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    foreign cheese?

    Melinda is married, but she once bumped into a guy, telling him she is married, but he still seems to be interested in her knowing she is not single. And one day he out of blue visits her shop and her partner says like "foreign cheese". Is it "an unwanted visitor"? or something?

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    Andrea - Well, well, well. Speaking of foreign cheese.
    Melinda- All right. Wait.


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    Re: foreign cheese?

    This is not a common expression. I think if you look at the dialog before this, you will find some reference to a cheese.

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    Re: foreign cheese?

    Well, they were talking about some type of dinner Melinda is going to make, but I don't see any clue. Sorry!

    1033150 - As soon as i finish this, i'm
    1033150 - going back and making him dinner.
    1035983 - And he likes this special parmesan
    1035983 - that you can only get at bianchi's.
    1039751 - What?
    1041983 - Well, well, well.
    1043551 - Speaking of
    1043551 - foreign cheese.

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    Re: foreign cheese?

    Could be a non sequitur.* Or maybe the guy that walked is foreign or rich looking or something like that so the line is a link between topics. Anyway, this isn't something you'll need to know outside of that particular dialogue. If it makes no sense, just move on. Lines in movies and TV shows don't always make sense. Maybe whoever wrote the script thought it was funny as hell, but unfortunately it isn't.




    *Sometimes I change the topic this way... we're talking about soup ... "speaking of soup, what do you think of the situation in Sweden?"

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    Re: foreign cheese?

    As freezeframe says, this is not an expression with a commonly understood meaning. However, "cheesy" can imply someone who is corny, perhaps tacky or tasteless, and this may relate to a previous discussion about the personality of the man who is interested. So when he suddenly enters the shop in the middle of a chat about parmesan, she says, "Well, well well. Speaking of foreign cheese". My guess is that the man is also a foreigner, relative to the girls.

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    Re: foreign cheese?

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    Well, they were talking about some type of dinner Melinda is going to make, but I don't see any clue. Sorry!

    1033150 - As soon as i finish this, i'm
    1033150 - going back and making him dinner.
    1035983 - And he likes this special parmesan
    1035983 - that you can only get at bianchi's.
    1039751 - What?
    1041983 - Well, well, well.
    1043551 - Speaking of
    1043551 - foreign cheese.
    Did the guy who likes this special parmesan walk in at the end of this conversation, or any other person? Sounds like they are referring to someone that has just arrived, as foreign cheese but this not a common thing to say, at least I have never hear of it before. At best I'm just guessing here, there isn't enough information to really say.

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