“To many he is Bin Laden the hero,” the shopkeeper in Karachi says.
Either way, it seems that Batman, despite being the hero the city deserves, is not the one it needs right now.
The idea of “eve teasing,” when the hero relentlessly pursues his potential lover despite her refusals, is under heavy scrutiny.
At the same time, they move him closer to understanding his worth as a hero and his strength as a leader.
Some readers therefore concluded that the forbearing Dr. Spielvogel must be the hero of the novel.
If the Dutch catch this hero of yours they will hang him as sure as I stand here.
It is remarked by Pope, that what “raises the hero, often sinks the man.”
He knew, also, that nothing he could do or say would prevent Sanda from going with her hero.
That Francis was a hero of this type of religion has been universally admitted.
This volume takes the hero and several of his chums to the great West.
late 14c., "man of superhuman strength or physical courage," from Latin heros "hero," from Greek heros "demi-god" (a variant singular of which was heroe), originally "defender, protector," from PIE root *ser- "to watch over, protect" (cf. Latin servare "to save, deliver, preserve, protect;" see observe). Meaning "man who exhibits great bravery" in any course of action is from 1660s. Sense of "chief male character in a play, story, etc." first recorded 1690s. First record of hero-worship is from 1774.
1955, the New York term for a sandwich elsewhere called submarine, grinder, poor boy (New Orleans), or hoagie (Philadelphia); origin unknown, perhaps so called for its great size, or a folk etymology alteration of Greek gyro as a type of sandwich.