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act outTo go through the process of a scene from a play, a charade or a pointless exercise.
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a leopard cannot change its spotsOne cannot change one's own nature.1597, William Shakespeare, Richard II Act i, Scene 1 (First Folio):King. Lyons make Leopards tame.Mowbray. Yea but not change his ?pots.1611, King James Version of the Bible, Jeremiah 13:23:Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots?1820, Walter Scott, Ivanhoe Chapter 32:End now all unkindness. Let us put the Jew to ransom, since the leopard will not change his spots, and a Jew he will continue to be.1918, Johnston McCulley, Thubway Tham's Inthane Moment:The leopard cannot change his spots, old boy.
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eat someone out of house and homeC. 1598, William Shakespeare, Henry IV, Part 2, Act II Scene I.
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fade outA type of transition used in movies usually at the end of a scene, in which the transition fades to black from the cut.
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l'esprit de l'escalierThe experience of thinking of a devastating rejoinder only after leaving the scene of the debate.
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long shotA master shot, the primary wide shot of a scene into which the closeups will be edited later.
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so quiet one can hear a pin dropSaid during a lull in a normally bustling place or scene, or as the result of a sudden dramatic or tense moment.
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speak of the devilAn expression sometimes used when a person mentioned in the current conversation happens to arrive on the scene.
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