(lamp used for sending) a strong beam of light directed onto a particular place or person,e.g. on the stage of a theatre
full attention or publicity
direct a spotlight onto (sb/sth)
draw attention to (sth);make conspicuous or obvious
"he enjoyed being in the limelight"
"when Congress investigates it brings the full glare of publicity to the agency"
"The introduction highlighted the speaker's distinguished career in linguistics"
A spotlight flicked on and caught him, fair and square in mid-beam.
出自： A. Frater
Trees stepped into the spotlight and retreated into darkness as we passed.
出自： N. Sahgal