The Top English Grammar Tips From A–Z
1(brave, admirable person)héroe masculinethey were given a heroes' welcome — los recibieron como a héroes
- a hero of our time — un héroe de nuestro tiempo
- the hero of the hour — el protagonista del momento
- I admired players but my heroes were the ones who were doing what I wanted to be doing or achieving in a year's time.
- Bridgette and Francoise concentrated their energy on admiring their current hero.
- As a nation, we ought to be thankful for the courage of unsung heroes who have sacrificed much to protect society.
- The whole class was filled with faces of disgust, but Nocte thought that it was noble of heroes to have hearts.
- Facing the challenges of working in microgravity calls for fearless heroes and feats of courage.
- Without wanting to cast a slur on the undoubted courage of those naval heroes, Edwin wanted to give his books a slightly more modern twist.
- Generals and people who are war heroes rarely get his as hard as anyone else.
- The search for eight unsung Milnrow heroes of the Great War is proving frustrating for local historian Ralph Davidson.
- They may be dead and that is sad, and I feel for their families, but they are not martyrs or war heroes.
- My boyhood heroes in baseball were Ernie Banks, Billy Williams and Willie Mays.
- Andrei Sakharov observed that we always prefer dead heroes to living men and women who may have made mistakes.
- The first dismissal arrived just two minutes later when Hale turned from hero to villain.
- He enjoys books about boxing heroes, Irish and English history, philosophy and political history.
- The search is on to find an unsung sporting hero in Dulwich.
- However, once in a while, one of those no-hopers turns it around and becomes an unlikely cult hero.
- She never dreamed that she would be a decorated war hero.
- Suddenly, the cowboy was elevated to the status of a national folk hero.
- Mantle had become a folk hero by then and Maris naturally became the villain.
- Last year additions were made to the inscription on the Cenotaph honouring the fallen heroes of Johannesburg.
- Do the right thing: honor our fallen heroes and support our troops in the field.
- a hero of our time — un héroe de nuestro tiempo
2(personal idol)héroe masculineídolo masculine
3(of novel, film, play)protagonista masculine, feminine
- In several films the hero is a comical character, but the portrayal is gentle.
- All of the book's heroes inspire readers to take action in our own neighborhoods and situations.
- She's as strong and likable a female character as Davy is a male hero, making this a perfect bookend to book one.
- For this critic, there were only three comic book heroes who he could truly identify with.
- It is an expected addition to the bulging league of comic book heroes that have made the transition to celluloid.
- Jimmy Shergil is fed up playing second fiddle to heroes in films.
- The last three US box-office-topping films all feature macho heroes.
- Hindi film heroes were still learning to find their way around trees on one leg with women extending support only silently.
- Youngsters are impressionable as they are always trying to imitate the actions of their heroes in films and serials.
- The occasion brought together two of the most talented heroes in the Tamil film industry.
- Suicidal sheep and comic book heroes inhabit this beguiling collection of far-fetched fables.
- Almost all of Dostoevsky's heroes are extremely introspective and verbal creatures.
- To undo the damage, our heroes head to Tibet for the mysterious healing skills of the sequestered monks.
- Ford is all the more impressive because he mainly played standard heroes.
- The eponymous hero is played by the blue-eyed Peter O'Toole.
- Mind you, the hero of this novel certainly got luckier than I ever did!
- The heroes on the big screen belong only to the American culture and not to any other either.
- The hero of the first novel, Benjamin Trotter, longs for his first love.
- Sari was bemoaning the plight of the hero on screen.
- A little larger than a hero sandwich, it carries a box of flies, a tippet spool, and a pair of pliers.
- In a Norwegian language class, my teacher illustrated the meaning of the word matpakke - ‘packed lunch’ - by reaching into her backpack and pulling out a hero sandwich wrapped in wax paper.
- She sat on an overturned twenty-liter bucket (her clothes were too filthy to sit on anything else) and munched a hero sandwich with reflective enjoyment.
- ‘I'm having what's left of my hero sandwich,’ he responded as he sat down with his midnight snack.
- Tuna - a delicious food, so versatile that you can eat it in a hero sandwich, splash it on a salad, or bake it gently in the oven.
- Russell recalled being mesmerized by a picture of a hero sandwich that Chicca, an excellent artist, had drawn for him.
- He grabbed a hero sandwich and munched on it to hide away his embarrassment.
- It's all the fun of your favorite meat and cheese hero sandwich elegantly mushed up and served in a bread bowl.
- Ask about this, as commercial mozzarella adds a rubbery texture and no flavor to a hero.
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