scene
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scene(
sin
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (theater, cinema)
a. la escena
(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 will film some scenes in the woods.Filmaremos algunas escenas en el bosque.
2. (theater)
a. la escena
(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).
(part of an act)
We studied the famous speech in Act III, Scene 2.Estudiamos el famoso discurso del acto III, escena 2.
3. (place)
a. el escenario
(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 following day they returned to the scene of the battle.Al día siguiente volvieron al escenario de la batalla.
4. (picture)
a. la escena
(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).
The mosaics depicted scenes of everyday Roman life.Los mosaicos mostraban escenas de la vida cotidiana romana.
5. (fuss)
a. la escena
(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).
Don't make a scene in front of the children.No montes una escena delante de los niños.
b. el escándalo
(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).
He was embarrassed by the scene his son was causing.Estaba avergonzado por el escándalo que estaba montando su hijo.
6. (sphere)
a. el ámbito
(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).
She is quite well known on the arts scene.Es bastante conocida en el ámbito de las artes.
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scene
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (theater and cinema)
a. la escena
(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).
2. (also fig)
a.
a touching/terrifying sceneuna escena conmovedora/aterradora
3. (fig)
a.
behind the scenesentre bastidores
a scene of devastationuna escena de destrucción
I can picture the sceneme puedo imaginar la escena
4. (theater)
a.
scene shiftertramoyista mf
5. (event)
a. el escenario
(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).
a change of scene would do him goodun cambio de aires le vendría bien
to arrive or come on the sceneaparecer (en escena)
the scene of the crime/accidentel escenario or lugar del crimen/accidente
6. (fuss)
a.
to make a scenehacer una escena montar un número
7. (world)
a.
the political/sporting sceneel panorama político/deportivo
8. (colloquial)
a.
it's not my sceneno me va mucho
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scene [siːn]
noun
1 (Teat) (Cine) (TV) (Literat) escena (f)
Act I, Scene 1 acto I, escena 1
a bedroom scene una escena de dormitorio
behind the scenes entre bastidores
It's an exciting opportunity to learn \what goes on behind the scenes\ But behind the scenes Mr Kane will be working quietly to try and get a deal done
the big scene in the film la principal escena de la película
indoor scene interior (m)
love scenes escenas (f) de amor
outdoor scene exterior (m)
the scene is set in a castle la escena tiene lugar en un castillo
to set the scene for a love affair crear el ambiente para una aventura sentimental; now let our reporter set the scene for you ahora permitan que nuestro reportero les describa la escena
this set the scene for the discussion to set the scene
2 (sight) escena (f)
it was an amazing scene era una escena asombrosa
it was a scene of utter destruction la escena or el panorama era de destrucción total
Television broadcasters were warned to exercise caution over depicting \scenes of violence\ You can just picture the scene, can't you? It's a scene of complete devastation
there were scenes of violence hubo escenas de violencia
3 (view) vista (f); panorama (m); (landscape) paisaje (m)
the scene from the top is marvellous desde la cumbre la vista es maravillosa or el panorama es maravilloso; the scene spread out before you el panorama que tienes delante; it is a lonely scene es un paisaje solitario
4 (place) escenario (m); lugar (m)
the scenes of one's early life los lugares frecuentados por uno en su juventud
to appear or come on the scene llegar
when I came on the scene cuando llegué; he appeared unexpectedly on the scene se presentó inesperadamente
I need a change of scene necesito un cambio de aires
You've been doing that job for ages, you need a change of scene a change of scene would do you good
the scene of the crime el lugar or escenario del crimen
to disappear from the scene desaparecer (de escena)
Harris disappeared from the scene as quickly as he had appeared
the scene of the disaster el lugar de la catástrofe
the police were soon on the scene la policía no tardó en acudir al lugar de los hechos
(Mil) the scene of operations el teatro de operaciones
Thick black smoke billowed over the scene The area has been \the scene of fierce fighting\ for three months traces left at \the scene of the crime\ Fire and police crews rushed to the scene Riot vans were at the scene within minutes He could react rather jealously when and if another child comes on the scene The trouble started when he appeared on the scene
5 (sphere of activity)
to be part of the Madrid scene formar parte de la movida madrileña (informal)
the music scene la escena musical
it's not my scene no me interesa or llama la atención
Lying on the beach all week isn't my scene
the political scene in Spain el panorama político español
to disappear from the political scene desaparecer de la escena política
the pop scene el mundo del pop
Sandman's experimentation has made him something of a cult figure on the local \music scene\ A youth guide to When he first burst onto the national political scene at 28 the gay scene
6 (painting, drawing) escena (f)
country scenes escenas (f) campestres
Lynch's \country scenes\ The picnic looked like a typical Turner scene
7 (fuss) escena (f); escándalo (m); bronca (f); especially (LAm)
try to avoid a scene procura que no se monte una escena or el número (informal)
I hate scenes detesto las escenas or los escándalos
to make a scene hacer or montar una escena; montar un número (informal)
she had a scene with her husband riñó con su marido
if you tried making a scene like that in this country, you'd be in a lot of trouble he's always making a scene about something: arguing, shoving and not caring. Whoever called him Fisticuffs got it right.
8 (display of emotion)
there were emotional scenes as the hostages appeared hubo escenas de emoción cuando aparecieron los rehenes
There were \emotional scenes\ as the refugees enjoyed their first breath of freedom
their argument ended in an ugly scene su discusión acabó mal
there were unhappy scenes at the meeting en la reunión pasaron cosas nada agradables
modifier
scene change (n) (Teat) cambio (m) de escena
scene painter (n) (designer) escenógrafoaescenógrafa (m) (f);a escenógrafa (workman) pintorapintora (m) (f) (de paredes);a pintora
scene shift (n) cambio (m) de escena
scene shifter (n) tramoyista (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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