In the Spotlight

Welcome to English in a minute.Some phrases in American English like to get all the attention!In the spotlight.Let’s see if Anna and Jonathan can shed some light on this expression.How’d your party go last night?
It was pretty fun.Jake went crazy though!Oh no,what did he do?!There must have been too much sugar in the punch bowl because he started dancing all over the furniture,Jake does love being in the spotlight.Totally.And then he jumped into my swimming pool!”In the spotlight”means to be at the center of attention.It comes from someone actually being in a spotlight on stage.In our example,Jake loves to be the center of attention,which explains his wild behavior.And that’s English in a minute!

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