Idioms about camera
- out of the range of a video camera, as a television or motion picture camera: The stunt woman was waiting just off camera for her cue to enter the scene.
- (of an actor) in one’s private rather than professional life: The two co-stars are best friends off camera.
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How to use camera in a sentence
Some districts have policies stating that students can’t be required to keep their cameras on.Kids are shooting hoops with rolled up socks, but pandemic physical education is not canceled|Kelly Field|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
He doesn’t say anything, and the camera doesn’t catch his expression.
Gertrude the pig rooted around a straw-filled pen, oblivious to the cameras and onlookers — and the 1,024 electrodes eavesdropping on her brain signals.Can privacy coexist with technology that reads and changes brain activity?|Laura Sanders|February 11, 2021|Science News
They are clearly playing to the cameras, to the public all the time.House impeachment managers emphasize the danger to Pence and other top officials in harrowing retelling of Jan. 6 attack|Amy Gardner, Karoun Demirjian, Felicia Sonmez, Paul Kane|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
Mountainous nose tackle Vita Vea, wearing Oakley goggles and a T-shirt with Brady’s scouting combine photo on it, took control of a Fox News camera.Tampa Bay Buccaneers celebrate Super Bowl LV victory in boat parade|Cindy Boren, Glynn A. Hill|February 10, 2021|Washington Post
Open-carry activists are known for baiting cops into on-camera arguments about the Second Amendment and state laws.Texas Gun Slingers Police the Police—With a Black Panthers Tactic|Brandy Zadrozny|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
We also see her physically battling Sheriff Clark, but the camera focuses on her falling to the ground.Dr. King Goes to Hollywood: The Flawed History of ‘Selma’|Gary May|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The camera passes to each hostage in turn to allow them to plead with the Lebanese government to let them live.
He subtly gestured toward the direction of the camera pointed at their house.The Life and Hard Times Of The Family A Cuban Defector Left Behind|Brin-Jonathan Butler|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We see photographs of him with his arm around Joan Jett, two punks mugging for the camera.‘All Good Cretins Go to Heaven’: Dee Dee Ramone’s Twisted Punk Paintings|Melissa Leon|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A leather cased camera was suspended from his bull neck by means of a strap.
He ran from the stamping mill, his camera bobbing from the strap around his neck and his tripod dragging behind him.
In this vicinity are the Burnham beeches, made known almost everywhere by the camera and the brush of the artist.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car|Thomas D. Murphy
In fact, if we should peek in the back of the camera, and to do so would ruin the exposure, we could not even see it.
Now if we could look inside the camera and the image were visible, we would see that it was upside down.
British Dictionary definitions for camera
- law relating to a hearing from which members of the public are excluded
- in private