In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Television telenovela feminineTelevision culebrón masculineRadio radionovela feminineRadio comedia feminine Latin America
- Not so long ago I wrote about a fantastically fresh and exciting band that shared their name with an Australian soap opera.
- She found time to produce a weekly radio soap opera with a health promotion twist.
- It's more like a soap opera without a script, blurring the line between what is real and what is manufactured for the cameras.
- Have you ever seen a soap opera and been able to see the people acting?
- Achieving a great fluidity and economy, the film covers a good deal of ground in a short time without seeming too much like a soap opera.
- In the soap opera, viewers were left to speculate about who was responsible for the vitriolic letters.
- He has appeared in a soap opera, in TV films, and on the top Saturday evening quiz show.
- The story is not original to this production, it is taken from a foreign soap opera.
- So began the theme music to the worst soap opera in the history of television.
- If there's anything more catchy than a soap opera or a movie, it is a cartoon film.
- It was an early episode in a story that has been compared to a soap opera - a saga of love, infidelity and betrayal in high places.
- You can become a star, a luminary of our time, simply by appearing in a soap opera.
- I was watching a soap opera when Ryan came in, still in his apron and sat down on the couch next to me.
- They will take to the stage for a live rendition of their new radio soap opera.
- My second question is about whether a soap opera can really affect social mores.
- Chances are he or she will be settled down in front of the TV for a daily fix of an Indian soap opera.
- But it is as pointless to complain about this as it would be to complain that one episode of a soap opera is similar to another.
- If I was a character in a soap opera or a bad romantic novel, I would immediately have assumed he was having an affair.
- Angel hadn't realized that a person could sound so dismal outside of a soap opera.
- People sit and watch that documentary, which is real-life stuff, not a soap opera.
- Nombre humorístico del culebrón o telenovela. Su nombre se debe al hecho de que las primeras soap operas (óperas de jabón) emitidas por radio en EEUU eran financiadas por compañías de jabón.
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