a frail little man, but with the heart of a lion
the goalscoring hero of the Indian hockey team
Kasparov became a world chess champion.
The Spartans were the best fighters in Ancient Greece.
the 13th century warrior, Genghis Khan
Spain had a tradition of learning long before the arrival of their Muslim conquerors.
By the 1920s Kahlil Gibran was a social and literary lion.
At the age of twelve, he was already a celebrity.
Not all football stars are ill-behaved louts.
superstar, , ,
a Hollywood superstar
The notables attending included five Senators, two Supreme Court judges and three State Governors.
big name, ,
all the big names in rock and pop
luminary, , ,
the political opinions of such luminaries as Sartre and de Beauvoir
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in the sense of big name
a famous personall the big names in rock and pop
in the sense of champion
a person, plant, or animal that has defeated all others in a competitionKasparov became a world chess champion.
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Video: pronunciation of 'lion'
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Life on the edge
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