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the big screen

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe big screenthe big screenAMFthe cinema, rather than television or the theatreon the big screen She was last seen on the big screen in the comedy ‘Jawbreaker’. big screen
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the big screenHer play was adapted for the big screen.We watched it on the big screen.Rosheen watched as Postine came into view on the big screen, her massive frame picked out in infra-red against the night.Arnold Schwarzenegger, man of action and few words on the big screen.Andrew himself is no stranger to the big screen and has featured in several commercials.The only thing less suited to the big screen would be a movie set in a bomb shelter.Filmmakers are hoping to bring several of Sandlin's works to the big screen.
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