward and be different from the others.
➤ hog the limelight 出风头/成为关注焦点
Now, Bert, quit hogging the limelight.
➤ court publicity 自我宣传/求名/沽名钓誉
Having spent a lifetime avidly courting publicity, Paul has suddenly become secretive.
➤ exhibitionist 喜欢出风头的人/倾向自我宣传的人
I'm an exhibitionist, and I get off on the entertainment we give people.
➤ cut a dash 大出风头/摆阔
He cut a dash with fine clothes.
➤ steal the show 大出风头/喧宾夺主
The world's top 400-meter hurdler stole the show at the track and field meet.