Monday, June 20, 2011

MV: I Am Number Four

2011 – I am Number Four

Extraordinary teen John Smith is a fugitive on the run from ruthless enemies sent to destroy him. Changing his identity, moving from town to town with his guardian Henri, John is always the new kid with no ties to his past. In the small Ohio town he now calls home, John encounters unexpected, Life-changing events-his first love, powerful new abilities and a connection to the others who share his incredible destiny.


You know, showboating like that just makes you look desperate.
  • to showboat: {idiom} to try to make people admire them by doing skilful tricks 
He's a freak. He's some kind of freak.
  • freak: someone who looks strange or who behaves in a strange way
I was in Colorado, in the middle of a spelling bee.
  • spelling bee: spelling contest
Mogadorians could've already picked up our scent.
  • scent: smell something has
...you can't just waltz into school and start class...
  • waltz: dance, {slang} walk
Five days of rations, spare clothes, GPS, cash.
  • rations: food for survival
Hey, John, don't be stupid. You keep your head down.
  • to keep (your) head down: {idiom}to do or say as little as possible in order to avoid attention
I know how to blend in.
  • to blend in: {idiom} not noticed because similiar to others
I'll just print up your schedule. Back in a jiffy.
  • jiffy: {idiom} quickly
Look, I don't want you to isolate yourself
  • to isolate: to keep someone in a place away from other people
Eavesdropping? That's not gonna win you friends.
  • to eavesdrop: to listen to other people’s conversation without them knowing that you are listening
We could always use more boosters in the stands, right?
  • booster: spectators that support a team at a sports event
Homecoming king versus the science nerd.
  • homecoming king/queen: title given to most popular guy/girl in high school for the homecoming football game
- Soon to be irrelevant.
  • irrelevant: not important or not relevant to what you are discussing or doing
...but, uh, sooner or later you'll figure it out.
  • to figure (something) out: to understand something, to find a solution
I'm definitely not the guy you want to hang with.
  • to hang with: to be friends with, to do things with
How you settling in, bro?
  • to settle in: to become familiar with a new way of life, place, or job
  • bro: short name for 'brother', sometimes used among male friends
Look. It's cute, it really is. You are an adorable young man.
  • adorable: attractive in a way that makes you like them very much 
It's like my own personal BS detector.
  • BS: short name for 'bull shit', meaning lies, not the truth
Oh, gossip spreads like Ebola.
  • ebola: a deadly virus, very contagious (in this sentence, means gossip spread very fast to everyone)
Raided lost and found.
  • to raid: to take or steal things from a place
  • lost and found: place for lost and found items
Said I was becoming a total snob.
  • snob: someone who thinks they are better than other people
...and experience puppy love like a real live boy!
  • puppy love: first love, usually at an early age
They decimate. And then they move on.
  • to decimate: to destroy something, for example by getting rid of a lot of people
- Abduct people?
  • to abduct: to take someone away from their home, family etc using force
I stole it from Ed. It might come in handy. Let's go.
  • to come in handy: {idiom} to be useful
- I'm not bailing.
  • to bail:{slang} to leave or quit because of fear
I mean, we held up our end.
  • to hold up (our) end: to do one's part as agreed; to attend to one's responsibilities as agreed
The disregard that so many of you have for practical matters,...
  • disregard: the attitude of someone who does not respect something or consider it important
Gadgets. You call them "toys for boys".
  • gadget: a small tool or piece of equipment that does something useful or impressive
An APB has been issued on the suspects and anyone with...
  • APB: 'all points bulletin', message to all police
...where the mutilated bodies of two paranormal website operators...
  • to mutilate :to damage something seriously, especially by removing part of it
The police are not saying if they have any leads
  • lead: information 'leading' to the criminal
...or even why these brutal murders occurred.
  • brutal: extremely violent
One of those. I took it from my dad's stash.
  • stash: {idiom} to put something in a safe or secret place, usually so that you can use it later
- Big-ass linebackers?
  • linebacker: player in American football, usually big and very fast
Your stunt with the car is already on YouTube.
  • stunt: something dangerous or stupid that you do, often to impress someone
- Are you game?
  • 'Are you game?': {idiom} Do you want to play? do this? participate?
There's a tunnel under the school that leads to the stadium.
  • tunnel: an underground passage
- Sam, focus.
  • to focus: to concentrate, to think clearly on one thing
- Yeah, he's a chimera.
  • chimera: a frightening imaginary creature in old stories. It has a lion’s head, a goat’s body, a long tail, and it breathes fire.
Henri warned me that we only fall for one person.
  • to fall for (someone): to be in love with (someone)


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