a atriz é um dos destaques da escola de samba carioca
English translation: The actress is one of the highlights of the Samba Carioca School.
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11:51 Feb 3, 2009
Portuguese to English translations [PRO] Journalism
Portuguese term or phrase:a atriz é um dos destaques da escola de samba carioca
A atriz agitou o ensaio da Grande Rio na noite do domingo, na Sapucaí. Ela é um dos destaques da escola de samba carioca, que este ano leva à avenida do samba o enredo Voila, Caxias! Para Sempre Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité. Merci Beaucoup, Brésil! Não Tem de Quê!
Reviewed by Laura Bushell
"Enjoying more success here than in his previous romantic comedy "Someone Like You", Hugh Jackman has the looks, decorum, and comic timing to capture Leopold's persona. He's the highlight of the film(...)"
Now you're talking the talk! It's you and the BBC against the rest of the world...
If the BBC talks like that, why can't I?
Thanks a lot.
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BBC - Films - review - Kate & Leopold.
Enjoying more success here than in his previous romantic comedy "Someone Like You", Hugh Jackman has the looks, decorum, and comic timing to capture Leopold's persona. He's the highlight of the film, and some of the most amusing scenes are between Leopold and Kate's brother, Charlie (Meyer), an unemployed actor who thinks ...
www.bbc.co.uk/films/2002/03/13/kate_leopold_2002_review.sht... - 32k - Cached - Similar pages
You didn't add at all to my confusion. I was just expecting you to give me a few more examples of usage of the word 'highlight' refering to people, and to prove your point against the other colleagues.
You have an asset which is invaluable: your mother-tongue.
I have an equal invaluable wealth: my mother-tongue, but my 'mother-ear' is Brazilian Portuguese...
Marco, I wouldn't hesitate to use 'highlight' and in my opinion is probably preferable to 'star' as 'one of' implies there are other stars, which may not be the case. See the following reference from an article in The Guardian (a widely read UK paper):
Will you be watching Channel 4 tonight? | Media | guardian.co.uk
1 Dec 2006 ... Now we get Russell Brand and Charlotte Church (and she's the highlight). There is a string of instantly forgotten UK comedy. ...
www.guardian.co.uk/media/organgrinder/2006/dec/01/willyoube... - 123k - Cached - Similar pages