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    your order takes out

    Quotation from movie 《Sleepless in Seattle》:
    You make millions of decisions that mean nothing and then one day your order takes out and it changes your life all of a sudden.

    What does "order" mean?

    Thanks.

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    Re: your order takes out

    It should read:
    "You make millions of decisions that mean nothing and then one day you decide to order takeout and it changes your life."

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    Re: your order takes out

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    It should read:
    "You make millions of decisions that mean nothing and then one day you decide to order takeout and it changes your life."
    That makes sense, but how can "your order takes out" be read as "you order takeout"?what's good of putting it in this way?

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    Re: your order takes out

    Quote Originally Posted by masterding View Post
    That makes sense, but how can "your order takes out" be read as "you order takeout"?what's good of putting it in this way?
    "your order takes out" makes no sense.

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    Re: your order takes out

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    "your order takes out" makes no sense.
    It makes no sense to me too, but the original movie script does say " your order takes out", that's why I asked.

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    #6

    Re: your order takes out

    Have you read the script or are you quoting a subtitle?

    If the latter, subtitles are often wrong.

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    Re: your order takes out

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Have you read the script or are you quoting a subtitle?

    If the latter, subtitles are often wrong.

    Rover
    I'm awfully sorry, I've just watched the movie, it is "you order takeout", not "your order takes out", the quotation is wrong. thanks to 5jj, thanks to bhaisahab, and thanks to you Rover_KE.

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    Re: your order takes out

    All's well that ends well.

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