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English translation: mezzo busto

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07:58 Mar 10, 2008
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
Italian term or phrase: MB - see context
Sentence: MB luminoso, ma titubante al tempo stesso, di xxx
Context: these are scriptwriting instructions in Italian (as another example PP would be Primo Piano)

Can anyone help with the English equivalent of MB? Many thanks!
Vittorina Klingbeil
Germany
Local time: 17:14
English translation:mezzo busto
Explanation:
half an eyeful!

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Note added at 43 mins (2008-03-10 08:41:55 GMT)
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MS or medium shot - sorry about that Vittorina!

For both terms, you can refer here:
http://www.freewebs.com/hlr/shots.htm

(or generally googlify)
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Jim Tucker
United States
Grading comment
Thanks Jim - that was very helpful
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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24 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
mezzo busto


Explanation:
half an eyeful!

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Note added at 43 mins (2008-03-10 08:41:55 GMT)
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MS or medium shot - sorry about that Vittorina!

For both terms, you can refer here:
http://www.freewebs.com/hlr/shots.htm

(or generally googlify)

Jim Tucker
United States
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 24
Grading comment
Thanks Jim - that was very helpful

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  simon tanner: useful link, too, Jim
1 hr

agree  Tom in London: yes, very interesting link
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