Category Archives: English @ the Movies (VOA Learning English)

English @ the Movies: ‘Takes Your Breath Away’ – VOA Learning English (Aug 11, 2017)

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English @ the Movies: ‘You Got This’ – VOA Learning English (Aug 04, 2017)

Our English @ the Movies saying today is “you got this.” It comes from the film “Megan Leavey.” This movie is based on a true story about a woman Marine and her dog at war in Iraq. Watch the video, … Continue reading

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English @ the Movies: ‘You Will Soon Pay’ – VOA Learning English (Jul 28, 2017)

Our English @ the Movies saying today is “you will soon pay.” It comes from the film “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.” In it, pirate Jack Sparrow is in trouble again. Watch the video, then take … Continue reading

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English @ the Movies: ‘Go Undercover’ – VOA Learning English (Jul 21, 2017)

Do you know what “go undercover” means? It is this week’s English @ the Movies saying, and it comes from the film “Baywatch.” The movie is about lifeguards at a California beach who try to catch criminals. Watch the video, … Continue reading

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English @ the Movies: ‘See Fit’ – VOA Learning English (Jul 14, 2017)

On English at the Movies we are talking about the saying “see fit.” This comes from the film “The Circle.” A young woman works for a powerful technology company, but something is not right there. Watch the video and take … Continue reading

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English @ the Movies: ‘It’s Shady’ – VOA Learning English (Jul 07, 2017)

Our saying at English @ the Movies today is “it’s shady.” It is from the film “Imperfections.” An unemployed actress is working in a jewelry store and someone offers her a deal to make some serious money. Watch the video, … Continue reading

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English @ the Movies: ‘Time Flies When You’re Having fun’’ – VOA Learning English (Jun 30, 2017)

Here on English @ the Movies we have the saying “time flies when you’re having fun,” from the movie “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets.” It is about two agents trying to save life from a thousand planets. … Continue reading

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English @ the Movies: ‘Something Fishy’ – VOA Learning English (Jun 24, 2017)

On English @ the Movies we talk about the saying “something fishy” from the funny movie “The House.” It is about parents who open a gaming business to pay for their daughter’s university. Is “something fishy” about fishing? Watch our … Continue reading

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English @ the Movies: ‘Turn Back The Clock’ – VOA Learning English (Jun 16, 2017)

“Turn back the clock” is the saying we are talking about on English @ the Movies. It is from the movie “Cars 3.” This is the third movie from Disney about cars that act like people. Do you know what … Continue reading

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English @ the Movies: ‘Hitting Rock Bottom’ – VOA Learning English (Feb 24, 2017)

Our saying today on English @ the Movies is “hitting rock bottom.” It comes from the animated film “Sing.” It is about animals who want to sing and a theater owner trying to save his business. Do you know what … Continue reading

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