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"Flashback" is a noun which is often translated as "el flashback", and "throwback" is a noun which is often translated as "el salto atrás". Learn more about the difference between "flashback" and "throwback" below.
flashback(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el flashback
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The director's montage of flashbacks left the viewers feeling dizzy and disoriented.El montaje de flashbacks que hace el director dejó a los espectadores mareados y desorientados.
b. la escena retrospectiva
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We gained more insight into the protagonist's life during the flashback in the second half of the movie.Conocimos mejor la vida del protagonista gracias a la escena retrospectiva en la segunda mitad de la película.
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throwback
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of an earlier time)
a. el salto atrás
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Armando's attitude toward women is a throwback to an era that should be forgotten.La actitud de Armando hacia las mujeres es un salto atrás a una época que debe ser olvidada.
b. la vuelta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
That shirt looks like a throwback to the fifties.Esa camisa parece ser una vuelta a los años cincuenta.
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