In this section, we analyze parts of the TV show 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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From the episode 'Walkabout'
JACK: What's going on?
HURLEY: Jethro here's hoarding
the last of the peanuts.
SAWYER: My own stash
. I found it in there.
JACK: What about the rest of the food?
HURLEY: There is no rest of the food, dude
. We kind of
ate it all.
JACK: Okay, everybody, just calm down.
SAYID: We can find food. There are plenty of things on this island
we can use for
SAWYER: And exactly how are we gonna
find this sustenance?
LOCKE: We hunt.
|what's going on?
||Expresión frecuente que significa ¿qué sucede?
||acaparar. A hoard es una reserva secreta de provisiones.
||(slang, informal) amigo, tipo
||en cierto modo
|on this island
||en esta isla. Notar el uso de la preposición on.
||Forma coloquial de going to (ir a)
JACK: So... hunting boar
KATE: Who says this is my first time boar hunting?
. Tell me something. How come
anytime there's a hike
into the Heart of Darkness, you
? You know what's in there.
KATE: Actually, I don't... and neither do you
JACK: What's your feel on our new friend?
KATE: He seems to know what he's doing.
JACK: Call me paranoid, but anyone who packs a suitcase full of knives...
KATE: If I didn't know any better, I'd say you're worried about me, Jack.
JACK: If I didn't know any better, I'd say you have a problem staying in one place for very long, Kate. So, you
tell me why you're really going?
KATE: Sayid gave me this so he can triangulate the distress signal we heard, and find the source.
JACK: This isn't about boars?
KATE: I'm a vegetarian.
||Interjección usada al final de una pregunta, para pedir aprobación o acuerdo. Equivale al español eh?: Así que... cazando jabalí ahora, eh?
||Interjección usada para decir sí o cuando se desea que la otra persona continúe hablando. Equivale al español ajá.
||Forma familiar que significa ¿cómo es que?
|to sign up
|neither do you
||ni tú tampoco
||Forma coloquial de want to (querer)
KATE: You find something?
LOCKE: The ground here has been routed up
. That's how boars get the majority of their food. They
. Afterwards, they generally wallow
in the dirt and rub up against
it with their tusks
MICHAEL: Okay. So what's all that mean?
LOCKE: It means we're close
|to route up
||marcar un camino
|to rub up against something
||frotar, rozar contra algo
||En este caso, significa rayar.
||En este caso, significa cerca.
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