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  1. Anonymous

    Get a life

    JONAH: "Dad, could you close the door?"

    JESSICA: "H and G. (Sam looks back) Hi and goodbye."

    Sam closes the door to Jonah's room. Hold on Sam.

    SAM: (to himself) "Get a life."

    What does it mean? Thanks!

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    Re: Get a life

    I think "Get a life' basically means "You're boring. Stop bothering me."


  3. Anonymous
    A lover of Sleepless in Seattle I see.

    That scene in the film finds listening to music and JONAH saying:

    Dad, this is amazing. If you play
    this backwards, it says "Paul is

    That statement is a little Geeky. Sam is being mildy sarcastic as he feels Jonah may come to no good. "Get A life" means you disagree with another persons lifestyle or way of finding enjoyment.

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    I think it could equally be used to infer that someone has too much time on their hands if they are worrying about a particular thing, ie (shouting) "You've nothing better to do than come in here and ... ... Oh, get a life will you!"
    I'm not a teacher, so please consider any advice I give in that context.

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