English vocabulary and translations (See all)
The newspapers will have a field day...: Journalists will have a lot to say about this...
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.
- "Needless to say, if the media found out about Freddie's 'lifestyle', they'd have a field day."
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