Meaning of STAR in English

STAR

I.

noun

1 small point of light in the night sky

ADJECTIVE

▪ bright , brilliant

▪ faint

▪ distant

▪ nearby , nearer , nearest

▪ falling , shooting

▪ evening , morning

▪ massive

… OF STARS

▪ cluster

a dense cluster of ~s at the galaxy's nucleus

▪ canopy

They lay down under a canopy of ~s.

VERB + STAR

▪ look up at

STAR + VERB

▪ be out

▪ shine , twinkle

A bright ~ shone in the east.

▪ appear , come out

STAR + NOUN

▪ cluster

PREPOSITION

▪ under the ~s

We camped out under the ~s.

PHRASES

▪ the brightness of a ~ , the density of a ~ , the luminosity of a ~

2 famous person

ADJECTIVE

▪ big , big-name , major

There were several big Hollywood ~s at the function.

▪ A-list , B-list , Z-list , etc.

▪ real , true , undisputed

▪ budding , emerging , rising , young

▪ veteran

veteran ~s of stage and screen

▪ pop , rap , rock , etc.

▪ basketball , football , soccer , track ( AmE ), etc.

Through high school he was a track ~.

▪ film ( esp. BrE ), Hollywood , media , movie ( esp. AmE ), screen , soap , TV

▪ guest

The show has plenty of guest ~s appearing each week.

… OF STARS

▪ array , galaxy , host

Channel 8 has lined up a galaxy of ~s for the coming season.

VERB + STAR

▪ make sb

That was the movie that made him a ~.

STAR + NOUN

▪ quality , status

▪ power ( esp. AmE )

▪ role

▪ actor , athlete ( esp. AmE ), performer , player

▪ witness

▪ attraction , turn

He was the ~ turn at the celebrations.

▪ system

the Hollywood ~ system

▪ vehicle

The movie was nothing more than a ~ vehicle for Tom Hanks.

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ of

the ~ of the show

II.

verb

Star is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑ film , ↑ movie , ↑ show

Star is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ picture

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .