Origin of prologue
OTHER WORDS FROM prologuepro·logu·ist, pro·log·ist, nounpro·logue·like, pro·log·like, adjectiveun·pro·logued, adjective
Words nearby prologue
How to use prologue in a sentence
As he explains in the prologue to “A Zoo in My Luggage,” “To me extirpation of an animal species is a criminal offence, just as the destruction of something else that we cannot recreate or replace, such as a Rembrandt or the Acropolis, would be.”
With a paranoid urgency, Prokopios writes in the prologue that he wants to come clean and tell us what actually happened.What the QAnon of the 6th Century Teaches Us About Conspiracies|Roland Betancourt|February 3, 2021|Time
So the movie started with the prologue of the son telling the story of what happened to dad.Rolling With James Brolin: Hollywood’s Quiet Giant|Eugene Robinson|January 29, 2021|Ozy
I’ve yet to spend a lot of time with the latest version of that device, but if past is any prologue, it’s a solid choice for those looking for an Android-compatible Apple alternative at a good price.
The problems associated with getting people to wear masks, which is a much simpler solution than visiting a health care professional and receiving a shot, is prologue to what we’ll see when it comes to getting people vaccinated, he explained.Health care executives fear public distrust of COVID-19 vaccine will lead to continued spread of disease|Nicole Goodkind|July 8, 2020|Fortune
Here is a title that, in its prologue, tasks players with fighting a horde of angels on top of a moving jet.Bayonetta Is Nintendo’s Graphic, Ass-Kicking Barbie|Alec Kubas-Meyer|October 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“The past is prologue,” says a Democratic House leadership aide.
It also features a scene that is shockingly reminiscent of the prologue in The Dark Knight Rises.‘Call of Duty: Ghosts’ Review: The Juggernaut Franchise Might Be Drying Up|Alec Kubas-Meyer|November 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
These moves are positive, but if past is prologue, any real change could take years to enact.
But in a nation that has existed for more than 5,000 years, the past is more than a prologue.
Trewely is here three syllables, which is the normal form; cf. Prologue, 761; Kn.
Both in the present passage and in the Pardoner's Prologue the verb to erme is used with the same sb., viz.
And this was as it should be; the intent of that little prologue was merely to whet the appetite for the real play.The Girls of Central High on the Stage|Gertrude W. Morrison
Used ludicrously to mean a feat of horsemanship in l. 50 of the Manciple's Prologue.
The dropped word is clearly here, which rimes with manere in the Miller's Prologue, and elsewhere.
British Dictionary definitions for prologue
often US prolog
- the prefatory lines introducing a play or speech
- the actor speaking these lines
- an introductory scene in which a narrator summarizes the main action of the work
- a brief independent play preceding the opera, esp one in honour of a patron