Learn: stardom, hopefuls, dream come true, lead role, fierce


A long queue of girls waiting for their chance of stardom.
Thousands of young hopefuls stood in line in London for the chance to audition for a role in a Harry Potter spin-off movie.
(Competitor) “I’m really excited! It’s my dream come true to get this part!”
Warner Bros are looking for a girl to play the character Modesty in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The lead role has gone to the Oscar-winning actor, Eddie Redmayne.
But the competition is fierce and many are leaving with just a certificate to remind them of the experience.


being famous

people who want to succeed at something (like get a part in a film)

dream come true
something that you wanted for a long time that has now happened

lead role
main part in a movie or play

(here) very strong

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