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  • Welcome to English at the MoviesAmerican Classicswhere we teach you American English heard at the movies.

  • The line "you can't handle the truth" is from the 1992 movie A Few Good Men.

  • Two young Marines are on trial for the murder of another Marine.

  • Their military defense lawyer believes the powerful Colonel Nathan Jessup ordered the crime by issuing an illegal and secretive code.

  • Listen for the words "You can't handle the truth."

  • Colonel Joseph, did you order the Code Red?

  • You don't have to answer that question.

  • I'll answer the question.

  • You want answers?

  • I think I'm entitled to them.

  • - You want answers! - I want the truth!

  • You can't handle the truth!

  • Son, we live in a world that has walls and those walls have to be guarded by men with guns.

  • Who's gonna do it? You?

  • What do you think "You can't handle the truth" means?

  • Is it A) People should not seek the truth or B) some people refuse to recognize unpleasant truths?

  • Listen again.

  • Colonel Jessup, did you order the Code Red?

  • You don't have to answer that question.

  • I'll answer the question.

  • You want answers?

  • I think I'm entitled to them.

  • - You want answers! - I want the truth!

  • You can't handle the truth.

  • The answer is B.

  • Some people refuse to recognize unpleasant truths.

  • The phrase is often used to deny someone information that will make them feel bad or angry.

  • And that's English at the Movies.

  • I'm Dorothy Gundy.

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English @ the Movies: You can't handle the truth

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