I'm having a hard time with the slang in the movie Focus. I have just heard the following line:
All eyes on me until I make the mark. And once I fan him, I tug my lapel. Two fingers mean it's a prat ...
Listening to Van Halen's Jump, I have a problem.
Verse 1 has
I get up and nothing gets me down
You got it tough, I've seen the toughest around
And I know, baby, just how you feel
You gotta roll with ...
IMO, English songs from 80 to early 00 were golden.
Anyway, I don't know how many time I listened to Billy Joel's songs.
One of his songs Big Shot has this line,
Well, you went uptown
Ridin' in your ...
It was in the 12th episode of the 3rd season of Breaking Bad. Here is the context:
Hank: How is your old man?
Walt Jr: No. l don't think either of them are working right now.
Hank: How ...
It's from the 12th episode of the 2nd season of Breaking Bad. Here is the context:
Jesse's girlfiend: He's a high-school teacher. What's he gonna do,
give you a B-minus?
Send you outside to clap the ...
It's from the sixth episode of the first season of Breaking Bad. The context is one guys took another guy to a drug distributor to sell him drugs. The guy hands him a pack of meth, but the drug dealer ...
I was wondering what was the difference between these two terms:
“To rip off”
Which one is better in this sentence? :
“This store rips off their customers”
“This store scams their customers”
Please clarify the exact difference between:
I've seen your hands before
I've already seen your hands
Which sounds more natural in everyday English and which sound more common in formal talking or ...
So I have difficulties to pronounce “at all” in English, and I was wondering if “whatsoever” meant the same thing, and if it could be used in a conversation.
“He had no idea whatsoever.”
“He had no ...
Which of these sentence is correct?
“I am a person who likes their hair”
(we conjugate with “person” we use “their” as a gender-neutral pronoun or do we put “his?”)
“I am a person who like her hair”
In colloquial English, what a person who cares about personal well-being, hygiene and fitness, is called? if there are words which refer to just one or two aspects please mention them too.
This passage is from The Ferryman (jez Butterworth) What "Herberts" means?
MAGENNIS. When I was a kid we used to go out to my grandfather’s place
down in Fermanagh there, and help with the harvest. ...
What is the difference caused by using “I got stuck”, “I get stuck”, “I was stuck”, “I'm stuck"?
Could anyone please advise which is more natural and when should one use over the other with sentences?...
What is the difference caused by using “yep” instead of ”yeah”?
Is it used because “yep” sounds better and not straight like “yeah”? In some situations, it feels like "yes" is better to use than no ...
If one wants to leave a place permanently (house, working place, office) and go to another place, which verb can we use "(move, displace, relocate, shift, etc.) (to/ from)"?
I mean "(move to/ from), (...
The Passage is from Jez Butterworth's Jerusalem. what is this line: "Word in the college is 1987 is going to be worse." means? Also, who is Maureen Pringle?
PROFESSOR: A DJ, eh?
GINGER: That’s right,...
I was watching 'On The Buses' (British comedy) and I came across the word 'nick' being used to mean something along the lines of 'idiot'. I've never heard nick being used to mean 'idiot'.
One of the ...
It's from a play based on Mary Shelley's novel.
What does "if the children breed with the children" mean?
Victor: I don’t know. I have travelled where no man has travelled. I wonder
how far I can go....
What does Meat for the dogs mean?
it's from a play called Frankenstein
Victor: I shall need a steady supply of internal organs.
Ewan: Very good, sir.
Ewan: Quiet, Rab. Meat for the dogs....