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    life ___in a movie

    If your life will be _____ in a movie. What's a good word or expression here?

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    Re: life ___in a movie

    It's a bit weird to me; is it supposed to mean something like 'will be like being in a movie'? If so, the 'if' at the start is strange.

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    Re: life ___in a movie

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    It's a bit weird to me; is it supposed to mean something like 'will be like being in a movie'? If so, the 'if' at the start is strange.
    Actually, this is part of the question I would like to ask sb. It goes like this :

    If your life will be_____ in a movie, what kind of movie will it be? Who are the actors?


    * I don't know what to verb to use in the blank.

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    Re: life ___in a movie

    Portrayed

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    Re: life ___in a movie

    If your life will be portrayed in a movie, what kind of movie will it be? Who the actors?

    Is this sentence correct?

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    Re: life ___in a movie

    I think the second conditional sounds more natural as most of us don't end up in films:
    If your life were portrayed in a movie, what kind of movie would it be? Who would be the actors?

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    Re: life ___in a movie

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    I think the second conditional sounds more natural as most of us don't end up in films:
    If your life were portrayed in a movie, what kind of movie would it be? Who would be the actors?
    Ok, so if your life were portrayed in a movie, Tdol, what kind of movie would it be?
    Who would be the actors?

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    Re: life ___in a movie

    It would be a very dull one: man gets out of bad, eats breakfast, works at computer, makes a coffee, back to the computer, etc.


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    It would be a very dull one: man gets out of bad, eats breakfast, works at computer, makes a coffee, back to the computer, etc.
    And the actor? Steven Segal? (Always the same!)

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    Re: life ___in a movie

    Quote Originally Posted by Jason72 View Post
    And the actor? Steven Segal? (Always the same!)
    , Can I used "played" here instead of "portrayed"?

    Like : If your like would be "played" in a movie, what...?

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