Translation of subplot in Spanish:


argumento secundario, n.

Pronunciation /ˈsəbˌplɑt//ˈsʌbplɒt/


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    argumento secundario masculine
    • The fault perhaps resides primarily in the excess of plots and subplots, themes of first and secondary importance.
    • This episode is similar to the Portuguese subplot in The Spanish Tragedy.
    • Like a technothriller it has many characters, and takes a good deal of time to set up all of its various plots and subplots.
    • His storylines have a clear sweep and are less concerned with the byways and subplots that characterise 19th century novels.
    • The subplot of Indian and Chinese interracial relationship was in the mix from the very outset.
    • I stayed on the sidelines, amused at the sheer number of plots and subplots which one match could throw up.
    • There are more plots and subplots than you could shake a stick at, few of which make any sense at all.
    • Thackeray evidently thought that this was too good a subplot to be used only once in English fiction.
    • Throughout the narrative dance, subplots are created by various characters.
    • Sometimes they have an overarching storyline as a subplot, but they don't rely on it solely.
    • What are we to make of the riotous subplots which tend to crowd out the ‘main’ line of action?
    • Aristotle would not approve of all the subplots that occur within this play.
    • Come up with backstory and subplots, something to give the events of the poem more depth and thus more weight with the viewer.
    • Location of the subplots relative to each other was variable within each plot, but the subplots did not overlap.
    • Too many scenes let the characters shine without moving the plot forward, and a romantic subplot near the end goes nowhere.
    • Are all loose ends, storylines and subplots seamlessly tied up in the conclusion?
    • He allows the audience to get comfortable in his subplots and controlling plot; we are on the inside of many of the jokes, all of them, in fact, except for one.
    • However, the film might have benefited from a subplot exploring the back-stories of some of the other refugees.
    • In the case of taking a novel to the screen this results in scenes and subplots that may be nice enough on their own but add nothing to the film as a whole.
    • It's as if this started out as a significant aspect of the main storyline, then was shoehorned into a minor subplot.