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game / CL: 場|场 / to play
drama / play / theater
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variant of 戲|戏
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trick / drama / play / show / CL: 齣|出, 場|场, 臺|台
Chinese opera
role-playing game (RPG)
video game / game machine
(neologism c. 2017) melodramatic person / drama queen
(coll.) promising / likely to turn out well
Game of Thrones (TV series)
Huangmei opera (local opera of Anhui)
to watch a play / to watch passively (i.e. from the sidelines, from the crowd)
to take liberties with a woman / to dally / to assail a woman with obscenities
to put on a play / to perform / fig. to pretend / to feign
to shoot a movie
gamepad (Tw)
large-scale Chinese opera / Beijing opera / major dramatic production (movie, TV series etc)
computer and video games
to frolic / to romp
child's play / trifling matter
gaming device / controller (for computer or console)
(coll.) not a chance / no way / hopeless
scene (in a movie etc) / one's part in a movie or play / (archaic) actor's payment
Central Academy of Drama
monodrama / one-man show / comic talk
to accept an acting role
(of an actor) to inhabit one's role / to become the character / (of an audience) to get involved in the drama
sex scene (in a movie etc)
a network computer game
opera form popular along Changjiang
opera (or role) involving much singing and action / (fig.) highlight / main feature / major activity
acrobatics / jugglery / cheap trick / game
local Chinese opera, such as Shaoxing opera 越劇|越剧, Sichuan opera 川劇|川剧, Henan opera 豫劇|豫剧 etc
(of an actor) to disengage from the performance (e.g. after the show ends) / (of an audience) to lose interest in the performance
to jokingly call / jocular appellation
shadow play
(dialect) veteran actor / old trouper
to banter / to crack jokes / to ridicule
dramatist / playwright
to play tricks on / to make fun of / to tease
to amuse oneself / to play with / to tease
to perform in opera
magic trick
(derog.) opera singer / actor
cat and mouse game
Shanghai Theatrical Institute
item (on a program)
dramatic form consisting of historical narration / history as jocular narrative / to stretch history for a joking story / amusing story with strained interpretations of history / to make an unreasonable comparison in jest
hat trick (when one player scores three goals)
glove puppetry
theory of free play (in Kant's philosophy)
lit. find a stage, put on a comedy (idiom); to join in the fun / to play along according to local conditions
to act in a play / to put on a play
psychological drama
local Chinese opera, such as Shaoxing opera 越劇|越剧, Sichuan opera 川劇|川剧, Henan opera 豫劇|豫剧 etc
opera for popular in Sichuan and Yunnan
to attend an opera / to see an opera
to perform conjuring tricks / to conjure / to juggle
monkey show
joking matter / to go back on one's words
theatrical performance (e.g. on religious festival)
opera highlights performed as independent pieces
a card game
the role an actor plays best (idiom) / (fig.) one's specialty / one's forte
model theater (operas and ballets produced during the Cultural Revolution)
lit. mandarin ducks playing in the water / fig. to make love
Gaojia opera of Fujian and Taiwan
Beijing opera / CL: 齣|出
to start an opera
three women are enough for a drama (idiom)
type of opera from Taiwan and Fujian
nude scene (in a movie)
jigsaw puzzle / wood block puzzle
the best part of the show is yet to come / (with ironic tone) the worst is yet to come / you ain't seen nothin' yet
(theater etc) ticket
sex scene (in a movie etc)
puppet show
glove puppet / CL:
a parody / to parody
sinister plot / dirty trick / cheap trick
to put on a rival show (idiom); to set oneself up against sb / to get into confrontation
Anhui local opera
next-to-last item on a program (theater) / climax
Shandong opera
acrobatics / entertainment at folk festival
fiction comes true / play-acting that turns into reality
actor's lines (in theater)
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