Meaning of hold the front page in English:

hold the front page


  • Used to draw attention to an important or noteworthy fact or occurrence.

    ‘Pop star tries new look. Blimey, hold the front page’
    • ‘A newspaper finds a positive trend… … hold the front page.’
    • ‘Oh my god, sex has something to do with social relations, hold the front page.’
    • ‘Hold the front page: our heroes remain mislaid.’
    • ‘It was certainly not the kind of news for which editors hold the front page.’
    • ‘We weren't exactly holding the front page with that revelation.’
    • ‘And talking of oddball ideas… Toshiba launched a new notebook last week (hold the front page!’
    • ‘Hold the front page for that one, lad.’
    • ‘I mean… it's hardly going to make anyone hold the front page, is it?’
    • ‘Hold the front page for that one!’
    • ‘The salient fact, nevertheless, about the Scottish game is not that it is dull, hold the front page, but that it is bereft of any creative thinking.’