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]
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.