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  • Welcome back to weekly words. My name is Alisha and this week, we are going to talk about

  • commonly quoted movie lines. Uh…I hope I know these.

  • “I will be back”. A lot of people like to just try and do an Arnold

  • Schwarzenegger impression. This comes from the movie Terminator where Arnold Schwarzenegger

  • plays a robot from the future and it’s really awesome. You can use this with your friends.

  • You can use this in common everyday situations where you have to leave some place but you

  • want to tell people in kind of a funny way that you plan on coming back, you can say

  • I will be back.

  • Inconceivable, say this with the lips, Incon[ph]eivable. If youve seen the movie The Princess Bride,

  • inconceivable, so to conceive something, something you can think about. I am putting thatin

  • at the beginning of the word. It means can’t conceive or not able to conceive of something.

  • You can’t even think about it, you can’t believe it in other words. This is one word

  • you are just shocked by something and you just can’t believe that something is happening,

  • you can say inconceivable.

  • This is a very good one, a recent one from the movie Anchorman, Will Ferrell says this.

  • He says, “I immediately regret this decision”. “I immediately regret this decision”.

  • It’s a very long phrase but it means youve just made a choice and you very quickly, immediately

  • realize this was a bad decision. I should not have done this. You can say I immediately

  • regret this decision but with kind of like a flat tone to it. It’s a little bit funny.

  • Okay, next is very famous quote from the movie , Tom Hanks is in this movie.

  • His character famously says, “mama always said life was like a box of chocolates”.

  • The next line is you never know what you are going to get. So this refers to picking a

  • piece of chocolate out of the box of chocolates. Maybe youve seen kind of fancy ones that

  • have a number of different styles of chocolate in them. When you bite into it, often times,

  • you don’t know what’s on the inside. So the character is saying that life is like

  • that too. You might try to do a few different things but you never know what’s going to

  • happen until you actually try to do it. So this is an interesting phrase to use. Maybe

  • if your friend is having trouble in their life in some way and you try to console them

  • or cheer them by saying mom always said, life is like a box of chocolates.

  • The next quote comes from the movie, Apollo 13, a very famous space movie. The quote is,

  • Houston, we have a problem”. Houston refers to the control center, NASAs control center

  • and the astronaut is famously quoted as saying, we have a problem. Any time you run across

  • a problem at work or with your friends, with your family whatever, you can say, Houston

  • we have a problem, meaning you are just trying to alert the other people around you that

  • something is wrong. You need help with something perhaps. So it’s usually not very serious

  • problem. I should say that. So don’t use it for like a medical emergency. Use it for

  • something you know like oh were out of eggs, Houston, We Have A Problem you know

  • if you are cooking. Something very, very lighthearted.

  • It’s good and that’s the end of some famous movie quotes. So try to use a few of those

  • if you like the kind of fun and if you use them with the right timing, it can be very,

  • very funny and people will generally appreciate that you use such interesting references in

  • your conversation. Thanks very much for joining us this week and we will see you again next

  • time. Bye. Here is looking at you kid. What does that

  • even mean though? Your classic goodbye line kind of.

Welcome back to weekly words. My name is Alisha and this week, we are going to talk about

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Weekly English Words with Alisha - Phrases From Movies

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    Jjli Li   posted on 2016/11/19
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