- the platform on which the actors perform in a theater.
- this platform with all the parts of the theater and all the apparatus back of the proscenium.
- any one of the major time periods in the development of an insect, as the embryonic, larval, pupal, and imaginal stages.
- Also called stadium. any one of the periods of larval growth between molts.
verb (used with object), staged, stag·ing.
verb (used without object), staged, stag·ing.
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Idioms for stage
- to continue to be produced, as a play or other theatrical production.
- to be the center of attention.
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Example sentences from the Web for stage
But at this stage, he is either afraid or unable to get carried away by his thoughts.
He said many of them had trouble making the transition from stage realism to the more naturalistic demands of the screen.
People scream, the orchestra stops playing, and the stage manager whisks the diva into the wings.
The substitute nurse says to him in a stage whisper, “You know, the doctor says no vodka.”
And his parents were well-known country performers on stage and radio.
His comedies are less remarkable on the stage than they are in the library.
These are not the writers who make so much as a clerk's income out of the stage.My Miscellanies, Vol. 2 (of 2)|Wilkie Collins
Dramatic instinct as applied to listening on the stage, and everywhere, is apt to be overlooked.Browning and the Dramatic Monologue|S. S. Curry
Against the wall was a large wardrobe closet; stage costumes were hanging in it.Astounding Stories of Super-Science January 1930|Victor Rousseau
He turned accordingly and pulled open the door that led to the stage.Mistress Nell|George C. Hazelton, Jr.
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Idioms and Phrases with stage
In addition to the idioms beginning with stage
- stage fright
- stage whisper
- at this stage
- set the scene (stage) for