Wednesday, December 28, 2011

MV: Toy Story 3 - 2010

Andy is now 17 and ready to head off to college, leaving Woody, Buzz, Jessie, and the rest of the toy-box gang to ponder their uncertain futures. When the toys are accidentally donated to the Sunnyside Daycare center they're initially overjoyed to once again be played with, but their enthusiasm quickly gives way to horror as they discover the true nature of the establishment under the rule of the deceptively welcoming "Lotso" Bear. Now, all of the toys must band together in one final, crazy scheme to escape their confines and return home to Andy.

I always wanted to go out with a bang.
  • to go out with a bang = leave, finish or complete something with a memorable last action/event
Ride like the wind, Bull's-eye!
  • to ride like the wind = to ride very fast
To infinity and beyond.
  • infinity = to the farthest place in the universe
Reach for the sky.
  • reach for the sky” = put your hands up
And she's on a rampage!
  • rampage = to behave in an uncontrolled way, especially when this involves damaging or destroying property over a wide area
We are eternally grateful.
  • eternally = forever, or for a very long time
  • grateful = feeling that you want to thank someone because they have given you something or have done something for you
All right guys. We've got one shot at this.
  • one shot at this” = one time to do something
Ok. Uh, first off ... we all knew "Operation Playtime" was a long shot.
  • long shot = an attempt or guess that is not likely to be successful but that is worth trying
Anything you need for an orderly transition.
  • orderly = well-behaved, well-controlled, or well-organized
  • transition = the process of changing from one situation, form, or state to another
Finished. Over the hill.
  • over the hill” = no longer young and unable to do things that you could do in the past
You're going AWOL?
  • AWOL = absent without leave: someone leaves the place where they are without permission
We're being abandoned.
  • abandoned = left alone by someone who should stay with you and take care of you
Whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa. Hold on a minute. Quiet!
  • whoa = stop
  • hold on a minute” = “stop what you are doing”
You wait. Andy's gonna tuck us in the attic. It'll be safe and warm.
  • to tuck [something] in = to leave inside someplace snuggly
Let's get our parts together, get ready and go out on a high note.
  • go out on a high note” = see “go out with a bang”
Molly! You're not off the hook either.
  • off the hook” = freed, as from blame or a vexatious obligation
The children at the daycare.
  • daycare = childcare during the day while parents work
Wait a minute. Hold on. This is no time to be hysterical.
  • hysterical = behaving in an uncontrolled way because you are extremely excited, afraid, or upset
What the heck?
  • What the heck?” = “What the hell?” if said in surprise, “What is happening?”
Daycare! What, have you all lost your marbles?
  • lost your marbles” = to be crazy
Andy's moving on, Woody.
  • to move on = to do something different
Molly and I have been growing apart for years.
  • to grow apart = to separate from one another gradually
Daycare is a sad, lonely place for washed up old toys who have no owners.
  • washed up = will never be popular or successful again
Quite the charmer, arenĂ­t you?
  • charmer = someone who is good at making people like them, especially to gain advantage
We hit the jackpot, Bull's-eye.
  • jackpot = a large unexpected success or reward
  • bull's eye = “a winner”
Let's keep this in perspective.
  • keep this in perspective” = analyze correctly
Ok, everyone recess. Come on.
  • recess = a period between school classes when students can eat, rest, or play
We're all cast-offs here. We've been dumped, donated ...
  • cast-off = a person or thing that has been discarded or abandoned
All them toys are disposable.
  • disposable = designed to be thrown away of after use
Zip it, Buck Rogers. You won't talk to Lotso till we say you can ...
  • to zip it = to stop talking, to shut up
He took over Sunnyside and rigged the whole system.
  • to rig = to influence something such as an election in a dishonest way in order to produce a particular result
They've cracked down hard since you left.
  • to crack down = to act more forcefully to regulate, repress, or restrain
Anyone concur with Ken?
  • to concur = to agree
Ain't one kid ever loved a toy, really. Chew on that when you're in the dump.
  • to chew on something = to think about something
Oh for crying out loud!
  • Oh for crying out loud! = used for expressing anger
Of course not, you imbecile! We're doomed!
  • imbecile = an insulting word for someone who behaves in a very stupid way
  • to be doomed = to make someone or something certain to fail, be destroyed, be extremely unhappy, etc.


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