Does One ‘Debut’ or ‘Make a Debut’?
I found a headline today on AOL a bit wordy and awkward. It said, “NYC Mayor Makes Debut on ‘The Daily Show’.”
So that had me scrambling to the dictionary to see if I have been erroneously using debut as a verb all these years.
Turns out, debut is both noun and verb, but I still prefer the verb version over “makes debut,” even though there’s nothing wrong with that usage.
As Kornheiser and Wilbon would say, “Big deal, small deal or no deal?”