In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
masculine and feminine noun
1(actor)el protagonista de la nueva serie — the actor who is playing the leading role in the new series
2(personaje)main characterel protagonista de la novela — the main character / protagonist of the novel
- el típico protagonista de capa y espada — the typical hero of swashbuckling movies
3(de un suceso)los protagonistas de la revolución — those who played a leading role in the revolution
- los principales protagonistas de nuestra historia — the major figures of our history
- escultura y pintura son protagonistas en esta exposición — sculpture and painting are the main features of this exhibit
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