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primer plano
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primer plano(
pree
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mehr
 
plah
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noh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (picture taken at close range)
a. close-up
La directora chilena es famosa por sus primeros planos.The Chilean director is famous for her close-ups.
2. (front area of a scene or picture)
a. foreground
Al pintor vienés le gustaba colocar niños en el primer plano de sus cuadros.The Viennese painter liked to place children in the foreground of his paintings.
3.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(prominent position)
a. forefront
Gálvez quiere abandonar el primer plano de la vida política y volver a su cátedra universitaria.Galvez wants to leave the forefront of political life and go back to her university chair.
b. foreground
La oposición quiere que el tema de la educación esté siempre en primer plano.The opposition wants the issue of education to always be in the foreground.
c. fore
Sucesos recientes han traído el asunto a un primer plano.Recent events have brought the matter to the fore.
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