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scene

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noun
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Idioms about scene

    behind the scenes, in secret or in private.
    make the scene, Slang. to appear in a particular place or engage in a particular activity: Let's make the scene downtown tonight. She was never one to make the drug scene.

Origin of scene

First recorded in 1530–40; from Latin scēna “background” (of the stage), from Greek skēnḗ “booth” (where actors dressed)

synonym study for scene

2. See view.

OTHER WORDS FROM scene

in·ter·scene, noun

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH scene

scene , seen
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British Dictionary definitions for scene

scene
/ (siːn) /

noun

Word Origin for scene

C16: from Latin scēna theatrical stage, from Greek skēnē tent, stage
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Other Idioms and Phrases with scene

scene

see behind the scenes; make a scene; make the scene; on the scene; set the scene for.

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