put on the map


put on the map
{v. phr.} To make (a place) well known. * /The first successful climb of Mount Matterhorn put Zermatt, Switzerland, on the map./ * /Shakespeare put his hometown of Stratford-on-Avon on the map./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • put on the map — ► put on the map bring to prominence. Main Entry: ↑map …   English terms dictionary

  • put on the map — phrasal : to give great prominence of fame to (as a city, a region) : make widely known discovery of rich uranium deposits really put that section of the country on the map * * * put on the map To bring to public attention, to make well known • • …   Useful english dictionary

  • put on the map — put (swh/something/someone) on the map to make a place, thing, or person famous. The Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition of 1909 put Seattle on the map. If Newcastle United win the championship it will really put them back on the map as far as… …   New idioms dictionary

  • put on the map — put (something) on the map to make something famous. The Macintosh operating system put Apple computers on the map …   New idioms dictionary

  • put on the map — {v. phr.} To make (a place) well known. * /The first successful climb of Mount Matterhorn put Zermatt, Switzerland, on the map./ * /Shakespeare put his hometown of Stratford on Avon on the map./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put\ on\ the\ map — v. phr. To make (a place) well known. The first successful climb of Mount Matterhorn put Zermatt, Switzerland, on the map. Shakespeare put his hometown of Stratford on Avon on the map …   Словарь американских идиом

  • put on the map — verb To bring something into a position of prominence. The actress role in the acclaimed drama finally put her on the map …   Wiktionary

  • put on the map — make a place well known The Woodstock rock concert really put the town of Woodstock on the map …   Idioms and examples

  • put on the map — make a location well known, publicize a place …   English contemporary dictionary

  • put something on the map — put someone/​something on the map informal phrase to make someone or something famous It was a role that really put her on the map as a serious actor. Thesaurus: to make someone or something well known or more importantsynonym Main entry: map * * …   Useful english dictionary