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    meaning of these phrases

    These phrases are from a movie "Anything Else" released on 2003. Directed by one of the renowned director Woody Allen.

    I need to know the meaning of these phrases:


    1. I'm kind of snowed under at the moment.
    2. You could write some little between the talks for me.
    3. He's a simple garden variety paranoid.
    4. This generation's Brando.
    5. Look at her body language, all verbs.


    Thank you.


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    Re: meaning of these phrases

    Anyone???

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    Re: meaning of these phrases

    Quote Originally Posted by colorblindjunkee View Post
    These phrases are from a movie "Anything Else" released on 2003. Directed by one of the renowned director Woody Allen.

    I need to know the meaning of these phrases:


    1. I'm kind of snowed under at the moment.
    2. You could write some little between the talks for me.
    3. He's a simple garden variety paranoid.
    4. This generation's Brando.
    5. Look at her body language, all verbs.


    Thank you.
    1. I'm kind of snowed under at the moment. I have a lot of work/things that I have to do.
    2. You could write some little between the talks for me. This doesn't make any sense to me.
    3. He's a simple garden variety paranoid. He's just an ordinary paranoid person, nothing unusual.
    4. This generation's Brando. Marlon Brando was a famous "macho" actor, so, the equivalent for this generation.
    5. Look at her body language, all verbs. Verbs are sometimes called "action words", I would say that this has sexual connotations.


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    Re: meaning of these phrases

    Thank you for your kind response bhaisahab. Much appreciated

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    Re: meaning of these phrases

    Wouldn't the Brando reference can an implication of excellence and not simply machismo?

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