看老友记Friends学英语 第二季第一集

(所选对话参见视频17分11秒至8分20秒)

【剧情简介】

钱德想做西装,乔伊热烈推荐他家长年光顾的裁缝;钱德发现该裁缝量身时会占顾客便宜; 乔伊起初还不相信,经罗斯确认后赶紧打电话给爸爸,说他们一家都被揩油了

JOEY: Hey, Chandler, when you see Frankie, tell him Joey Tribbiani says hello. He'll know what it means.

CHANDLER: Are you sure he's gonna be able to crack that code?

MONICA:You know it's funny, the last time Paulo was here, my hair was so much shorter and cuter.

PHOEBE:All right. Ok, but, but you have to promise that you will not be all like control-y and bossy and Monica about it.

MONICA: I promise.

PHOEBE:All right. Now some of you are gonna get cut, and some of you aren't. But I promise none of you are gonna feel a thing.

……

CHANDLER: (entering, angry) Yo, paisan! Can I talk to you for a sec? Your tailor is a very bad man!

JOEY: Frankie? What're you talking about?

ROSS:(entering from teh bedroom) Hey, what's goin' on?

CHANDLER:Joey's tailor...took advantage of me.

ROSS:What?

JOEY:No way. I've been going to the guy for 12 years.

CHANDLER:He said he was going to do my inseam, and he ran his hand up my leg, and then, there was definite--

ROSS:what?

CHANDLER:Cupping.

JOEY: That's how they do pants! First they go up one side, they move it over, they go up the other side, they move it back, and then they do the rear. What? Ross, Ross, would you tell him? Isn't that how they measure pants?

ROSS: Yes, yes it is. In prison! Whatsa matter with you?

JOEY: What? That's not? Oh my god.

 

【口语讲解】 

1. crack that code:破解密码

例句:

You have to crack the code?

你必须破解代码吗?

It took Ted two hours to crack the code.

泰德花了两个小时解开密码。

It may come encrypted-you can crack the code.

这信息可能比较含蓄,但你一定能够将他找出来。

You get10 tries to crack the code and diffuse the bomb? do not blow it!

每次你有10次机会破译密码从而拆除爆炸装置,不要浪费啊!

The idea is to help newcomers to crack the code, with clear information to interpret a vast trove that includes the Venus de Milo, Winged Victory of Samothrace and the colossal statue of Ramesses II.

马丁内斯的想法就是帮助新来者破解密码,向他们提供清晰的信息,去阐释博物馆的众多宝藏,诸如米洛岛的维纳斯、有翅膀的萨摩丝雷斯胜利女神和拉美西斯二世的巨大塑像。

The key is to crack the guanhua code.

关键还在于破解官话密码。

To crack the enemy's code.

破译敌人的密码。

2.take advantage of:占……便宜

take advantage of:use for one's own benefit 利用

例句:

He takes advantage of his fine secretary by leaving all the work to her and doing nothing himself.他利用他那位能干的秘书,把所有工作都丢给她干,自己却什么也不干。

He always takes full advantage of the mistakes made by his rivals.他总是充分利用对手的失误。

They decided to take advantage of the beautiful weather and go to the country.他们决定利用这么好的天气到乡村去。

He was always good to people,and there were those that took advantage of him.他总是待人很好,所以有人总想占他的便宜。

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