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Nightcrawler (2014)
When Louis Bloom, a con man desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. ——IMDb


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1楼2019-12-30 10:39
    简单来说这是由我老公(划掉)男神主演的一部电影
    主要就是讲述一位从事独立新闻现场拍摄的记者……
    他为了拍到各种杀人/车祸现场而走火入魔的故事~
    他还特地为了这部电影瘦了下来,这就是精神吧_(:з」∠)_


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    2楼2019-12-30 10:41


      那么此帖会记录两种东西:
      1.我觉得地道的句子/我喜欢的句子
      2.单字
      就是这么简单~
      但是查词典什么的就得花很多时间了…两个小时的电影只能慢慢来啦~
      开始吧!


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      3楼2019-12-30 10:48


        ☑I'm lost.


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        4楼2019-12-30 10:49


          ▎sign
          (n.) A notice on public display that gives information or instructions in a written or symbolic form.
          ☑This is a restricted area.
          ✔Oh, I didn't know that. There's no 【signs】.


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          5楼2019-12-30 10:50

            (vi.) Enter someone's land or property without permission.
            ☑There's a broken gate back there,and you're [trespassing].


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            7楼2019-12-30 10:54

              ▎be of the opinion that
              to have a specified opinion or belief. "They are [of the opinion that] the accident was caused by faulty wiring."
              (谷歌上找不到under the opinion that...不确定这种表达方式存不存在)
              ▎detour
              (n.)An alternative route for use by traffic when the usual road is temporarily closed.
              ☑Excuse me, sir, that gate was open and I was [(under???)of the opinion] that this was a [detour].


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              8楼2019-12-30 10:54



                ☑It's a private outfit, huh?
                ☑I tried to get one of those jobs. I like guarding things.


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                9楼2019-12-30 10:56



                  ▎turn-around
                  (n.)North American A space for vehicles to turn round in, especially one at the end of a driveway or dead-end street.
                  ☑Here you go, sir. I think what must have happened is I just must have gotten [turned around].
                  不确定这边的turned around是指突然的改变还是他驾进了死路_(:з」∠)_
                  注:
                  美式:get,got,gotten
                  英式:get,got,got


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                  11楼2019-12-30 10:59


                    ▎high-end
                    (adj.)Denoting the most expensive of a range of products. (high-end computers)
                    ▎low-end
                    (adj.)Denoting the cheaper products of a range, especially of audio or computer equipment.
                    ☑Is it in the [high-end] or the [low-end] range?
                    ✔Oh, there's no question it's up!


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                    12楼2019-12-30 11:01



                      ▎two-third
                      (adj.?)an amount that is two out of three equal parts of it.
                      (adv.)Two-thirds is also an adverb. (Do not fill the container more than two-thirds full.)
                      ☑We're talking about over [two-thirds] of the market and, of course, it's linked to unemployment.


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                      13楼2019-12-30 11:03



                        ▎know-how
                        (n.)knowledge, practical knowledge or skill; expertise.
                        ▎seminar
                        (n.)A class at university in which a topic is discussed by a teacher and a small group of students.
                        (n.)A conference or other meeting for discussion or training.
                        ☑So, the opportunity for the average investor with the right [know-how] is all in the book. In the [seminars].
                        ✔Very little doubt?(there isn't much room for doubt)


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                        14楼2019-12-30 11:04


                          ▎distressed sale
                          (n.)A distressed sale occurs when a sale must be made under unfavorable conditions for the seller.
                          ▎off the books
                          (adj.)used to describe a payment that is not officially recorded, so that no tax is paid on it
                          ☑Yes, their [distress sales] makes them want them [off the books].


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                          15楼2019-12-30 11:06


                            ▎you name it
                            INFORMAL whatever you can think of (used to express the extent or variety of something).
                            ☑You name it, we teach them all


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                            16楼2019-12-30 11:07



                              ▎guesstimate
                              INFORMAL (vt.)Estimate (something) using a mixture of guesswork and calculation.
                              INFORMAL (n.) An estimate based on a mixture of guesswork and calculation.
                              ▎manhole cover
                              (n.)a removable plate forming the lid over the opening of a manhole, an opening large enough for a person to pass through that is used as an access point for maintenance and other work on an underground utility vault or pipe.在道路的表面上会有一个大大的圆盖,打开后就能进入下水道的盖。
                              ☑I guesstimate that I have about 50 pounds of copper wire, 100 pounds of chain-link fence and two manhole covers. The nice thick ones.


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                              17楼2019-12-30 11:08



                                ☑I'll give 50 cents a pound for the wire,15 for the fence, and 10 for the covers.
                                ✔That's below market value.


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                                18楼2019-12-30 11:10







                                  ▎counter
                                  (vt.)speak or act in opposition to.
                                  ▎negotiate
                                  (vi.) Try to reach an agreement or compromise by discussion.
                                  (vt.) Obtain or bring about by discussion.

