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English definition of “tread the boards”

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tread the boards

old-fashioned or humorous
to act in plays: It's three years now since you've trodden the boards, Ken - how does it feel to be back?
Translations of “tread the boards”
in Chinese (Traditional) 演戲…
in Chinese (Simplified) 演戏…
(Definition of tread the boards from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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