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stand-in Explained

stand-in at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [C]
1 someone who does the job or takes the place of someone else for a short time: --Gilbert failed to find a stand-in and so could not go to the party.//
2 someone who takes the place of an actor for some scenes in a film: stand-in for// --a stand-in for Tom Cruise// stand in at stand1 //

stand-in at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Substitute): substitute, deputy, replacement, supplement, stand-in, delegate, representative.

stand-in at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

1 a person who does sb's job for a short time when they are not available:
I acted as Tom's stand-in when he was away. * the stand-in captain
2 a person who replaces an actor in some scenes in a film/movie, especially dangerous ones:
Most of the stunts are performed by stand-ins.

stand-in at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n : someone who takes the place of another (as when things get
dangerous or difficult); "the star had a stand-in for
dangerous scenes"; "we need extra employees for summer
fill-ins" [syn: {substitute}, {relief}, {reliever}, {backup},
{backup man}, {fill-in}]

stand-in at English (WD) Of Explained:



to stand in


* Inter: audio » en-us-stand-in.ogg|Audio (US)


Inter: wikipedi » a
Inter: en-noun » head=stand-in
  • A person of similar size and shape to an actor that "stands-in" for the actor during the lengthy process of setting up a shot, who, unlike a double, does not appear in the film.
    1. : They used a stand-in to set up the lighting so that the actor did not have to be there during the lengthy process.
    2. A substitute
    3. Inter: quote-news »

    |date=October 23
    |author=Tom Fordyce
    |title=2011 Rugby World Cup final: New Zealand 8-7 France
    |work=BBC Sport
    |passage=France's own stand-in stand-off Trinh-Duc missed with a drop-goal when well set but then set off on a curving run through a scattered defensive line which carried him deep into enemy territory until Weepu's desperate tap-tackle finally brought him down.


    Inter: trans-top » person who stands in for an actor during shooting setup
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|doublure
    • German: Inter: t- » de|Double|n, Inter: t+ » de|Ersatz|m, Inter: t- » de|Lichtdouble|n Inter: qualifier » film; Inter: qualifier » jobs: Inter: t+ » de|Springer|m, Inter: t- » de|Springerin|f
    • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|kaszkadőr, Inter: t- » hu|dublőr
    • Interlingua: duple
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|cascatore|m

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|dobro
  • Romanian: dublură
  • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|neach-ionaid|m
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|doble
  • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|benzer, Inter: t+ » tr|dublör Inter: qualifier » film, Inter: t+ » tr|vekil, Inter: t+ » tr|yedek

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

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