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star in (something)

To have a leading role in some performance. Samantha Hornsby stars in the film, playing a woman seeking revenge against the mob for the death of her son. He's starring in an opera that has been touring around the world.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

star in something

to be a featured actor in a play, movie, opera, etc. Roger starred in an off-Broadway play last season. Mary always wanted to star in her own movie, but it was not to be.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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