In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Sport(match/game) volver a jugar(game/match) repetir
2(play back)(tape/record) volver a ponerthe incident was replayed in slow motion — el incidente se volvió a pasar en cámara lenta
- A feature entitled From Storyboards to Screen replays the key getaway sequence from the film, with the original storyboards inserted in picture-in-picture format.
- The scene is replayed in slow motion from a different angle, as the narration kicks in and Henry patiently explains why the man - their friend - had to die.
- Fingering the pages she carefully composed, I replay the intimate record that she left behind, one that she may have shared with only her closest companions.
- He rewinds the tape to replay a passage about a girl he was courting at the time, and the ineffable sadness that creeps over his face is heartbreaking.
- A monitor in the gallery replayed a short video showing the blinding flash as lightning traveled down the copper filaments from rocket to earth.
- Back in the family apartment, Giovanni plays a CD that contains one of Andrea's favorite tunes; he keeps replaying one seven-second sample that reminds him of a precious moment with his son.
- Over the course of the next week the images of these planes hitting the Towers would be replayed so often that they are now ghostly visions forever imprinted on my mind.
- In a cinema, we can certainly savour our sublime ‘moment’ if what we see stirs feelings of panic; watching a video, we can replay the occasion and ‘pause’ it as many times as we wish.
- If the assessors disagree about a candidate's prospects, they can go to the videotape and replay a critical moment.
- In this respect, the music must be relevant, and replaying a radio broadcast won't do the trick.
- ‘I've been replaying it at different speeds,’ says Borcherdt.
- All this is to say that I don't know why in the world these studios don't jump on replaying these films.
- We would replay our favorite bits, and quote the movie to one another constantly.
- The tape replays the scene endlessly, just as the myths of the West are repeated so often that they have become clichés.
- I replayed the episodes, and I'm sure I answered some of the questions differently, but the outcome was exactly the same.
- Fu rewinds the tape, and as he replays it, he reads aloud Zhao's letter to her.
- The bottom of the frame forms a bureau-like shelf that holds a video monitor that replays the act of Kendrick's drawing the seven dwarves on her hands.
- I guarantee you'll find yourself replaying this scene over and over.
- To replay a digital recording, the stream of pulses is again scanned and the original wave-form reconstructed with any desired degree of accuracy.
- At first I thought this was a technical glitch with the DVD, so I reversed and replayed the sequence over again three or four times, and there was no skipping and the time display on my player didn't skip at all.
1repetición (de la jugada) feminine
- If he or she is a pay-television customer, replays of all matches are available for viewing during the week.
- This obsessive attention to detail carries through to all aspects of the game - you can spend days messing around with the replays alone.
- With victory achieved over their demons and the ‘old enemy’, Marjorie's suggestion that Brixton host the replay is received with muted indifference.
- Crowds started to return, and it was apparent that replays of matches, as well as football-related panel and game shows, were attracting new fans to the game.
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