French translation of 'backcloth'
- (theatre, = backdrop) (to stage)
toile f de fond
- (figurative, = background) (to scenery)
toile f de fondagainst a backcloth of green hills
sur un fond de collines vertes,
avec les collines vertes comme toile de fond
- (figurative, to event)
against a backcloth of sth [strikes, industrial unrest]
dans un climat de qch
⇒ The events occurred against a backcloth of industrial unrest in Britain.
Les événements ont eu lieu dans un climat d'agitation industrielle en Grande-Bretagne.
Example Sentences Including 'backcloth'
She shouted desperately, but her voice was lost against the backcloth of night and the ravine.Passion in the Peak
It was a frank imitation of Oberammergau, with the back of the stage open to a living backcloth of green hills.Passion in the Peak
It was some weeks now since they had had any respite from shellfire against this dismal backcloth.Displaced Person
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Translation of backcloth from the Collins English to French Dictionary