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  • Welcome to English at the movies where we teach you American English.

  • Heard at the movies.

  • Meet Deanna at the beginning of this film.

  • She is getting a divorce and feeling very bad about her life.

  • Listen for the phrase down the tubes, 23 years of marriage is just down the tubes.

  • Move!

  • What am I gonna do?

  • 40 something year old woman that doesn't even have a degree.

  • God, I know what I'm gonna dio.

  • Let me see you staying at home being your mom.

  • But I regret not getting my degree.

  • That's why somebody's mom just rolled in college.

  • So what do you think down the tubes?

  • Means is it wasted or wanted?

  • Listen again.

  • Did you have the right answer?

  • 23 years of marriage is just down the tubes.

  • Move!

  • What am I gonna do?

  • 40 something year old woman that doesn't even have a degree.

  • God, I know what I'm gonna dio.

  • Let me see you down the tubes means wasted.

  • But Deanna decides to make the best of her time.

  • Now by going to college, she enrolls in school with her daughter and soon becomes the title of this movie Life of the Party.

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English @ the Movies: 'Down The Tubes'

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/07/03
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