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    made all the papers

    From 《THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION》:
    It made all the papers,and got his picture in Look magazine.

    what's the usage of "made all the papers" here?

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    Re: made all the papers

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    From 《THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION》:
    It made all the papers,and got his picture in Look magazine.

    what's the usage of "made all the papers" here?

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    (NOT a teacher) it made all the (news)papers = the story appeared in all the newspapers.

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    Re: made all the papers

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    (NOT a teacher) it made all the (news)papers = the story appeared in all the newspapers.
    so if the story appeared on all the TV channels, can I say "it made all the (TV) channels?

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    Re: made all the papers

    Quote Originally Posted by masterding View Post
    so if the story appeared on all the TV channels, can I say "it made all the (TV) channels?
    (NOT a teacher) Yes, you can.

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