Translation of "scene" - English-Spanish dictionary

scene

noun uk /siːn/

B1 a short part of a movie, play, or book in which things happen in one place

escena
a love scene

a view or picture of a place, event, or activity

escena
scenes of horror

a place where a bad thing has happened

escena
the scene of the crime

(Translation of “scene” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

scene

noun /siːn/

the place where something real or imaginary happens

escena
A murderer sometimes revisits the scene of his crime
The scene of this opera is laid/set in Switzerland.

an incident etc which is seen or remembered

escena, episodio, incidente
He recalled scenes from his childhood.

a show of anger

escena
I was very angry but I didn’t want to make a scene.

a view of a landscape etc

cuadro, paisaje, panorama
The sheep grazing on the hillside made a peaceful scene.

one part or division of a play etc

escena
The hero died in the first scene of the third act of the play.

the setting or background for a play etc

escenario, decorado
Scene-changing must be done quickly.

a particular area of activity

escenario
the academic/business scene.
scenery noun

the painted background for a play etc on a stage

decorado, escenario
The scenery looked rather shabby.

the general appearance of a landscape etc

paisaje
beautiful scenery.
scenic adjective

of scenery, real or theatrical

escénico
clever scenic effects in the film.

having beautiful scenery

con paisajes bonitos, pintoresco
a scenic highway.
behind the scenes

out of sight of the audience or public

entre bastidores
We were given a tour behind the scenes at the opera house.
come on the scene

to arrive

presentarse, hacer su aparición
We were enjoying ourselves till she came on the scene.
scenery is never used in the plural.

(Translation of “scene” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)