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English definition of “in the can”

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in the can

informal
If a film is in the can, filming has finished and it is ready to be prepared for showing to the public.
Translations of “in the can”
in Chinese (Traditional) (影片)已經完成拍攝的,已經錄製好的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (影片)已经完成拍摄的,已经录制好的…
(Definition of in the can from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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