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

  • Heard at the movies at the beginning of oceans.

  • Eight.

  • Debbie Ocean is in prison.

  • She says she is sorry for her crime and promises not to do it again.

  • Do you believe her?

  • Listen for the phrase Hold down a job.

  • Good afternoon.

  • As you know, parole is a privilege.

  • It's a mistake.

  • Uh, but it happened.

  • And if I were to be released, I would, um I would just want a simple life.

  • I just want to hold down a job, make some friends.

  • Yeah, pay my bills.

  • So what do you think?

  • Hold down a job?

  • Means is it own a jewelry business or be a dependable worker?

  • Listen again.

  • Did you have the right answer?

  • I would just want a simple life.

  • I just want to hold down a job, make some friends.

  • Yeah, pay my bills, hold down.

  • A job means be a dependable worker.

  • But in truth, Debbie Ocean has another idea to make money.

  • She and her friends plan to steal a costly piece of jewelry at a very fancy party in New York City.

  • And that's English at the movies.

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

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English @ the Movies: "Hold Down A Job"

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/07/03
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