French translation of 'set piece'
1. (in music competition) morceau m imposé
2. (in sport) combinaison f travaillée à l’entraînement
The first three Celtic goals came from set pieces. Les trois premiers buts de Celtic ont été marqués sur des combinaisons travaillées à l’entraînement.
3. (= section of film, novel) scène fpl
the film’s martial arts set pieces les scènes d’arts martiaux du film
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Example Sentences Including 'set piece'
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The big set pieces are impressive, but it all remains flat.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The highlights of the film are the set pieces showing civic unrest.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The show keeps hitting us with set pieces in its first part, which gives us the childhood years that adaptations often omit.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
There are great visual set pieces that play on your expectations and take you from observing a space to really being in it.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
There are some great set pieces, all played at such a pitch that this comes to feel like a series of darkly satirical cabaret turns.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
In the first half the set piece - so recently unfashionable in certain rugby union circles - was the epicentre of the match.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The gameplay is always varied and diverse set pieces come often to bring great moments of excitement.The Sun (2016)
'set piece' in Other Languages
British English: set piece NOUN
A set piece is an occasion such as a battle or a move in a game of football that is planned and carried out in an ordered way.
Guerrillas avoid fighting set-piece battles.
Translation of set piece from the Collins English to French Dictionary