the abbreviation for ‘digital versatile disc’ or ‘digital videodisc’ (a disk on which large amounts of information, especially photographs and video, can be stored, for use on a computer or DVD player) a DVD drive Is it available on DVD yet? CollocationsCinema/the moviesWatching go to/take somebody to (see) a film/movie go to/sit in (British English) the cinema/(North American English) the (movie) theater rent a film/movie/DVD download/stream a film/movie burn/copy/rip a DVD see/watch a film/movie/DVD/preview/trailerShowing show/screen a film/movie promote/distribute/review a film/movie (British English) be on at the cinema be released on/come out on/be out on DVD captivate/delight/grip/thrill the audience do well/badly at the box office get a lot of/live up to the hypeFilm-making write/co-write a film/movie/script/screenplay direct/produce/make/shoot/edit a film/movie/sequel make a romantic comedy/a thriller/an action movie do/work on a sequel/remake film/shoot the opening scene/an action sequence/footage (of something) compose/create/do/write the soundtrack cut/edit (out) a scene/sequenceActing have/get/do an audition get/have/play a leading/starring/supporting role play a character/James Bond/the bad guy act in/appear in/star in a film/movie/remake do/perform/attempt a stunt work in/make it big in Hollywood forge/carve/make/pursue a career in HollywoodDescribing films the camera pulls back/pans over something/zooms in (on something) the camera focuses on something/lingers on something shoot somebody/show somebody in extreme close-up use odd/unusual camera angles be filmed/shot on location/in a studio be set/take place in London/in the ’60s have a happy ending/plot twist See related entries: Showing filmsExtra examples Consumers are demanding high-quality DVD playback. I haven’t seen the first DVD so I can’t compare them. Pop this DVD in and sit back and relax. The first edition of the album comes with a bonus DVD. The movie is available in DVD format. a multi-region DVD player the DVD drive in my PC Let’s just stay in and watch a DVD.