看老友记Friends学英语 第一季第六集

(所选对话参见视频2分30秒至3分50秒)

【剧情介绍】

大家一起去看乔伊参演的新音乐剧弗洛伊德。在演出现场,钱德邂逅一位美丽而富于异国风情的女郎欧朗拉,并开始同她约会。

Chandler:She's amazing! She makes the women that I dream about look like short, fat, bald men!

Monica:Well, go over to her! She's not with anyone.

Chandler:Oh yeah, and what would my opening linebe? 'Excuse me. Blarrglarrghh.'

Rachel:Oh, c'mon. She's a person, you can do it!

Chandler: Oh please, could she be more out of my league? Ross, back me uphere.

Ross:He could never get a woman like that in a million years.

Chandler: Thank you, buddy.

Phoebe:Oh, oh, but y'know, you always see these really beautiful women with these really nothing guys, you could be one of those guys.

Monica:You could do that!

Chandler:Y'think?

All:Yeah!

Chandler:Oh God, I can't believe I'm even considering this... I'm very very aware of my tongue...

Ross: C'mon! C'mon!

……

Chandler:It was unbelievable. I-I've never met anyone like her. She's had the most amazing life! She was in the Israeli army...

Aurora:...Luckily none of the bullets hit the engine block. So, we made itto the border, but just barely, and I- ...I've been talking about myself all night long, I'm sorry. What about you? Tell me one of your stories.

 

【口语讲解】

1.opening line:开场白

2.be more out of my league:配不上

3.back up:支持

4.really nothing guys:一无所有的人

5.be very very aware of my tongue:我一向谨言慎行

6.made it:成功地

make it 是英语口语中十分有用的一个习语,用法比较多,本文为大家归纳如下。

一、表示事业获得成功

You will make it if you try. 你会成功的,如果你努力的话。

He’s never really made it as an actor. 他当演员从未有所成就。

二、表示某人做成某事

You needn’t worry; he will make it. 你不必担心,他会办成的。

If you want to make it, better get doing. 如果你想把这事干成,就该动手了。

I can’t make it on Friday. It’s very short notice. 星期五我办不好,时间太短了。

Many high-wire walkers died on their last step, thinking they had made it. 许多走绳索者死在最后一步上,这时他们认为已经表演成功了。

I thought he would be too old to get to the top of the mountain, but he made it at last. 我原以为他年纪大爬不到山顶,但最后他还是爬上去了。

三、表示设法做到某事

I’ve been having violin lessons every two weeks, but I think I’ll make it every week from now on. 我一直是每两个星期上一次小提琴课,但是我想从现在起每个星期都上课。

四、表示及时赶上火车等

The train leaves in five minutes—we’ll never make it. 火车再有五分钟就开了——我们绝对赶不上了。

The train won’t leave for another ten minutes, so I think we can make it. 离开车还有10分钟,我想我们能赶得上。

五、表示及时抵达某地

We are too late; I don’t think we can make it. 我们太迟了,我想我们难以准时赶到了。

He says he’ll come on time, but he’ll never make it. 他说他明天准时来,但他绝对做不到。

I’m really sorry, but I won’t be able to make it on Sunday after all. 真的很抱歉,我星期天根本赶不到。

If you can’t make it Friday, we can invite somebody else. 如果你星期五赶不到,我们可邀请其他人。

六、表示约定时间

“When shall we meet again?”“Make it any day you like; it’s all the same to me.”“我们什么时候再次碰头?”“随你定在哪天,我无所谓。”

Let’s make it at seven o’clock on Tuesday morning at my office. 我们把时间定在星期二早上七点,地点就在我办公室。

“Shall we make it next week?”“OK, let’s make it next week.”“下个星期可以吗?”“好的,咱们就定在下个星期吧。”

Let’s make it at 8:30. Is that all right for you? 我们约定在8点半吧,这对你合适吗?

七、表示病情好转

The doctor knew that the patient was unlikely to make it. 医生知道那个病人没什么希望了。

He had a high fever, but it doesn’t mean he couldn’t make it. 他发高烧,但这并不意味着他挺不过去。

注意,以下make it…结构中的it为形式宾语:

I have to make it clear that my family is poor. 我得说清楚我家里很穷。

He made it a rule to take part in physical labour. 他规定自己应参加体力劳动。

I make it a rule to write in my diary every night. 我把每晚写日记当成一种习惯。

“Where is my tea?”“I’m just going to make it.”“我的茶呢?”“我这就沏。”

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