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    Default Get a life

    JONAH: "Dad, could you close the door?"


    JESSICA: "H and G. (Sam looks back) Hi and goodbye."


    Sam closes the door to Jonah's room. Hold on Sam.


    SAM: (to himself) "Get a life."


    What does it mean? Thanks!

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    I think "Get a life' basically means "You're boring. Stop bothering me."

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    A lover of Sleepless in Seattle I see.

    That scene in the film finds listening to music and JONAH saying:


    Dad, this is amazing. If you play
    this backwards, it says "Paul is
    dead."

    That statement is a little Geeky. Sam is being mildy sarcastic as he feels Jonah may come to no good. "Get A life" means you disagree with another persons lifestyle or way of finding enjoyment.

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    I think it could equally be used to infer that someone has too much time on their hands if they are worrying about a particular thing, ie (shouting) "You've nothing better to do than come in here and ... ... Oh, get a life will you!"
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