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make waves

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  1. make wavesverb

    To upset the status quo.

    rock the boat

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  1. Ivern Ball:

    A politician is a person who can make waves and then make you think he's the only one who can save the ship.

  2. Camille Kostek:

    I get just as excited to show up on that set and shoot for that magazine as I did when I was a rookie, it is one of the most honorable things that I do. It goes beyond just posing for the magazine. The women behind the brand, the models within the brand, they're people like I'd never met before. Everyone just shares such a light and a love for wanting to really make waves in this industry, and I really didn't get my big yes until Sports Illustrated.

  3. Georgians Leadership Fund:

    Georgia needs a governor who won’t bow down to the woke mob and who’s willing to make waves to get things done. Brian Kemp failed Georgia. David Perdue will be our next governor.

  4. Richard Salant:

    If newsmen do not tell the truth as they see it because it might make waves, or if their bosses decide something should or should not be broadcast because of Washington or Main Street consequences, we have dishonored ourselves and we have lost the First Amendment by default.


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