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  • Welcome to English at the Movies.

  • American Classics, Where We teach You American English.

  • Heard at the movies, Jaws, from 1975 is considered to be an exciting movie.

  • It tells the story of a town frightened by a shark.

  • The animal repeatedly attacks and kills swimmers.

  • Three men make a plan to capture the shark.

  • Using a boat filled with tools, one of the men tries to get the shark's attention by throwing food into the sea.

  • Listen for the words you're going to need a bigger boat.

  • Well, we're gonna need a bigger boat.

  • Shut off that engine.

  • What do you think you're going to need a bigger boat means is it The problem is larger than imagined, or the problem can be solved with a bigger boat.

  • Listen again.

  • Well, we're gonna need a bigger boat.

  • Shut off that engine.

  • You're going to need a bigger boat means the problem is larger than imagined.

  • People use the phrase when a situation seems impossible, too large or too difficulty to overcome.

  • And that's English at the movies.

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English @ the Movies: You're going to need a bigger boat

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/10/24
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