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  • Welcome to English at the Movies.

  • American Classics.

  • Where We Teach You American English Heard at the Movies.

  • 1983 Movie The Right Stuff is about America's first astronauts and manned spaceflight program Project Mercury.

  • The program brought much fame to the pilots and their families.

  • Some of them felt pressured by the attention.

  • In this scene.

  • One astronaut defends his wife's refusal to be interviewed on television by the country's vice president.

  • Listen for the words out of line E can't do that, John, the vice president, the head of the program.

  • You're gonna think of the broader interest of this program.

  • You're way out of line here.

  • I'm out of line.

  • Yes, sir.

  • I'm running this show here.

  • We'll see about that.

  • Yeah, and I'm thinking of changing the order of flight assignments.

  • What do you think out of line means?

  • Is it a behavior that is considered unacceptable or the movement in the opposite direction of a crowd?

  • Listen again.

  • You can't do that, John.

  • The vice president, the head of the program.

  • You're gonna think of the broader interest of this program.

  • You're way out of line here.

  • I'm out of line.

  • Yes, sir.

  • The answer is a behavior that is considered unacceptable.

  • A person who is out of line has acted in an unreasonable and unacceptable way.

  • And that's English at the movies.

  • I'm Dorothy Gundy.

Welcome to English at the Movies.

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English @ the Movies: Out of Line

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