Friday, April 6, 2012

MV: Step Up 3 - 2010

A tight-knit group of New York City street dancers, including Luke and Natalie, team up with NYU freshman Moose, and find themselves pitted against the world's best hip hop dancers in a high-stakes showdown that will change their lives forever.

Word List:
We've become kind of a pseudo family here
  • pseudo: not real, but pretending to be real: used with many nouns and adjectives
This guy right here, he's the captain of the ship. More like the first mate.
  • first mate: second in command on a ship (the captain is the first)
If they don't get the money they're going to put the Vault up for public auction.
  • auction: a public occasion when things are sold to the people who offer the most money for them
You don't understand. Nobody ever smoked Kid Darkness and got it on tape.
  • smoked”: [slang] defeated
Our fiercest rival.
  • rival: opposing competitor
And she would not stop yammering about her pet rat's blog.
  • to yammer: [slang] talking, mostly talking too much without anything important to say
OK, Moose, don't get too attached, you gotta earn your kicks in this house.
  • kicks: [slang] shoes
Yeah, I dabble.
  • to dabble: to be involved in an activity for a short time in a way that is not very serious
Yo, hold up. Cut the music.
  • cut the music”: end/stop the music
The whole house was devastated, so we had to kick him out.
  • devastated: feeling very shocked and upset
You're not putting him out on the streets over some stupid rivalry.
  • out on the streets”: homeless
  • rivalry: a situation in which people, teams, businesses, etc. compete with one another
Dance can reveal a lot about a person,
  • to reveal: to show
The warehouse sits on prime property.
  • prime: best quality, important, first
I'll see if I can suspend the foreclosure.
  • to suspend: to officially stop something for a short time
  • foreclosure: to take someone’s property because they failed to pay back the money that they borrowed to buy it
That's not gonna happen cos it's not for sale.
  • cos”: [slang] because
Can you guys push off, please?
  • push off”: [slang] to leave
So you've been lying to me and ditching me for some secret life?
  • to ditch someone: to get rid of someone or something because you no longer like or need them
But the World Jam is just around the corner.
  • just around the corner” = soon

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