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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JERRY: Love gives you wings
. It makes you fly. I don't even call it love. I call it Geronimo.
JERRY: Geronimo. When you're really in love
, you'll jump. Off the top of the Empire State.
'Geronimo' the whole way down
CYNIC: But you'll die. You'll squash
yourself. What's the point?
JERRY: Aren't you listening, man? Love gives you wings.
|to be in love
|the whole way down
||durante todo el trayecto hacia abajo
|what's the point?
||¿de qué sirve?
LIZA: You're a Holden Caulfield fan?
LIZA: Holden Caulfield? Catcher in the Rye
JERRY: Never heard of him.
LIZA: You have ten copies of the book, but you don't know who the main character
JERRY: I've never read it. I just... Every time I see one I buy it. I don't know why exactly...
hear my favorite part?
JERRY: 'I keep picturing
all these little kids in this big field of rye... And I'm standing on the
of some crazy cliff
||centeno. 'Catcher in the Rye' es una famosa novela escrita por J. D. Salinger.
||Forma coloquial de want
LIZA: Jerry, there's something I have to ask you. Actually
, about a hundred
things, but we can make progress
if you answer one question. To my satisfaction.
LIZA: It was that painting. The one on the wall.
JERRY: I didn't mean for you to see it. It's like looking in someone's diary
taking it out of context
. You know what I mean?
LIZA: It made me feel like you could see inside of me. And I don't know how that's possible.
JERRY: So what's the question?
LIZA: How is it possible?
||No significa 'actualmente', sino 'realmente, en efecto, de hecho'.
|to make progress
||Este verbo significa disparar, pero en este caso se utiliza en forma figurada, con el significado 'Adelante, lanza tu pregunta'.
|to take something out of context
||sacar algo de contexto
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