scenario


scenario
01. My cousin has written a [scenario] for a movie, and it has just been sold to a major Hollywood producer.
02. During their training, police officers have to look at all kinds of [scenarios] and discuss what course of action to take in a given situation.
03. The worst-case [scenario] for this political party would be if the leader tries to hang onto power, and takes the party down with him.
04. The management team looked at a number of different [scenarios] for how the company could expand over the next five years.
05. Experts say that the killing of hundred of thousands of people by terrorists using a crude nuclear bomb is no longer a far-off or far-fetched [scenario].
06. American military personnel are staging various terrorist [scenarios] in order to better prepare for possible future attacks.
07. Scientists are studying various abrupt climate change [scenarios] to assess their impact on our planet.
08. The [scenario] for the film is Earth, 200 years in the future.
09. A recent article in the Asia Times Online discussed a possible [scenario] in which China might be able to completely take over Taiwan in a week.
10. This white paper outlines five [scenarios] for using our software program to manage users' desktop environments.
11. In my canoeing course, we went through a few different [scenarios], such as flipping over, losing a paddle, and a couple of others, and then discussed what we should do in each situation.
12. The following [scenario] is an example of how we can help your company to increase business while lowering costs.
13. Susan Sontag once suggested that the taste for worst-case [scenarios] reflects the need to master fear of what is felt to be uncontrollable.
14. Every time I play tennis with Joe, it's the same [scenario]; I do okay for the first couple of games, but once he gets warmed up, he totally kills me.
15. When they were planning their wedding, they considered several [scenarios], and finally chose one they liked - and could afford.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • SCÉNARIO — Le terme de scénario (d’un mot italien signifiant «décors») est employé dans le cinéma, mais plus anciennement encore au théâtre et dans la littérature, pour désigner l’intrigue sur laquelle s’appuie un récit en mots, ou en images et en sons.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Scenario — Scénario Réalisation audiovisuelle Les différentes étapes L Art Le métier …   Wikipédia en Français

  • scenario — 1. The pronunciation is normally si nah ri oh in BrE and si nai r i oh in AmE. The plural form is scenarios. 2. The word came into English from Italian in the late 19c as a term for the outline plot of a play, ballet, novel, etc., and was… …   Modern English usage

  • scenario — ит. [шэна/рио], англ. [сина/рио] scénario фр. [сэнарио/] сценарий …   Словарь иностранных музыкальных терминов

  • scénario — scenario ит. [шэна/рио], англ. [сина/рио] scénario фр. [сэнарио/] сценарий …   Словарь иностранных музыкальных терминов

  • scenario — (n.) 1878, sketch of the plot of a play, from It. scenario, from L.L. scenarius of stage scenes, from L. scena scene (see SCENE (Cf. scene)). Meaning imagined situation is first recorded 1962 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Scenario — Sce*na ri*o, n. [It.] A preliminary sketch of the plot, or main incidents, of an opera. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scenarĭo — (ital.), Verzeichniß der aufeinander[40] folgenden Scenen mit wesentlicher Angabe des Inhalts, deren Dialog von den Schauspielern extemporirt wird …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Scenarĭo — (ital., spr. sche ), s. Argument und Scenarium …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • scenario — noun abstract, analysis, brief, capsule, compression, condensation, contents, digest, essence, narrative, outline, plot, recap, recapitulation, report, review, script, sketch, story, sum and substance, summary, synopsis, text Burton s Legal… …   Law dictionary

  • scenario — /ʃe narjo/ s.m. [dal lat. tardo scaenarium spazio per le scene ]. 1. a. (cinem., teatr.) [complesso degli elementi (tavole o tele dipinte, fondale, suppellettili, ecc.) che raffigurano l ambiente in cui si svolge l azione teatrale o… …   Enciclopedia Italiana