Example sentences for: spotlight

How can you use “spotlight” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The advent of Elvis was in large part an attack on Sinatra and his generation, a way of saying no to people sitting on wooden stools under a spotlight crooning insincerely.

  • Take the spotlight off of them until the Christmas tree lights come down in January 2000.

  • When I went online in the early '90s, the first thing I thought (and posted in a chat group) was: "Oh, now someone will remake The Shop Around the Corner with e-mail"--which I mention to spotlight not my prescience but the obviousness of the idea.

  • Puerto Vallarta was launched into the international spotlight when Hollywood director John Huston decided to film the Tennessee Williams’ play, Night of the Iguana, on nearby Mismaloya Beach.

  • What Michael Ovitz's unparalleled severance package (assuming it is paid in full) has done is to shine a huge spotlight on that dirty little secret.


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