26 février 2016
The quote “You’re gonna need a bigger boat” (i.e. gonna = going to) comes from the Steven Spielberg’s 1975 blockbuster “Jaws”. In this movie when Chief Brody (Roy Scheider) sees the massive Shark for the first time, he realises the boat on which he is, with Quint (Robert Shaw) and Hooper (Richard Dreyfus), is too small to fish such a huge shark, so he says to Quint “You’re gonna need a bigger boat” (to catch the terrifying shark). Now in the popular language, especially in America, people use this idiom to express their feelings when... [Lire la suite]
02 février 2016
According to Detective Sergeant Bruce Robertson (Actor James Mc Avoy) the Scottish nation brought us a lot of inventions. Are you able to list all that wonderful stuff by watching this movie extract? If you need some help, the transcript is hidden behind the following link : Scotland-filth -script To go further : the idiomatic expression "there is no place like home", means that home is the best place to be. It comes from the 1939 musical movie "The Wizard of Oz" starring Judy Garland as Dorothy Gale. If you really... [Lire la suite]
25 janvier 2016
"Go ahead, make my day” The idiomatic expression or idiom “to make someone’s day” means, to make someone happy by doing something that he wants you to do. There, Harry Callahan wants the gangster to go ahead and to give him the opportunity to use his famous 44 Magnum, Smith and Wesson six-shooter.