Field day

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Definition

The newspapers will have a field day...: Journalists will have a lot to say about this...
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In the figurative sense, field day has a negative connotation:

The journalists had a field day with the presidential scandal; the headlines were about nothing else for two weeks.

Examples

  • "Needless to say, if the media found out about Freddie's "lifestyle", they'd have a field day."

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