- even cops need a little soap opera in their lives
- —Joseph Wambaugh
Examples of soap opera in a Sentence
She loves to watch daytime soap operas.
the movie started out well, but quickly devolved into improbable soap opera
Recent Examples of soap opera from the Web
The 71-year-old soap opera star looked like no time has passed since her days as Erica Kane on All My Children.
Most of its productions are soap operas with gaudy costumes and maudlin dialogue.
Rafael, once a physician, moves into a Catholic retirement community following his wife's death and gains two sidekicks: the former soap opera heartthrob Pablo and the spastic, stridently wacky Anselmo.
Markle’s life in Baja California is worlds away from Buckingham Palace, and the less formal lifestyle here seems better suited to the 73-year-old former soap opera lighting director.
Earlier this week, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, the prototype for every evil soap opera oil baron ever created, learned over Twitter that his services were no longer needed.
In Dicochea’s reimagining of the genre, public figures and celebrities from the 20th and 21st centuries such as Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Fidel Castro, as well as numerous Mexican TV soap opera stars, are the parents and children.
The last 18 months in the Czech Republic have resembled a high-octane soap opera with a plot that could easily be dismissed as too fanciful.
In the world of teen soap opera love stories, that’s a genuine step forward — and it was pioneered by Dawson’s Creek.
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SOAP OPERA Defined for English Language Learners
: a television or radio program that has continuing stories about the daily lives and problems of a group of people
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