1. be popular
Is it popular?
Roger Miller's "Dang Me" was a hit with country music fans and with popular music fans too. It sold millions of copies.
Jingle Bells, a popular song around Christmas time, is not really a Christmas song. The lyrics say nothing about Christmas.
In 1969, Roger Miller recorded a song called "You Don't Want My Love." Today, this song is better known as "In the Summer Time." It's the first song he wrote and sang that became popular.
Shinji found it very difficult to adjust himself to life in the new school. However, the fact that he was an EVA pilot made him popular.
It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the publick to be the most anxious for its welfare.
In Korea, there's a popular theory that says that: "If you eat a quarter of an Iceberg lettuce, you will fall asleep". Thus, amongst truck drivers in Korea, lettuce is known as something that should not be eaten before work.
In England, parks taking rare breeds of animals as their theme are becoming increasingly popular with people.
Kareishu is a special smell that comes as old people age. Popular expressions such as: "Ossan kusai" or "Oyaji kusai" (smelly old man) refer to this smell.
At that time, bicycles were just starting to get popular and, here and there, there were many unskilled beginners who ran into people and broke through their hedges.
Although it was a popular movie, Out of Africa was more of a coffee-table movie than anything else.
Nutella is not very well known in Japan. However, in America and Europe it's a popular spread and various sized jars of Nutella may be seen lined up inside many grocery stores and supermarkets.
In Disneyland, popular characters in various stories march in procession at one o'clock.
In a recent article about activities to keep your brain young, they mention Esperanto along with Sudoku, which shows that Esperanto is becoming part of popular culture.
The "People's Choice" award, by public polling, was announced again this year and Mel Gibson and Julia Roberts were selected as the most popular male, and female, film actors.