“Major” in the news

Example collocations

first major
major cities
major league
major role
other major

Publications and example sentences

The Age
· News Corp defends print closures as upset Nats MPs blast 'absolute disgrace'  
The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age revealed in April that News Corp was undertaking a major review of its business model and regional publishing business to cut costs and consolidate editorial and commercial operations.  Copy example sentence
The Independent
· Prince William says poor eyesight helped him overcome anxiety when giving speeches  
“If we can have a major impact on lowering suicide rates, that’s a success from this campaign.”  Copy example sentence
The Guardian
· EasyJet to cut up to 30% of workforce, shrink fleet amid Covid-19 crisis - business live  
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as one of Europe’s top budget airlines unveils major job cuts due to the coronavirus outbreak  Copy example sentence
The Guardian
· What is this Hepworth sculpture made of? The great British art quiz  
The collection of over 200 works includes works by major 20th-century artists Barbara Hepworth and Ben Nicholson, contemporary artists including Sean Scully and Eva Rothschild, and Orcadian artists Sylvia Wishart and Stanley Cursiter.  Copy example sentence
BBC Sport
· Euros Game of the Century: Quarter-finals - vote for the greatest match since 2000  
To help ease the pain of no major tournament this summer, BBC Sport is on the ultimate quest to find out which Euros game this century is the best.  Copy example sentence
BBC Sport
· Bundesliga: How successful has the league's return been?  
Despite some criticism from fans and politicians, the return of the league has been a major success for clubs and broadcasters.  Copy example sentence
The Guardian
· State parliaments passed 547 new Covid-related measures with less than usual oversight  
Individual ministers have been given the power to allocate multibillion dollar discretionary funds and write the rules for major policy response programs,” the letter said.  Copy example sentence
The Japan Times
· Scrums, mauls could be impacted as rugby weighs law changes  
London – It was a major factor in South Africa winning the World Cup last year, has long been part of the rugby DNA of national teams such as England and Argentina, and is a source of fascination — even bemusement — for many of the sport’s casual observers.  Copy example sentence
Financial Express
· CEA Subramanian tells banks how to earn profits: Don’t earn just 3.5% on your money, do this instead  
However, the guarantee from the government has come as a light of hope for the banks which serves two major purposes, which are increasing the profitability of banks and transmitting liquidity into the market.  Copy example sentence
The Age
· Offshore detention in PNG not value for money, Auditor-General finds  
In March last year, The Age and The Herald revealed leaked emails from a major PNG bank which handled the NKW account in which a manager referred to allegedly inflated invoices being paid by Australia.  Copy example sentence