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A high-powered book editor (Sandra Bullock) facing deportation forces her young assistant (Ryan Reynolds) to marry her in this wickedly funny comedy.

- Oh no, no… 
- You’re cuttin’ it close.
- Oh, come on!
- Good morning, Miss Tate.
- I need you round this weekend. You have a problem with that?
- No, I just, I… it’s just my grandmother’s 90th birthday, so I was gonna go home, and… it’s fine I’ll cancel it.
- Is that your family?
- Yes.
- D’they tell you to quit?
- Every single day.
- Margaret Tate’s office!
- This isn’t about my second race, is it?
- Margaret, your Visa application is denied. You’re being deported.
- Deported? It’s not like I’m an immigrant or something – I’m from Canada!
- If you’re deported, you can’t work for an American company.
- If there was any way at all that we could make this thing work…
- Pardon the interruption, um…
- I understand the… predicament, but there is something that you should know. We are, uh, we’re getting married!
- Who is…who is getting married?
- You and I. You and I are getting married, yes?
- We are…?
- Getting married, yes.
- Can’t fight a love like ours. So, uh, uh, are we good?
- Make it all legal. We’ll put this whole thing behind us.
- I’m not going to marry you!
- If you don’t, you’ll be on the street, all alone, looking for a job.
- Have the two of you told your parents about your secret love?
- We’re going to their place this weekend.
- Oh, where is that?
- Alaska.
- Alas-ka.
- Where’s Andrew’s room?
- He’ll sleep in here with you.
- We love to snuggle, don’t we, honey?
- We’re huge snugglers.
- Breakfast for the happy couple!
- Oh my God! What is that?
- I’m sorry?
- What is it?
- It’s the morning.
- How can you be around someone who made your life so miserable?
- Sweetie.
- Honey.
Some proposals change you
- Why don’t you get married here tomorrow?
- Let’s see you kiss!
- ++++
For better or worse  
- Give her a real kiss!
Sandra Bullock  
- Hello?
Ryan Reynolds
- Oh  
- Oh my God!
- Why are you naked?
- Why are you wet?
- Oh my God!
The Proposal  
- Maybe a tad loose in certain areas.
- I’m a bit chesty to begin with. It’s like an Easter egg hunt! There they are!
- Yeah! That’s them.

YOU'RE CUTTING IT CLOSE= You are getting dangerously close to the limits.
- Driving 300 miles on one tank of gas was cutting it close, but we arrived safely.
The definition of the idiom "to cut it close" is: to allow barely enough of something, often time, for what has to be done.

GONNA= Going to

D'THEY TELL YOU= Did they tell you?. In standard written English there is no contraction for the past form DID, but in conversational English sometimes we contract it to D'. The present form DO can also be contracted to D', so only the context tells which tense we are using.

DEPORTED= If you are deported you are sent away from a country and you are not allowed to go back there.

IT'S NOT LIKE I'M AN IMMIGRANT OR SOMETHING= I'm not an immigrant. The beginning and end phrases ("it's not like" and "or something") both are ways of making the sentence less precise, as if the word "immigrant" is not the perfect word in this case or she's not very sure about it. LIKE here is a preposition of comparison.
She's from Canada and lives in the USA, so of course she's an immigrant, but both societies are so similar in everything that she doesn't feel like an immigrant. Maybe that's why she says she's not an immigrant but, at the same time, she makes the statement so imprecise.

PREDICAMENT= An embarrassing or difficult situation.

THIS WHOLE THING= All this thing. The main difference between WHOLE and ALL is the position in the sentence.
- I was waiting for you all the day = I was waiting for you the whole day
- She destroyed all his collection of CDs = She destroyed his whole collection of CDs

WE'LL PUT THIS WHOLE THING BEHIND US= We'll forget about this. There will be no more consequences.

ALL ALONE= An emphatic form of "alone" (= without company).

ON THE STREET= AmE. In BrE we say "in the street". Both in AmE and BrE we say "on the road".

SNUGGLE= To lie or press close together; cuddle, embrace.

HUGE= Very big, immense.

IT'S THE MORNING= (All men can understand what this mean).


SWEETIE / HONEY= These words are commonly used to address someone you love.

PROPOSAL= An offer of marriage. If someone proposes to you, they ask you to marry them.

NAKED= Without clothes.

A TAD= A bit. A little amount or degree.

LOOSE= The opposite of tight. A tight dress sticks to your skin, a loose dress is ample and doesn't stick to your skin, it's bigger than your body.

CHESTY= Having a large or well-developed chest or bust.

AN EASTER EGG HUNT= Easter, or the Holy Week, is the week when Christians remember the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. In some countries (like the UK or the USA) on Easter Day (Resurrection Sunday), parents hide chocolate eggs around the garden and children must find them (and eat them), so it's an exciting moment for kids.


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