as\ an\ aside


as\ an\ aside
adv. phr.
Said as a remark in a low tone of voice; used in theaters where the actor turns toward the audience as if to "think out loud."

During the concert Tim said to his wife as an aside, "the conductor has no idea how to conduct Beethoven."


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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