Quick answer
"Foreground" is a noun which is often translated as "el primer plano", and "middle ground" is a phrase which is often translated as "término medio". Learn more about the difference between "foreground" and "middle ground" below.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (art)
a. el primer plano
(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 painting portrays a knight on a horse with some peasants in the foreground.El cuadro retrata a un caballero a caballo con unos campesinos en primer plano.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to emphasize)
a. poner de relieve
The recent scandal has foregrounded the problem of government corruption.El escándalo reciente ha puesto de relieve el problema de la corrupción en el gobierno.
b. destacar
The university protest foregrounded the issue of violence against women.La manifestación estudiantil destacó la cuestión de la violencia contra la mujer.
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middle ground
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (general)
a. término medio
I know we have some different points of view, but surely we can find some middle ground.Sé que tenemos algunas opiniones diferentes, pero seguramente podremos encontrar un término medio.
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