behind the scenes

behind the scenes(
bih
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haynd
 
thuh
 
sinz
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (theater or film)
a. entre bastidores
The director and the author of the play were giving instructions to the actors behind the scenes.La directora y la autora de la obra estaban dando instrucciones a los actores entre bastidores.
b. entre bambalinas
We have some pictures taken behind the scenes at the filming of her upcoming movie.Tenemos unas fotos tomadas entre bambalinas en el rodaje de su próxima película.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(secretly)
a. entre bastidores
The general worked behind the scenes to convince the president to try a different strategy.El general se movió entre bastidores para convencer al presidente de que probara otra estrategia.
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