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  1. Newbie
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    words from movies

    Hello. I actually have already posted a simmular thread about words, but only from classical literature. I am a language learner from Russia and I am trying to learn more new words from movies. I am not sure if what I learn is useful. Tell me please if these words are more or less often used (sometimes maybe) and if you think it's a good idea to learn them. It's from two series, Peep Show and Galavant.
    clock smb
    diddle smb

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    Re: words from movies

    They are all fairly common in certain contexts.
    “Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.”

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    Re: words from movies

    ***** NOT A TEACHER *****

    Hello, Marymex:

    In my opinion, here are at least five words that you should add to your vocabulary. (I have made up these sentences.)

    1. You owe me $100. You have only $99. I will accept it as full payment. I am not going to quibble over one dollar.

    2. If TheParser calls, tell him that we are both very sick. He wants to visit us this weekend because he just wants to freeload off us for two days.

    3. I always pay $1 for my morning donut. This morning, however, I was charged $1.50. I was so flustered by this sudden increase in price that I didn't think to complain. I just meekly paid and left.

    4. I am eager to see that new movie at the Royale Theater. My favorite actress is reprising a role that she had in a previous movie ten years ago. [Please pronounce "reprise" correctly. Many people do not.]

    5. Do I think that you should marry TheParser? Well, if you have any qualms about the matter, I wouldn't take a chance.
    Last edited by TheParser; 20-Jan-2016 at 13:12.

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