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idiot board

Translation of idiot board in Spanish:

noun

  • (Television) [colloquial]
    tablero (masculine) apuntador
    autocue® (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • ‘Subterranean Homesick Blues’ plays on the soundtrack, while a flawlessly deadpan Dylan holds up idiot cards with phrases from the lyrics scrawled on them, so you can get the message.
    • It's so predictable, you expect idiot cards - LAUGH, FEEL MUSHY, APPLAUD - to flash across the screen.
    • With Peter, I was slightly worried because I had heard stories from friends who worked on the Harry Potter films about Richard Harris being [drunk], having to have huge idiot boards and earpieces, and having had temper tantrums.

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