Thursday, December 8, 2011

MV: Kung Fu Panda 2 - 2011

In the Valley of Peace, Po Ping is reveling in his fulfilled dreams as he serves as the fabled Dragon Warrior protecting his home with his heroes now his closest friends. However, Po and company learn that the murderous Lord Shen of Gongman City is threatening the land with a fearsome new weapon that could mean the end of kung fu. They attempt to stop him, but the panda is burdened with crippling memory flashbacks linked to this villain. Now with China in the balance, Po must learn about his past and find true inner peace against all opposition.


They brought great joy and prosperity to the city.
  • prosperity = the situation of being successful and having a lot of money
Shen's troubled parents consulted a Soothsayer.
  • troubled = worried about the problems that you have
  • to consult = to ask for information or advice from someone who has special knowledge about a particular subject
She foretold, that if Shen continued down this dark path, he would be defeated by a warrior of black and white.
  • to foretell = to say what will happen in the future
But he did next, only sealed it.
  • to seal = to assure, confirm, or bind with or as if with a seal
He was banished from the city forever.
  • to banish = to officially order someone to leave a country or region as a punishment
Vandals of Volcano Mountain?
  • vandal = someone who deliberately damages property
Whatever it is, I'll take them down.
  • to take [someone] down = opponent is swiftly defeated
It's your next phase of training.
  • phase = a particular period of time during the development of something
Without the slightest taste of food or water.
  • slightest = small in size, amount, or degree
And was able to harness the flow of the universe.
  • to harness = to get control of something in order to use it for a particular purpose
I saw you just sort of fanciful foot work.
  • fanciful = unusual and complicated rather than plain and practical
Chew on that, tubby.
  • tubby = [slang] fat person
Yes, I have a stain to prove it.
  • stain = to leave a mark on something accidentally
Now we got the pleasantries out of the way, please leave my house.
  • pleasantries = pleasant remarks that you make in order to be polite. When two people exchange pleasantries, they talk to each other politely about unimportant things.
Gongmen is under the stewardship of the Master's Council and we will protect it even from you.
  • stewardship = the way in which someone organizes and takes care of something
You insolent fool!
  • insolent = rude, especially when you should be showing respect
And that's me giving you a piggyback ride.
  • piggyback = carry on your back with your arms supporting their legs
On second thought, I'll hang on to this one.
  • to hang on to = to hold tightly to something
It's quiet, polite, and frankly, it does better Kung Fu.
  • frankly = used for emphasizing that what you are about to say is your honest opinion, even though the person you are talking to might not like it
That's severely cool.
  • severely = in a very strict or extreme way
So hardcore you don't feel anything.
  • hardcore = very determined and completely unwilling to change opinions or behavior
Po is the one freaking out.
  • to freak out = become so angry, surprised, excited, or frightened that you cannot control yourself
Everything must exactly how I envisioned it.
  • to envision = to imagine that something will happen in the future, or is happening now
Followed by denial.
  • denial = a refusal to accept the unpleasant truth about a situation or admit what you are feeling
He fought like a demon. Big and furry. Soft and squishy. Kind of plush and cuddly.
  • demon = an evil spirit
  • furry = covered with a substance that looks and feels like fur
  • squishy = rather soft, often softer than it should be
  • plush = made from or covered with a soft thick cloth similar to velvet
  • cuddly = you want to put your arms around them and hold them close to show that you like or love them them, especially because they look soft or round
We'll march in and proclaim, we're the Dragon Warrior and the Furious Five.
  • to proclaim = to state something publicly
This place is crawling with wolves.
  • to be crawling with [animals/people] = full of [animals/people] in a way that is unpleasant
We need to get to that tower without being spotted by those wolves.
  • to be spotted = to be seen
So that was stealth mode, uh?
  • stealth = a quiet and secret way of behaving so that no one sees or hears you
  • mode = a particular way of doing something
They must be in that jail gathering intelligence, hatching a plot to use their awesomeness, to defeat the weapon.
  • to hatch = if you hatch something such as a plan, you plan it, especially in secret
Spread out!
  • to spread out = move away from one another so that they cover a large area
I can feel the kung fu chill riding up my spine.
  • chill = to make someone feel extremely frightened or worried
  • to ride up my spine = [slang] to have a feeling of fear, to be frightened physically
We are going to free you from those bondages and injustice. No problem.
  • bondages = tied up with rope or chains
Then we use...a sneak attack.
  • sneak = to move somewhere quietly and secretly so that no one can see you or hear you
With bars made of hopelessness and all you get is three square meals of shame!
  • square meal = a large meal that makes you feel satisfied
With despair for dessert.
  • despair = the feeling that a situation is so bad that nothing you can do will change it
I like to squash you!
  • to squash = to hurt someone by pressing or pushing them hard
You mess with a Wolf, you get the fangs.
  • fang = one of the long pointed teeth that some animals have (snakes, dogs, tigers, vampires)
These are the best cuffs.
  • cuffs = handcuffs = metal rings that a police officer puts around a prisoner’s wrists to stop them from using their hands or arms
I threw up a little bit on the third floor.
  • to throw up = food and drink comes back up from your stomach and out of your mouth
Is there some sort of evil janitor or something?
  • janitor = [UK caretaker] takes care of a public building such as a hospital or school.
Keep your eyes peeled for the weapon!
  • to keep your eyes peeled = [slang] to watch carefully for someone or something
And we came to avenge him!
  • to avenge = to react to something wrong that has been done to you, your family, or your friends by punishing the person who did it
Would you guys spill the beans?
  • to spill the beans = [slang] to tell people secret information
It's chaos up there.
  • chaos = a situation in which everything is confused and in a mess
Give me a little credit.
  • to give [someone] a little credit = accept that [someone] is smart enough to handle a situation
Ya, okay. He caught me off guard.
  • to catch off guard = to surprise someone by doing or saying something they were not expecting
Stop being a wimp.
  • wimp = someone who is not brave, strong, or confident
A trivial sacrifice.
  • trivial = not very important, serious, or valuable
Will the subjugation of the whole world finally make you feel better?
  • subjugation = to defeat a place or a group of people and force them to obey you
I might as well convert the basement into a dungeon.
  • to convert = to change from one system, use, or method to another
And wipe those stupid grins off your faces.
  • to wipe a stupid grin off your face = [slang] stop laughing [at someone]
Fill some craters in your soul.
  • craters = large holes in the surface
This was a thriving village.
  • thriving = very successful
Your friend there is very persuasive.
  • persuasive = good at making people agree to do or believe what you want them to
I scarred you for life.
  • to scar = a permanent effect on someone’s mind, caused by an unpleasant experience that they have had



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