2015年4月6日 星期一

看影集學英文: How I Met Your Mother S1 ep3

This much fun is good.

It's safe.
It's guaranteed.
保證: guarantee


You're in a rut.

And I am a rut-buster.
I'm going to bust your rut.
一成不變的事:rut
弄壞、打破: bust
(Barney 說他是 "rut-buster" 是說他要當打破Ted的常規的那個人)

有看過飛哥與小佛的朋友可能常聽到 busted! 這個字
飛哥的姐姐Candace 每次都想要讓她的弟弟們「倒大楣」,她的英文其實是說要揭露她弟弟們的事情,要 bust them!


It's not a rut, okay? It's a routine, and I like it.
例行事項: routine

two handsome international businessmen just back from a lucrative trip to Japan.
賺錢的: lucrative 

Now you can either put the bags on the carousel now, or you can listen to me give you a really long speech convincing you to put the bags on the carousel.
行李輸送帶: carousel
說服: convince
either...or : 這個...或那個 (二選一) 
(複習一下either...or 句型)

Follow them.
Ticket's on me.
On me: 算我頭上

如果和朋友吃飯,朋友說 "Dinner's on me!" 意思就是「晚餐我請客!」

 don't you dare get on that escalator
Dare: 敢....
Don't you dare...: 你敢...
How dare you!: 你竟敢!
(真心話大冒險的英文就是 "truth or dare" = 說真心話或是做一件不敢做的事)

手扶梯: escalator VS 電梯: elevator

Being a lawyer had better be awesome.
最好: had better

Oh, yeah, you know me-- I'm the jealous type.
jealous: 吃醋
jealous type: 愛吃醋那型

This is an outrage

Look, this is all just It's a misunderstanding.


You had to play the race card.
play the...card : 打...牌
ex: 打同情牌 = play the sympathy card
打女友牌: play the girlfriend card


You both retain the right to refuse to answer any questions without an attorney present
保持: retain
拒絕: refuse
律師(美式說法): attorney
在場: present

  No, no, don't interrupt.
打擾: interrupt


Our relationship is built on mutual trust.

If someone were to pull that off, I dare say it would be what's the word? .
pull...off: 讓...發生 (通常是困難的事)
常見的用法是 pull it off

在電影中也常聽到人家說 you pull the hairstyle off, 也可以用來形容人把不好看的髮型(或是各種造型) 呈現的很好看

All I wanted was to have a regular beer at my regular bar with my regular friends in my regular city.

Look, our forefathers died for the pursuit of happiness, okay?
追求: pursuit



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