all the thing
or[all the rage],[the in thing] {n. phr.} The fashionable or popular thing to do, the fashionable or most popular artist or form of art at a given time. * /After "The Graduate" Dustin Hoffman was all the rage in the movies./ * /It was all the thing in the late sixties to smoke pot and demonstrate against the war in Vietnam./

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