Noun(1) an actor able to replace a regular performer when required
Verb(1) be an understudy or alternate for a role
(1) What is an understudy or replacement to do when he takes over a role vacated by a star?(2) After the auditions, she told me that she wanted me to understudy all of the parts, since I knew them already, just in case.(3) He will understudy his successor who has an important role behind the scenes on the tour.(4) When rehearsals began, she was so impressed with him that she made him understudy for Jason's leading role.(5) This was the classic clichÔö£┬« - understudy steps in at the last moment and makes good.(6) They don't have an understudy to take that role right now.(7) Shortly after making the move, she was hired as an understudy for the company.(8) There are several Juliets, at least two Romeos, and among the 32 dancers everyone seems to understudy everybody else.(9) It's a bit like the old fairy tale of an understudy in the theatre getting their chance when the real lead falls ill and given the opportunity commands the stage.(10) He is standing to the side once again on this day, an understudy in this tumultuous theatre.(11) he is understood to be understudy for the governor(12) I was his understudy for a few years and I tried to learn as much as I could from him.(13) The understudy has had laryngitis for the past week.(14) he had to understudy Prospero(15) he has played as understudy to Celtic's usual goalkeeper(16) We should've just gotten an understudy for her role!
(1) under study :: onder studie
1. stand-in ::
2. substitute ::
3. replacement ::
4. reserve ::
5. fill-in ::
6. locum ::
7. proxy ::
8. backup ::
9. relief ::
10. standby ::
11. stopgap ::
12. sub ::
13. pinch-hitter ::
14. alternate ::
Different Formsunderstudies, understudy, understudying
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