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  • Welcome to English at the Movies.

  • American Classics, where we teach you American English heard at the movies.

  • The phrase Houston, we have a problem is from the 1995 movie Apollo 13.

  • It is based on the true events of the United States Apollo 13 moon mission.

  • Listen for the words, Houston, we have a problem.

  • Give your oxygen tank.

  • Sister, Try what did you do?

  • Nothing to stir the tax.

  • This is Houston.

  • Uh, say again, please.

  • Houston, we have a problem.

  • We've gotta reset.

  • Three Start.

  • All right, I'm going.

  • Todo What do you think, Houston?

  • We have a problem.

  • Means is it There is a problem that is easy to solve, or there is a major problem with no immediate solution.

  • Give your oxygen tank, Sister.

  • What did you do?

  • Nothing to stir the tax.

  • This is Houston.

  • Say again, please.

  • Houston, we have a problem.

  • Thea answer is B.

  • There is a major problem with no immediate solution.

  • The Apollo team had prepared for all the problems they imagined might happen.

  • But this one was not foreseen.

  • With guidance from the control center in Houston, Texas.

  • The mission ended safely, and now Americans mostly used the phrase to report a less serious problem in a humorous way.

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