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exit line

Translation of exit line in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 (in acting)
    Example sentences
    • The film is worth viewing if only for her exit line in one scene, ‘I moonlight as a shrine maiden.’
    • Cinema historians will be thrilled to know there is finally an exit line to top Orson Welles's immortal ‘Rosebud…’ at the end of Citizen Kane.
    • Almost equally valuable is their conscious retention of the subjunctive in Richard's exit line at the climax of IV.iii, ‘My wounds are inward.’
    1.2 (remark)
    Example sentences
    • Before they could react, the distinguished guest broke the tension by an exit line which would do any great actor proud; ‘Don't be alarmed, Mr. Chairman, I did the same thing to Stalin and the Pope’.
    • I turned to my sons with what I was sure would be our exit line - ‘It is your choice whether or not you want to spend your money here’.
    • ‘By the way,’ the patient adds, as I try for a discreet exit line, ‘Could you get one of the nurses to pick up my bedpan?’

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