In this section, we analyze parts of the movie script to learn and understand the use of daily English language.
Read the passages and try to understand them. Then, read the vocabulary explanation. Finally, read the passage again.
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FLETCHER: How are you today?
FRANK: All right. How about yourself?
FLETCHER: Oh, I'm fine. Do you like
FRANK: No. I don't like boats.
FLETCHER: You don't! Why not?
FRANK: Oh, I don't know.
FLETCHER: Sure you do, but you don't want to tell me.
FRANK: You're a smart
kid. I'll tell you. One time I was stuck
on a boat
with some people for four months.
FLETCHER: A lifeboat
. A big white yacht
. Do you know what a yacht is?
. My mom rented this huge yacht once, and we took a trip. It
was great. Everyone threw up
except me. I love them.
FRANK: Well, nobody's perfect.
|to be stuck
||Expresión familiar que significa no
||Expresión familiar que significa sí
|to throw up
SPECTOR: Look. Frank, I know what you're saying. I know you want to do what's best
for her. I understand that. You have a job to do
here. But you have to
understand that Rachel has a job to do too. And that's what she's doing - out
there. She's working, Frank. That's what she does and that's where she does it.
right now. This is the time for her. If she doesn't get out there,
she's dead. Forget about crazy death threats
, if she doesn't sing, she's
dead anyway... Look, handled properly
, this thing could be good for a
million dollars' worth
of free publicity.
||mejor. Es la forma superlativa de good (bueno). Para aprender a realizar comparaciones, ver Comparatives and Superlatives.
||hacer. El verbo to make también significa hacer. Ambos se utilizan en casos específicos. Por ejemplo, hacer los deberes es to do the homework pero hacer la cama es to make the bed. Para aprender más, ver Do or Make?.
||En este caso significa popular
||amenaza. El verbo amenazar es to threaten.
||manejar, encargarse de
|to be worth
FLETCHER: You okay, Frank?
FRANK: Yeah, Fletcher, I'm okay. How about you?
FLETCHER: I couldn't sleep... It was so scary
, just thinking about it...
FLETCHER: Do you feel scared, Frank?
FRANK: Yeah, Fletcher, I do. Everybody's afraid of
That's how we know we care about
something, when we're afraid we'll lose
FLETCHER: What are you afraid of?
FRANK: I think you should try to go back to sleep now, pal
FLETCHER: Tell me, Frank, please. Is it the man who killed Nicki? Are you afraid
||aterrador. Asustado se dice scared. Susto se dice scare.
|to be afraid of something
||tener miedo de algo
|to care about something
||preocuparse por algo
||perder. Las formas del pasado son lost, lost.
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