Noun(1) a used automobile tire that has been remolded to give it new treads
Verb(1) use again in altered form(2) give new treads to (a tire
(1) a retread of the 30s romantic comedy(2) The story is mostly a retread of clichÔö£┬«d material and does not offer any new or significant plot developments.(3) The allegory transforms what would be a tired, preachy historical retread into a readable narrative.(4) What stops this being a mere retread of studio highlights is that indefinable quality one can only refer to as feeling.(5) It's interesting to see the different spins the TV spots give the movie, but they basically retread the same footage.(6) This is both the promise and the curse of the sequel, as it must be more than a pure retread of the original story (lest the audience be bored), yet include enough of the familiar from the original to make it a familiar landscape.(7) Knowing that, should I be terribly surprised that the whole film feels pretty much like a tired old retread of at least a dozen earlier films?(8) While it may play like a retread of hundreds of other King creations, Kingdom Hospital still manages to maintain its own individual integrity thanks to the skill of the man behind the pen.(9) Jenkins was considered a second tier candidate simply because he was a retread .(10) To this reader, her book suffers a good deal from her decision to retread her dissertation as the introductory and methodological chapter of the book.(11) Most of them retread old ground, with very little new being added to the scholarship on Southern African rock art or San ethnology.(12) they never retread the same ground(13) Its lyrics unashamedly retread the themes of guns, murder, robbery and drugs.(14) The Hard Way is one of those films that upon first glance looks about the same as any other cop-buddy film, just another Lethal Weapon retread .(15) The film's middle section is largely a retread in the vein of Presumed Innocent or No Way Out, in which the hero juggles evidence and witnesses to try and stay one step ahead of his own investigation.(16) And, as is so often the case with Hollywood productions nowadays, everything plays strictly to formula, drifting into a tiresome retread of countless other movies - ie, you can guess the ending a mile off.
1. recap ::
2. rework ::
3. make over ::
Different Formsretread, retreaded, retreading, retreads
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