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    Question Unrecognizable sentences in British English

    Hello, everyone,

    I'm having a hard time figuring out what were the sentence said at 00:53, 01:33 and 02:37 in the video:


    They're spoken in British accent, which I'm really not accustomed to.

    Could anyone please help me by writing out these 3 sentences?

    Thanks a lot.

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    Re: Unrecognizable sentences in British English

    0:53 "Can't the runner chop these as well?"

    1:33 "Oh this is an absolutely lovely dining room Barry. Yes you've kept this well hidden away."

    2:37: "Oh I don't understand."

    I hope this helps!
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    Re: Unrecognizable sentences in British English

    Quote Originally Posted by The Maltese Falcon View Post
    0:53 "Can't the runner chop these as well?"

    1:33 "Oh this is an absolutely lovely dining room Barry. Yes you've kept this well hidden away."

    2:37: "Oh I don't understand."

    I hope this helps!
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    Thank you! But I wonder what 'runner' refers to in the first sentence.

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    Re: Unrecognizable sentences in British English

    I'm not sure if it is referenced somewhere earlier in the episode, but a 'runner' is somebody who works in event production or on film sets etc. running around and getting things done or bringing things from one place to another.

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    Re: Unrecognizable sentences in British English

    The 'runner' is an assistant; someone who runs errands.

    A few seconds later he says, 'I only did that one. She did the rest.' She is the runner.

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    Re: Unrecognizable sentences in British English

    Thank you guys!

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