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    You looks beautiful

    In this drama, a customer comes out of a fitting room after wearing a wedding dress, and Melinda says like this, but is the subtitle wrong from "You look so beautiful" or is it possible? I can't get it.

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    Mel - You looks beautiful


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    Re: You looks beautiful

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    In this drama, a customer comes out of a fitting room after wearing a wedding dress, and Melinda says like this, but is the subtitle wrong from "You look so beautiful" or is it possible? I can't get it.

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    Mel - You looks beautiful

    It depends. If the drama is set in a part of the UK where a particular accent/dialect is used, it's possible that she actually did say "You looks beautiful". I can't even begin to describe the accent that I have in my head when I say that. Other UK residents will know what I mean when I say it's West Country possibly and might be followed by "...you does".

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    #3

    Re: You looks beautiful

    That's what you heard ,or that's what the sub-title said?
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: You looks beautiful

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    That's what you heard ,or that's what the sub-title said?
    It's confusing as the sound was not that clear, It seems to sound "looks" but I'm not sure.

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    Re: You looks beautiful

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    It's confusing as the sound was not that clear, It seems to sound "looks" but I'm not sure.
    But did the subtitle say "You look so beautiful" or did it say "You looks beautiful"?

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    #6

    Re: You looks beautiful

    There are often mistakes like that in subtitles, though. My first thought would be a subtitling error before a correct transcription of a regional dialect.

    You'll hear forms like I says in London sometimes.

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    Re: You looks beautiful

    There's also a range of US dialects like that.

    I loves you Porgy....

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