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middle distance

Translation of middle distance in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • (in picture, photo) segundo plano (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Bathed in an opalescent haze in the middle distance, they stand watch and wait their turn.
    • Interestingly though, his solo is kept in the middle distance with Harries and France dominating the foreground.
    • Nearby, a middle aged woman stares vacantly into the middle distance as a young girl walks past on her way to the shops, where workers are unlocking doors and switching off alarms.

adjective/adjetivo (middle-distance)

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