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|English to English translations [PRO]|
|English term or phrase: leitmotif|
|I'm looking for a word/ phrase commonly used.|
I's about having one, when e.g. making a film.
US and UK versions welcome.
|English translation:main subject/theme|
This is what it means, but I don´t know if there is another specific term for it. Good luck anyway.
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|I took 'main theme', although probably a bit too sophisticated again, but it fits nicely. |
Thanks everybody for your prompt replies and - yet again - contribution to my knowledge of English.
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3 mins confidence:
motif, underlying theme
If you mean a recurrent element, then I would suggest "motif."
If you mean a dominant idea, I would suggest "underlying theme."
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