Friday, May 18, 2012

MV: Puss in Boots - 2011

Years before meeting Shrek and Donkey, the adorable but tricky Puss in Boots must clear his name from all charges making him a wanted fugitive. While trying to steal magic beans from the infamous criminals Jack and Jill, the hero crosses paths with his female match, Kitty Softpaws, who leads Puss to his old friend, but now enemy, Humpty Dumpty. Memories of friendship and betrayal enlarges Puss' doubt, but he eventually agrees to help the egg get the magic beans. Together, the three plan to steal the beans, get to the Giant's castle, nab the golden goose, and clear Puss' name.
Diablo Gato.
  • Diablo Gato” = [Spanish] Hell Cat
Just a fugitive from the law...forever running.
  • fugitive = someone who has done something illegal and is trying to avoid being caught by the police
Searching for a way to clear my name.
  • to clear someone's name = to prove that someone did not do something that they were accused of
One leche, please.
  • leche = [Spanish] milk
Perhaps you gentlemen can help me find a simple score?
  • score = [slang] The proceeds of a crime
A heist like this could set you up for life.
  • heist = an organized attempt by thieves to steal something
We'd like a complimentary continental breakfast.
  • complimentary = if something is complimentary, you do not have to pay for it
And don't even think about skimpin' on them baby muffins.
  • to skimp = to not use or provide enough of something
No hablo inglés.
  • No hablo inglés” = [Spanish] I don't speak English
You just cost me a chance at getting the golden eggs, mi amigo.
  • mi amigo” = [Spanish] My friend
Put up your dukes.
  • put up your dukes” = put up your fists and let's fight
Señorita, wait!
  • Señorita = [Spanish] Miss
Maldito huevo.
  • Maldito huevo” = [Spanish] Cursed Egg.
I had the magic beans in my grasp, and you sent this very attractive devil woman to interfere.
  • grasp = a very tight hold of someone or something of all people know that nobody's ever ripped off the giant's castle...
  • to rip off (someone) = to steal something
How long are you gonna hold a grudge?
  • grudge = a feeling of anger toward someone because they have done something to you that does not seem right or fair
There is one teeny, tiny, itty-bitty problem.
  • teeny = [slang] tiny
  • itty-bitty = [slang] little bit
  • Silencio = [Spanish] Silence!
If you're going to blow your top, you blow your horn instead, right?
  • to blow your top = to get very angry
There was something about this strange little egg that intrigued me.
  • to intrigue (someone) = to make someone very interested in knowing more about something, especially something that seems
Just one of her golden eggs...could set me for life.
  • to set (someone) up for life = to become rich
Gracias, Comandante.
  • Gracias = [Spanish] Thank you
  • Comandante = [Spanish] Commander
  • Pequeño = [Spanish] small, little, young
  • Freeze = Stop
And I get it now. I got greedy and desperate and I let you down.
  • greedy = wanting more money, things, or power than you need
I was just a stray......but I had beautiful claws.
  • stray = a pet that is lost or has left its home
Humpty! Be quiet! I'm hyperventilating!
  • to hyperventilate = to breathe very fast in a way that is not normal
Look at this. It's egg paradise.
  • paradise = a perfect place or situation
I'm calling it a night, guys.
  • to call it a night = to say you are quitting for the night and going to bed to sleep.
Oh, yeah, I set you up. Of course.
  • to set (someone) up = arrange a situation so that someone is blamed for doing something illegal
  • Revenge = something that you do to hurt or punish someone because they have hurt you or someone else
It is for my glaucoma.
  • glaucoma = a serious disease of the eyes that can make you blind
No, no. Don't stop on my account.
  • Don't stop on my account.” = Don't stop because of me.
Step aside.
  • Step aside = Step to one side, step out of the way
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