He did a comic turn in tropic Thunder and a quirky commercial for Jimmy Kimmel that aired during the Oscars.
Below the tropic, on the other hand, the Catholic Church continues to grow dramatically.
"tropic Thunder" was a modest hit ($159 million), but it cost a fortune to make ($100 million).
The greatest divide in the Catholic Church is the tropic of Cancer.
In tropic Thunder, he was a hopelessly deluded movie star in search of an Oscar.
Dressing was rapid, for Chris, like the rest of the sailors in the tropic heat, wore only his breeches.
The fever was in his brain, the magic of the tropic moon was flooding his soul.
Gauguin found that he had suddenly aged—a common experience enough for white men coming suddenly into a tropic climate.
The sun-sets on the English stage are as rapid as in any tropic region.
It was like a fairy story to see all these strange inhabitants of the tropic seas.
late 14c., "either of the two circles in the celestial sphere which describe the northernmost and southernmost points of the ecliptic," from Late Latin tropicus "of or pertaining to the solstice" (as a noun, "one of the tropics"), from Latin tropicus "pertaining to a turn," from Greek tropikos "of or pertaining to a turn or change, or to the solstice" (as a noun, "the solstice"), from trope "a turning" (see trope).
The notion is of the point at which the sun "turns back" after reaching its northernmost or southernmost point in the sky. Extended 1520s to the corresponding latitudes on the earth's surface (23 degrees 28 minutes north and south); meaning "region between these parallels" is from 1837. Tropical "hot and lush like the climate of the tropics" is first attested 1834.
Affecting or attracted to something specified: gonadotropic.