English to Afrikaans Meaning :: upstage

Upstage :
kniehalter
- kniehalterupstagedupstagesmaskering
 

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Noun(1) the rear part of the stage
Verb(1) treat snobbishly, put in one's place(2) move upstage, forcing the other actors to turn away from the audience(3) steal the show, draw attention to oneself away from someone else
Adjective(1) of the back half of a stage(2) remote in manner
Adverb(1) at or toward the rear of the stage

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(1) Complete with all the amenities you'd find in an office, desk, chairs, computers, water fountain; you could also see a second office through the door upstage .(2) Give them a chance to make an exhibition of themselves and these two never miss the opportunity, as they did while attempting to upstage the president's address to Parliament.(3) Never again can a Prime Minister allow his number two to upstage him like that.(4) They part to reveal a man hanging upside down from a wall upstage , and a woman, standing in a spotlight down stage, reaching out to him.(5) Rebecca later denied claims that the star had attempted to upstage her.(6) I went behind the upstage curtain, a place I had never been.(7) With stage shutters open to reveal a large drawing-room extending upstage , the partygoers are grouped around different card tables and involved in their card games.(8) The worthy fellow travels with heavy heart all the way to Bohemia, there to abandon the babe, whereupon he exits upstage right.(9) As the audience entered the stage was set up as a shabby music room: there was a straight-backed piano upstage right and various basic wooden chairs arranged with music stands.(10) Taylor's set employs a ballet bar set diagonally upstage from down stage right.(11) Phelps is threatening to even upstage Aussie sensation Ian Thorpe and their battle in the 200m freestyle promises to be one of the great highlights of the Games.(12) The sounds of a music box shifted into gusting wind as one group of dancers exited upstage while another solemnly entered.(13) His set was ingenious: An upstage curtain glided laterally, exposing a background that changed color and shape as dancers entered and exited in silhouette.(14) It's an unwritten rule of weddings that you don't upstage the bride on her big day.(15) Dominating the upstage wall is a crude collage of dust-weathered letters that provides a screen on which slides are projected.(16) Kit Conner enters upstage left and crosses to downstage right and sits down on the table with feet on chair.
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(1) upstage ::
kniehalter
Synonyms
Adjective
1. aloof ::
afsydig
2. distant ::
ver
Verb
3. outshine ::
oorskadu
4. outclass ::
meerdere
5. eclipse ::
verduistering
6. overshadow ::
oorskadu
7. trump ::
troef
9. put to shame ::
beskaamd
Different Forms
upstage, upstaged, upstages, upstaging
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