halfback:a very famous, successful and important person, especially a performer such as a musician, actor or sports player
a rock/movie/football star
Kids wanting to be stars come to Hollywood from all over America.
from dictionary.cambridge.org(in football and other sports) a player who plays in the middle of the field, in front of the fullbacks and behind the forwards
"distance" is used metaphorically. You have to go (a distance) and find the idea before you get success.Macmillan:
used for showing distance or time
used for saying how far it is to a place
5 miles/100 yards etc. away: The nearest hospital is about eight miles away.
away from: Robert’s brother was standing only a few feet away from me.
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