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August 6, 2014 - Word of the Day: star

 

Those glowing little dots in the sky called "stars" can be seen on cloudless evenings.

stars

  • Stars come out at night.
  • A constellation is a cluster of stars.
  • How clearly can you see the stars where you live?

We also use this word when describing famous celebrities and performers. The sentences below show how this word can be used as a verb, a noun, and as an adjective:

  • Angelina Jolie is starring in a new movie. (verb)
  • She is a movie star. (noun)
  • Michael Jordan was a star athlete when he played for the Chicago Bulls. (adjective)
  • Bono is a singer for the band U2. He's a rockstar. (noun)
  • Warren Buffet is a star investor. Many business people pay attention to his opinions. (adjective)
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger starred in many movies before he became the governor of California. (verb)

Rockstars Rockstars have a lot of fans. They're signing autograph books.

Note: Every child in the U.S. knows the words to Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star:

Twinkle, twinkle little star,

How I wonder what you are,

Up above the world so high,

Like a diamond in the sky.

Twinkle, twinkle little star,

How I wonder what you are.

 

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