                                  ✔I'd like to counter at a dollar a pound for the copper, 30 cents a pound for the fence, and 20 cents per for the covers.
                                  ☑Sell them somewhere else.
                                  ✔I'd feel good at 75, 25, and 15.
                                  ☑I'm not negotiating with you.
                                  ✔I think we're close.
                                  ☑I'm done.


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                                  21楼2019-12-30 11:18



                                    ▎willing
                                    (adj.)(to-infinitive)Ready, eager, or prepared to do something.愿意
                                    ☑I'm willing to take less to establish a business relationship.If that's your last best offer, then I guess I accept.


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                                    22楼2019-12-30 11:19



                                      ▎look for someone/something
                                      to hope to get something that you want or need
                                      ▎In fact
                                      actually ; We use in fact to add more detailed information to what has just been said
                                      ▎make up one's mind
                                      make a decision; decide.
                                      ▎grow into
                                      become as a result of natural development or gradual increase.
                                      ☑I'm looking for a job. In fact, I've made up my mind to find a career that I can learn and grow into.


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                                      23楼2019-12-30 11:21




                                        ▎Having been
                                        “Having been” is the past participle form and used to emphasize that a first action has been completed before the second action begins.
                                        ▎self-esteem movement
                                        (n.)self-esteem movement has helped transform the way we raise our children – prioritising their feelings of self-worth, telling them they are special and amazing, and cocooning them from everyday consequences
                                        ☑Who am I? I'm a hard-worker,I set high goals and I've been told that I am persistent. Now, I'm not fooling myself, sir. Having been raised with the self-esteem movement so popular in schools...


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                                        24楼2019-12-30 11:34










                                          ▎cater to
                                          (vi.)Try to satisfy (a need or demand)
                                          ▎cater for/to
                                          Provide with what is needed or required.
                                          ▎cater for
                                          Take into account or make allowances for.
                                          ▎motto
                                          ☑a short sentence or phrase chosen as encapsulating the beliefs or ideals of an individual, family, or institution.
                                          I used to expect my needs to be considered. But I know that today's work culture no longer caters to the job loyalty that could be promised to earlier generations. What I believe, sir, is that good things come to those who work their asses off. And that people such as yourself, who reach the top of the mountain, didn't just fall there. My motto is if you wanna win the lottery,you have to make the money to buy a ticket.


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                                          25楼2019-12-30 11:34




                                            ☑(The whole introduction)Who am I? I'm a hard-worker,I set high goals and I've been told that I am persistent. Now, I'm not fooling myself, sir. Having been raised with the self-esteem movement so popular in schools, I used to expect my needs to be considered. But I know that today's work culture no longer caters to the job loyalty that could be promised to earlier generations. What I believe, sir, is that good things come to those who work their asses off. And that people such as yourself, who reach the top of the mountain, didn't just fall there. My motto is if you wanna win the lottery,you have to make the money to buy a ticket. Did I say that I worked in a garage? So, what do you say? I could start tomorrow, or even why not tonight?


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                                            26楼2019-12-30 11:34
                                              赶上啦,虽然看不大懂


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                                              来自Android客户端27楼2019-12-30 12:16
                                                哇 这是要全部翻完吗?


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                                                来自iPhone客户端28楼2019-12-30 12:25
                                                  好厉害!


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                                                  来自Android客户端30楼2019-12-31 00:19



                                                    ▎get a/your foot in the door
                                                    to enter a business or organization at a low level, but with a chance of being more successful in the future:
                                                    ☑How about an internship then? A lot of young people are taking unpaid positions to get a foot in the door. That's something I'd be willing to do.


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                                                    31楼2019-12-31 10:45


                                                      ▎budge
                                                      (v.)Make or cause to make the slightest movement.
                                                      (vi.)budge up" or US "budge over, INFORMAL Make room for another person by moving.
                                                      ☑This thing is not budging. Hold on.


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                                                      32楼2019-12-31 10:48


                                                        ▎shot
                                                        A photograph.
                                                        ☑We're first!
                                                        ✔No shit! Get a shot on the other side!


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                                                        33楼2019-12-31 10:48




                                                          ▎lead
                                                          (vt.)Culminate or result in (a particular event or consequence)
                                                          ☑Will this be on television?
                                                          ✔Morning news. If it bleeds, it leads.
                                                          ☑What channel?
                                                          ✔Whoever pays the most.


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                                                          34楼2019-12-31 10:52




                                                            ▎gear
                                                            (n.)mass noun, usually with modifier Equipment or apparatus that is used for a particular purpose.
                                                            ☑What do you get for something like this?
                                                            ✔Not nearly enough.
                                                            ☑Enough to buy all that gear.


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                                                            35楼2019-12-31 10:54