|The Mummy 3|
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2000 years ago, China's Dragon Emperor conquered half the world. Now he is returning to finish the job.
-Look at this, Alex.
-We found it, Professor. It’s the tomb of the Dragon Emperor and his army.
-This is incredible!
Two thousand years ago, China’s Dragon Emperor conquered half the world. Now, he is returning to finish the job.
-Here we go again.
From Universal Pictures...
-We’re gonna do this my way. I put down more mummies in my time than you.
-You put down one mummy, dad.
-Yeah! Same mummy, twice!
From the producers of "The Mummy" and "The Mummy Returns"...
-How exactly are we supposed to fend them off?
- When the Emperor built the Great Wall, he buried his enemies underneath it. I will call them to battle once again.
-So these are the good undead guys, right?
-I'd tell you to fasten your seatbelts, but I was too cheap to buy any.
-Why am I laughing?
-Does this guy ever run out of tricks?
...lies an adventure that will live for all eternity.
-Time to go.
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor.
WATCH OUT!= Be careful!
TOMB= Grave, the place were a dead person is buried. It is pronounced /tu:m/.
CONQUER= To take control of a territory by the use of force (usually through a war).
HERE WE GO AGAIN! (coll.)= Now we have the same situation again!.
GONNA (coll.)= Going to
TO PUT DOWN= To kill
IN MY TIME= When I was young.
TO FEND THEM OFF= To keep them away; to stop them from attacking us.
BURIED= The past tense of the verb to BURY (pronounced /berɪd/), which means to put a person under the earth when they die.
UNDEAD= Dead people who are not dead (=living dead, like zombies). UN- is a negative prefix.
GUYS (coll. AmE)= Men
FASTEN YOUR SEATBELT= Secure yourself to the car seat by using the seatbelt (a strap).
I WAS TOO CHEAP TO BUY A SEATBELT= I’m getting very little money for my services (I’m very cheap), so I can’t spend money on buying seatbelts= There are no seatbelts in the car.
MUMMY= The dead body of a human or animal that has been embalmed and prepared for burial, as according to the practices of the ancient Egyptians (embalmed and wrapped in cloth bands).
BEYOND= Further than. "Beyond imagination" means something so extraordinary that you can’t imagine it.
TO RUN OUT OF SOMETHING= To use something till you have no more of it:
- Sorry, I ran out of red wine. Would you like some white wine instead?
- If you go to the supermarket buy tomatoes, I ran out of them yesterday