Morden Family S01E01 English learning notes

1.Why are you guys yelling at us when we’re way upstairs?

Way as an adverb:very far

2.All right, that’s not gonna happen and wow, you’re not wearing that outfit.

all right, SYN:okey

outfit:a set of clothing (with accessories). 

3.No, it’s way too short. 

Way as an adverb:very

4.Alex: Luke got his head stuck in the banister again.

 eg:When we get stuck, we can’t even get started.

5.Phil: I got it. Where’s the baby oil?

I get it. I understand it.

I got it. I will handle it.

I’ve got it. After some efforts, I finally understand it.

5.(walks into cupboard door) Come on!

Come on, coach. You’ve gotta take that kid out!

eg:Come on, we gotta go now.

Come on, you can do it!

gotta,short form of ‘have got to’, ‘has got to’, means have to or must

eg: It is too late. We have got to go. We ‘ve gotta go. We gotta go.

You are six now, you have got to do it yourself.

7.Gloria, they’re 0-6. Let’s take it down a notch.

take it down a notch, take it easy and relax.

I’m just saying you could take it down here a little bit, that’s all.

8.You wanna take him out? How about I take you out?

Wanna, want to.

How about( doing/do something/noun). vs What about (doing/noun).

eg: How about we do it together? How about/What about working together? How about /What about a drink?How about/what about you?

9.Why don’t you worry about your son? 

why don’t you take it outside, okay?

eg:Why don’t you come over to myhouse for dinner?

10.Don’t be fooled by the, uh…

Don’t be afraid/late. Don’t be so hard on yourself.

11. I’ve wanted to tell her off for the last six weeks.

eg: I ‘ve always wanted a dog since I can remember.

I’ve been wanting to have a dog for 10 years.(emphasize a continuous state)

tell off: criticize someone angrily for doing something wrong

12.can you imagine one of them pregnant?

13.I’m gonna give a speech.

You’re gonna be stuck with these people for the next five hours.

gonna=going to

eg: What are you gonna do with your time? I am gonna go to bed.

14.Excuse me, but this baby would’ve grown up in a crowded orphanage if it wasn’t for us cream puffs.

You would’ve stopped the goal if you weren’t staring at the little girl.

eg: I wish I would have done this. In your position, I would have done the same thing.

15. It’s supposed to hurt.It’s supposed to sound better in Spanish.: What the hell is that supposed to mean?

16.Are you kidding? I’m not kidding you.

You‘ve got to be kidding.

17.She barely slept on the plane and she’s still wide awake.

18.That was pretty stupid of me, wasn’t it?

eg: How silly of me for not immediately getting it.

eg: That was very stupid of me to have done that.

19. if Hayley got pregnant, would you ever pretend she was mono for a few months?

eg: Have you ever been to Taiwan? Have you ever done something crazy?(did it happen once in the past)

Do you ever travel alone?Do you ever drink tea in the morning?(ask frequency, how often do you do this?)answer:i often/never drink tea in the morning

Would you ever consider to apply a job if the kids went to school?(hypothetical, whether you might do some crazy thing in the future?)

20.First of all, it would be really cool to see Hayley that fat, and how awesome would it be to have a fake little brother who’s really my nephew.(would= this situation is unlikely or impossible)

eg: It would be nice if i had more money. Would it be possible if we cancel the date? 

eg: What would you do if you won the lottery? What would you do if you were me?I would help you if I could.

 If you had a podcast, what would it be about?

21.Hayley is not getting pregnant.

eg: It is getting late. It is getting crazy. We live in a world today that is getting faster by the minute.

22.And I know you like to make trouble for your sister, but it’s not gonna work this time. 

eg: I am not sure if it is gonna work.

23:Oh, don’t mind her. Hayley had her first boy over today and… Phil shot him.

eg: Go on with your work, don’t mind me. Don’t mind the others, just do whatever you should do.


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