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set piece

Translation of set piece in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [Music/Música][ pieza que se suele tocar en determinadas ocasiones ]; (for music exam) pieza (feminine) obligatoria she delivered her set piece on the ills of capitalism soltó su discurso de siempre sobre los males del capitalismo
    Example sentences
    • It looks nice, plays well and has some great set pieces with the music placed to them perfectly.
    • These comic set pieces sweeten the icing that coats Layer Cake's underlying darkness.
    • The set pieces and special effects are superb, again because of Jackson's unusual approach.
    1.2 [Sport/Deporte] jugada (feminine) preparada, jugada (feminine) prefabricada or de laboratorio
    Example sentences
    • Shortly before half-time Ribblesdale increased the tempo, with depletion of the Cumbrian set-piece allowing more secure possession and also a more stable scrum.
    • Neither set-piece forces Boumnijel to work, but the pressure is building.
    • With a third set-piece similar to Elliott's previous two efforts, Steven Hammell dispatched another commendable drive wide of the post.

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