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Collins Spanish Dictionary- Complete & Unabridged
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scene

[siːn]

  1. N

    1. (Theat, Cine, TV, Literat) escena f

    2. (=sight) escena f

    3. (=view) vista f , panorama m ; (=landscape) paisaje m

    4. (=place) escenario m , lugar m

      (Mil)

    5. (=sphere of activity)

    6. (=painting, drawing) escena f

    7. * (=fuss) escena f , escándalo m , bronca f (esp LAm)

    8. (=display of emotion)

  2. CPD

Examples from texts

"You're disturbing the crime scene."
Está destruyendo pruebas.
Katzenbach, John / The Madman's TaleKatzenbach, John / La Historia del Loco
La Historia del Loco
Katzenbach, John
The Madman's Tale
Katzenbach, John
© 2004 by John Katzenbach
So O had gone to the scene and gotten his hands dirty getting rid of the frickin' corpse; then he'd pissed away a couple of hours identifying the rogue Betas and paying each of them a visit.
Así que O fue a la escena y se ensució las manos deshaciéndose del cuerpo; entonces se fastidió marchándose unas dos horas para identificar a los granujas Beta y yendo a visitar a cada uno de ellos.
Ward, J.R. / Lover AwakenedWard, J.R. / Amante Despierto
Amante Despierto
Ward, J.R.
Lover Awakened
Ward, J.R.
© Jessica Bird, 2006
There were inspectors, city policemen, crime scene technicians, the Red Cross, reporters.
Había algunos judiciales, algunos municipales, miembros de la policía científica, la Cruz Roja y periodistas.
Bolano, Roberto / 2666Bolano, Roberto / 2666
2666
Bolano, Roberto
© 2004 por herederos de Roberto Bolaño
2666
Bolano, Roberto
© 2004 by the heirs of Roberto Bolaño
© 2008 by Natasha Wimmer
She picked up the crime-scene preliminaries, struck with the language of the documents she was reading.
Cogió los resultados del examen preliminar del escenario, harta ya de la jerga de aquellos documentos.
Katzenbach, John / Just CauseKatzenbach, John / Juicio Final
Juicio Final
Katzenbach, John
© 1992 by John Katzenbach
© Ediciones B, S. A., 2006
Just Cause
Katzenbach, John
© 1992 by John Katzenbach
He forced himself to keep going, stalking the downtown alleys, weaving in and out of the dangerous urban maze of Caldwell, New York's club and drug scene.
Se obligó a continuar, acechando por los callejones del centro, serpenteando el peligroso laberinto urbano de Caldwell, los clubs de New York y los escenarios de drogas.
Ward, J.R. / Lover AwakenedWard, J.R. / Amante Despierto
Amante Despierto
Ward, J.R.
Lover Awakened
Ward, J.R.
© Jessica Bird, 2006
Three sheriff deputies guarded the scene, which was cordoned off with yellow crime-scene tape.
Vio a tres ayudantes del sheriff acordonando el lugar, que estaba aislado con la cinta amarilla distintiva de delito grave.
Kava, Alex / A Perfect EvilKava, Alex / Bajo Sospecha
Bajo Sospecha
Kava, Alex
A Perfect Evil
Kava, Alex
© S.M. Kava 2000
But now I will never be able to contemplate the altar without that scene coming into my mind.
Pero ahora nunca podré mirar el altar sin que aquella escena acuda a mi mente.
Sansom, Christopher John / DissolutionSansom, Christopher John / El gallo negro
El gallo negro
Sansom, Christopher John
Dissolution
Sansom, Christopher John
© C.J. Sansom, 2003
Holly and I could be scanning Earth, alighting on one scene or another for a second or two, looking for the unexpected in the most mundane moment.
Holly y yo explorábamos la Tierra con la mirada, posándola un par de segundos en una escena u otra, buscando lo inesperado en el momento más trivial.
Sebold, Alice / The Lovely BonesSebold, Alice / Desde Mi Cielo
Desde Mi Cielo
Sebold, Alice
© 2002 por Alice Sebold
© 2003 por Aurora Echevarria
© 2003 por Random House Mondadori, S. A.
The Lovely Bones
Sebold, Alice
© 2002 by Alice Sebold
'What can you tell me about the crime scene?' he asked.
– ¿Qué puede decirme sobre la escena del crimen? -preguntó Cowart.
Katzenbach, John / Just CauseKatzenbach, John / Juicio Final
Juicio Final
Katzenbach, John
© 1992 by John Katzenbach
© Ediciones B, S. A., 2006
Just Cause
Katzenbach, John
© 1992 by John Katzenbach
He felt a sudden dark emptiness at that thought, which was instantly replaced with the nightmare memory of the crime-scene photographs of little Joanie Shriver.
Aquel pensamiento le produjo una repentina sensación de vacío, que enseguida se llenó con el recuerdo dantesco de las fotografías de la pequeña Joanie Shriver en la escena del crimen.
Katzenbach, John / Just CauseKatzenbach, John / Juicio Final
Juicio Final
Katzenbach, John
© 1992 by John Katzenbach
© Ediciones B, S. A., 2006
Just Cause
Katzenbach, John
© 1992 by John Katzenbach
It was a scene uncomfortably reminiscent of the monastery dole day.
La escena me trajo a la memoria el desagradable recuerdo del día de limosna en San Donato.
Sansom, Christopher John / DissolutionSansom, Christopher John / El gallo negro
El gallo negro
Sansom, Christopher John
Dissolution
Sansom, Christopher John
© C.J. Sansom, 2003
But Wilcox and Brown had had no scene.
Pero Wilcox y Brown no habían tenido escena alguna.
Katzenbach, John / Just CauseKatzenbach, John / Juicio Final
Juicio Final
Katzenbach, John
© 1992 by John Katzenbach
© Ediciones B, S. A., 2006
Just Cause
Katzenbach, John
© 1992 by John Katzenbach
He sat through only one scene.
Permaneció sentado en la butaca durante una sola escena.
Bolano, Roberto / 2666Bolano, Roberto / 2666
2666
Bolano, Roberto
© 2004 por herederos de Roberto Bolaño
2666
Bolano, Roberto
© 2004 by the heirs of Roberto Bolaño
© 2008 by Natasha Wimmer
Now, imagine that scene doubled in brightness and beauty.
Ahora imagine la misma escena, pero doblemente bella y brillante.
For an instant, he longed for the simplicity of a fire scene.
Echó de menos la simplicidad de un incendio.
Katzenbach, John / The Madman's TaleKatzenbach, John / La Historia del Loco
La Historia del Loco
Katzenbach, John
The Madman's Tale
Katzenbach, John
© 2004 by John Katzenbach

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scene1/10
siːn(; ) escenaExamples

Act I, Scene 1 — acto I, escena 1
a bedroom scene — una escena de dormitorio
behind the scenes — (, ) entre bastidores
the big scene in the film — la principal escena de la película
indoor scene — interior
love scenes — escenas de amor
outdoor scene — exterior
the scene is set in a castle — la escena tiene lugar en un castillo
to set the scene for a love affair — crear el ambiente para una aventura sentimental
now let our reporter set the scene for you — ahora permitan que nuestro reportero les describa la escena

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Collocations

make a scene
hacer una escena
love scene
escena de amor
crime scene
escena del crimen
come on the scene
aparecer
come on the scene
presentarse

Word forms

scene

noun
SingularPlural
Common casescenescenes
Possessive casescene'sscenes'