In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
(play)obra dramática femininedrama masculine
- It is a television drama from Japan that is based on a classic novel of the same name.
- He grinned to himself as he realized that the conversation in the back of his van sounded like an espionage drama on the radio.
- Radio too picked up the story, first in editorial commentary and then as a radio drama.
- She's produced single dramas for Radio 4 and youth dramas for local radio.
- TWO interesting Latin American fact-based dramas are scheduled for radio this weekend.
- Snippets of music, radio dramas and newsreels play in the background and laundry hangs over the audience.
- He scowls at the drama on the television and starts fiddling with the remote control.
- The play is amusing and serious, and is a drama as well as being a musical of sorts.
- But what this reading underplays is the extent to which the play is also a revenge drama.
- A number of films, dramas and television serials pepper us with these everyday.
- Her next step into the world of acting was performing in television dramas in Delhi, with occasional roles in stage plays and operas.
- One of several television dramas on nuclear issues in the 1980s, Threads is arguably the most visceral.
- His screenplay was written specifically as a feature, not as a series of short television dramas.
- Television dramas were usually adaptations of stage plays, and invariably about upper classes.
- In addition to her contribution to music, she acted in a number of television dramas and feature films.
- The actor won his second Bafta of the year on Sunday night for his performance in the television drama.
- Anyone regularly watching the various hospital dramas on television may have a slightly biased view of serious illness.
- Egyptian films and television dramas are avidly consumed not just in Egypt but all over the Arab world.
- Since then he has clocked up a number of small parts in minor television dramas and films.
- So I bought CDs of radio dramas from overseas and played them at home, and then later in the car.
1.2Theatre(plays collectively) teatro masculine(plays collectively) drama masculine(dramatic art) arte dramático masculine(as school subject) expresión corporal feminine(student/school/teacher) (before noun) de arte dramático
- There were a range of optional subjects like Australian and American literature and drama.
- If there's a genre lower on the commercial totem pole than drama, it might be theatre criticism.
- He said the ground floor would have a sliding door to make separate areas for activities such as drama productions.
- Everyone is welcome to the acting workshops, regardless of drama experience.
- She landed the TV role only weeks after leaving drama school, beating off hundreds of other hopefuls.
- At A-level, he hopes to take English literature, economics, drama and sports studies.
- They are vital, they are fresh, they are not cliquey and most of all they have heart for drama and acting.
- I teach a course on black drama every other year and always include one of his plays.
- He was a pioneer in various genres including satire, literary criticism, and drama.
- My drama teacher made us do monologues from Animal Farm, which is a sure-fire way of ruining any book.
- News, soaps and home-grown comedy and drama are considered the most important genres
- Then, in the late afternoon and evenings, it is used by youngsters in music clubs, drama groups and other activities.
- She is a former actress and drama teacher who lives not far from where I live now.
- She already had a degree and a diploma in drama, and at the age of 47, she got her Equity card.
- The movies scheduled to be shown come from many genres including drama, comedy and thrillers.
- A bleak account of a nuclear attack on Kent and its aftermath, mixing drama with documentary styles.
- Every evening there were activities like drama, art, swimming, sports or lectures.
- She was a dynamic, passionate, and caring woman, who loved drama and literature as much as medicine.
- His first major book mixed journalism with drama, semiotics and literary criticism.
- She has choreographed for ballet, musical comedy, and drama productions.
- In literature and drama lessons there is an increasing exposure to unsavoury material and language.
- The play had been written and produced by the school's drama teacher.
- She helps pay for her drama course at RADA by hiring out her services as a new form of advertising.
- One such is a professional actress and former drama teacher who directs for a hobby.
- For a number of years now, he has worked with young carers in the area offering drama workshops and activities.
- However talented dancer that she is, she soon became a dance and drama teacher at the school.
- The money will go towards the school's planned amphitheatre and other drama activities.
- Inspired by his drama teacher, he began to perform his own sketches and shows.
- Edinburgh's official drama programme normally improves as it goes along.
- The second half of the evening was filled with drama, comedy and mime from the senior classes.
- But in the world of drama, he towers above other contemporaries.
- We all know the genre, the made-for-TV drama, loosely or tightly based on a sensational news story.
- A full schedule of dance, drama and art activities is planned for the coming year.
- For her audition she had to recite two drama pieces and perform three song and dance numbers.
- The appeal of such romantic drama, of course, is by no means confined to Australia.
- The show is a refreshing change, and brings a wholly new element to the medical drama genre.
- In his case the innovation was even a new style of combined music and drama that we now know as opera.
- Bringing modern styles to Chinese drama, they are cultivating their own fans.
- Its sub groups included clubs for activities like drama, art and crafts, and country dancing.
- He said a number of activities such as drama and cultural dances had been organised during the event.
2.1(excitement)dramatismo masculinea movie full of the drama of war — una película con todo el dramatismo de la guerra
- The drama is in the emotional defences each soldier employs to survive the horrors they face.
- One robber leapt over the counter's security screen and let the other through during the drama yesterday afternoon.
- These little incidents made me think about the countless dramas and crises that happen to people every day.
- The drama behind the scenes at most events was almost more exciting than what the audience witnessed.
- Intimate cinematography and the drama of events unfolding makes for intense, absorbing viewing.
- No drama of course except for the popping of the exhaust and the head-turning styling of the car.
- Mother arrived on Friday, not without drama, of course and stayed until this morning.
- It's observation of character and situation is quite nice, but the drama is not only devoid of drama but also subtext.
- Over the past 65 years Bromley Little Theatre has had more dramas than a Shakespeare play.
- I really enjoyed getting my head around the drama and the emotions.
- The drama of that event is so perfectly evoked you can feel the fear in the room and hear bones crunch as the executioner's axe strikes home.
- It takes a look at the key events that saw the drama unfold.
- You watch the emotional drama taking place inside and outside without getting caught up in it.
- The copy would be more vivid, pack a bigger impact and communicate better the drama of the event.
- The drama started on the parade lap when he retired to the pits with a broken driveshaft.
- Such anticipation as I had was more pleasure than pain, and the event itself passed without drama or incident.
- The drama of the event had the staffers buzzing but drew shrugs from the children.
- That was only the start of the dramas for the racing squad.
- This is all it takes for Daniel to find himself beaten and alone, a hostage in the drama of war.
- We experienced our share of adventures and dramas before putting three members of the team on the summit.
2.2(exciting event, story)hijack drama continues — continúan los dramáticos sucesos en torno al secuestro
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