scene

/ˈsiːn/

  • Noun
  • a division of an act in a play during which the action takes place in a single place without a break in time
    1. The play's opening scene takes place in the courtyard.
    2. Act I, Scene 3
  • a part of a play, movie, story, etc., in which a particular action or activity occurs
    1. a famous love/fight/chase scene
    2. The actor was nervous about his big scene.
  • a view or sight that looks like a picture
    1. a winter scene
    2. scenes [=images] of poverty
  • the place of an event or action
    1. This is the scene [=location] where the movie was filmed.
    2. a crime scene
    3. Police are now at/on the scene.
    4. the scene of the crime/attack/accident
    5. The scene [=setting] of the story is New York City in the 1920s.
  • an occurrence in which someone becomes angry and loud in a noticeable way in a public place
    1. There was quite an ugly/angry scene at the restaurant.
    2. The little boy made a scene because his mother wouldn't buy him candy.
  • a particular area of activity that involves many people
    1. The music scene is changing in the city.
    2. The nightclub scene isn't for me. = (informal) Nightclubs are not my scene. [=I do not like to go to nightclubs]
    3. He is new to the political scene. [=arena]
    4. After years of making movies, she suddenly vanished from the scene.
  • someone's usual area of activity or surroundings
    1. I'm sick of the cold weather. I need a change of scene. [=I need to go somewhere else]
  • something that happens
    1. The book describes scenes [=episodes] from his childhood.
    2. scenes of violence
    3. a scene of celebration
  • in or into a private or secret place where things are done without being seen or known by the public
    1. The workers behind the scenes have made the event a success.
    2. They made the deal behind the scenes.
    3. We were taken behind the scenes to see the making of the movie.
  • to give someone information that is needed to understand something
    1. Before I tell the story, let me set the scene (for you).
  • to create the conditions in which something can happen
    1. His comments set the scene for an argument.

Những từ liên quan với SCENE

site, episode, place, arena, display, ACT, sight, picture, scenery, setting, spot, set, spectacle, location, show