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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HENNESSEY: I'm really sorry
about this morning, John, really sorry. Please don't hate me for
dragging you into
that. Please don’t...
JOHN: I don't hate you.
HENNESSEY: That's good to hear
. Really good.
JOHN: But could you at least wait until I call for you before you show up
HENNESSEY: You didn't call?
JOHN: Not yet. Jesus, Hennessey, you freak me out
HENNESSEY: So you want me to go away
and come back?
JOHN: No. I've got an assignment
HENNESSEY: Really? What kind of assignment?
JOHN: The kind you'll have to be sober
|I'm really sorry
||lo siento mucho
| to drag somebody into something
||arrastrar a alguien a algo
|to show up
|to freak somebody out
||asustar a alguien
|to go away
||misión, función, tarea
ANGELA: I killed a man today. Another one.
FATHER GARRET: I'm sorry, Angela.
ANGELA: Most cops
go twenty years without firing their gun
. Not me. I always seem to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. I didn't even see his face. I just
pulled the trigger
and he went away. Just like all the
FATHER GARRET: These feelings are natural in your line of work, Angela. I'd be
if you didn't have them. But you have to be strong. You can't allow your
faith to be overshadowed
ANGELA: I'm trying. I'm trying really hard
|to fire a gun
||disparar un arma
|to pull the trigger
||apretar el gatillo
||fe. Faithful significa fiel. Faithless significa infiel,
desleal. Blind faith es fe ciega.
|to be overshadowed
||culpa. Culpable se dice guilty.
|to try really hard
JOHN: No, I've beaten
things, things most people have never even heard of and after all that, you think I'm going to be
DR. ARCHER: You wouldn't be the first, John.
JOHN: It can't be that simple. I mean, come on, Les, you saved
me before. You can do it again,
DR. ARCHER: This is different. This is aggressive. Twenty years ago you didn't want to be here. Now you don't want to
JOHN: That's because I know exactly where I'm going this time.
|to beat something
|to do in
||dejar a alguien muy cansado, extenuar
|to save somebody
||salvar a alguien
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