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信任某人

Phrasal Verbs

Date: Oct 02 2012

Themes: Romance, Soap Opera

Grammar: Phrasal Verbs

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When you let someone into your house, you open the door and allow them to walk inside. When you let someone into your heart, you trust them and allow yourself to care about them.

It can be dangerous to let someone in. If you let the wrong person into your house, they could steal something or hurt you. If you let the wrong person into your heart, you might get heartbroken.

Mason has had a tough time with love. Years ago, Amanda broke his heart. Now, she wants him to let her in again. But is he ready?

当你让别人进入你家时,你会打开门,让他们走进来。当你让别人走进你的内心时,你会信任他们,也会关心他们。

信任别人可能会有危险。如果你让坏人进入你家,他们可能偷盗或者伤害你。如果你让错的人走进你的内心,你可能会受伤心碎。

梅森曾经历了一段艰难的爱情。多年前,阿曼达伤了他的心。现在,她想让梅森重新信任她。但是梅森准备好了吗?

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Dialog

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2. Study - Read the dialog again to see how the vocab words are used.

Amanda

Amanda

Mason

Mason

Jason

Jason

Amanda:  Morning, Mason. Look what I have.

Mason:  Hey!

Amanda:  I’ve got bagels.

Mason:  Whoa, uh, it might be a little early for me to let you in.

Amanda:  Is it early? Oh, I know. You want to clean up this office before anyone shows up in the morning and you’re a hard worker and I think that’s so sexy. I do. But come on. With all that we’ve been through, I think we deserve a little alone time before people show up, so…

Mason:  No, but I don’t think you understand. It might be too early for me to let you in here.

Amanda:  Oh, don’t be silly.

Mason:  Amanda, I mean, you really hurt me when you left me the first time. And then I spent all this time pining after a girl that I couldn’t have. And then I thought I had some super hottie who was like totally into me, and turns out she cheats on me with my best friend. It’s just too much. I need more time before I can let anyone in.

Amanda:  Mason, I’m not going to hurt you. I really care about you.

Mason:  It’s just too soon. It’s just too soon.

Amanda:  Fine. So I guess I’ll give the bagels to somebody else.

Mason:  What? I mean, you can leave the bagel.

Amanda:  Oh, you want?

Mason:  Yeah.

Jason:  Oh, hey, Amanda. What’s wrong?

Amanda:  Oh, you know it’s Mason. He won’t let anyone in.

Jason:  Did you try knocking?

Amanda:  Forget it.

Jason:  Hey, Mason. Hey, let me in!

 

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Discussion

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It’s first thing in the morning and Mason is at work early, cleaning the office. Amanda arrives and offers him some bagels. She also wants to kiss him.

Mason tells Amanda it’s too soon for him to let her in. She thinks he means it’s too early to let her into the office. He explains that he isn’t ready to let her into his heart.

Last time they were together, Amanda broke Mason’s heart. He hasn’t recovered and he hasn’t had good luck in love since then. It will take some time for him to trust her. But maybe he’ll get there. After all, he does finally accept a bagel.

Is it easy or hard for you to let someone in?

 

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nourelyakine

Algeria

Actually, it’s very hard to let someone in ,Especially if i do not know him well .

08:21 AM Oct 02 2012 |

mab_tehran

mab_tehran

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

I remember that when i was a university sudent i could not able to let nice girls in to my heart!!many of them had complain that why i dont let them in to my heart!

Englishty

Englishty

Egypt

For me it takes me a while to let anyone in, i can’t trust someone i just met him and i think this is better, after hitting it off with somebody we have to take our times to get to know this person and make sure he/she is a reliable person.

07:03 AM Oct 02 2012 |

wannicho

wannicho

China

no, it’s never easy for me to let other ppl in . it takes time for me to accept a friend , but sometimes some1 just click off with u and u guys suddenly become friends , when i was a little gal , when my parents were out , i would never let anyone in the house include male neigbors , so i always shut the door up out of safty . i am not expecting the worst from everything, but it’s better to be protective for gals , thats why many girls alone in the house got killed …i still remember that day when i was having a sleep over in my best friends house with her little cousin sis while all the adults were outside , back then we were under 12 , there was a guy who’s ofter hang out with other bad guys lived next door. and we overheard a woman crying for help , and we were scared to death but they released the woman, after the woman’s gone , a guy came over to the door asked us to open it , i told the cousin not,and told the guy we won’t open the door because no adults at home. but the guy insisted said he just needed a fire-maker to lit the cigaret ,while my friend and her cousin had no idea what’s to do , i told the cousin pass the fire-maker to him through the window, and the guy got what he wanted and left ,and left his compliments for us being clear.^^

merugurajender

India

let someone into my room ,if i know him i will agree to enter unto room 

04:47 AM Oct 02 2012 |

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merugurajender

India

hai

04:45 AM Oct 02 2012 |

mjmhz

Saudi Arabia

I think it is realy hard to let someone in after sufering long time from brokenheart.

03:39 AM Oct 02 2012 |

sam 35

sam 35

Dominican Republic

it takes time to heal  but, is not easy to trust people they let you down over , and over

03:26 AM Oct 02 2012 |

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wwongsapun

wwongsapun

Thailand

Yes! It’s hard especial when I got broken hard by someone cheat on me. I should to tell that’s impossible to let someone in again. J


It’s not hate, but just not love anymore.

02:27 AM Oct 02 2012 |

sheitooonak

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

funny movie,im like mason its hard for me to let some one in:)

02:19 AM Oct 02 2012 |

liu_liu

liu_liu

China

let someone in heart..so funny.breakheart never be good as before.

01:56 AM Oct 02 2012 |

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 julito

julito

Argentina

Poor Mason, Amanda is adorable but i remember a proverb `he who burns his mouth with milk ,whenever he sees a cow cries,`He is not ready  but i believe that  as in the old hollywood movies love will prevail over doubts and ill-feelings.      

Levanchi

Levanchi

Germany

It was really funny! Who wrote the script?

03:30 PM Oct 01 2012 |

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