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star turn

noun
1.
the leading performer or act in a play, review, film, or the like.
2.
a bravura performance by a featured player or act.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10
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  • But the star turn was reserved for the birds of prey, the jet fighters.
  • We brace ourselves for a star turn, a hundred minutes of vanity project, but here's the thing: it never happens.

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