a flick of hand
Clip script: so, what are we going to do?
We’re going to kick this case upstairs to someone with the latitude to clean up this mess without breaking into a sweat.
We’re going to bring this to Thompson.
Thompson? When he was in the field, his nickname was…
“the hammer,” yes. He’ll crush this little romance with a flick of his hand and force them back on plan again.
Further example: with a flick of the hand, Frye sent the ball into the opposite court.
a living hell
Clip script: You might think I’m here to make your life a living hell, but it’s just not true.
Further example: These past few days have been a living hell.
Clip Script: You’re in Herb caen. “Paul Avery’s investigation has won him the accolade ”of a message from the Zodiac warning, ‘you are doomed.’ “ As a result, several crime newsmen are wearing lapel buttons reading, “I am not Paul Aver”
Further example: she received a Grammy Award, the highest accolade in the music business.
Clip Script: A man approached my patrol car and stated that he thought he had seen suspicious men in the adjacent alley.
Further example: We stayed in adjacent rooms.
Clip Script: You’re Connecticut. One of the most affluent, comfortable, safe places in the world.
Further example: As people become more affluent, so their standard and style of living improves.
متهم، مورد ادعا
Clip Script: Alleged rapist? Did you do it?
Further example: The alleged victim made the complaint at a police station in York.
دانشجوی سابق، فارغ التحصیل، دانش آموخته
Clip Script: Let’s welcome our favorite alumnus, and the next senator from the state of New York, David Norris!
Further example: He is the alumnus of Tehran university.
ذوالیمین، توانا در استفاده از هر دو دست
Clip Script: Our man at Questioned Documents says it’s inconclusive.
Maybe he did it with his other hand.
The letters are a little too neat for someone to have written with the wrong hand.
But not for Leigh, right.
What do you mean?
He’s ambidextrous. He can write with either hand. Didn’t you guys know that?
Further example: Few of us are naturally ambidextrous but in terms of karate technique this can be achieved through training.
Clip Script: How do you mean?
Well, you said it was an anonymous tip, right?
So it could be an ambush. I mean, it could be Zodiac.Don’t you think it’s kind of stupid?
Yeah, yeah. Well, Paul has a gun.
Further example: The soldiers were killed in an ambush.
Clip Script: Nice to finally meet you. I am sorry I’ve never spoken directly to you before, but I hole I’ve expressed my ample gratitude for all the blessings you’ve given to me in my life.
Further example: You’ll have ample time for questions later.
Clip Script: So what’s your plan?
Early on, when the radio stations were still broadcasting, there was talk about a lot of people heading south. Well, there was plenty of old recording looping over and over on the EBS…
Yeah, we heard all those. We could tell the difference.
No, you most certainly misheard. I mean, the ancillary fallout? Especially in the south…
No, Mr. Loomis.
Further example: Agreement was reached on several ancillary matters.
Clip Script: I employed brutal and coercive methods at whim.
And created racial animus with reckless disregard for the law that I was sworn to uphold as a police officer.
Further example: I have no animus towards Robert.
as flat as a pancake
Clip Script: Well, I don’t think it would come to that.
You don’t like going for a walk with me on the Broads and that’s as flat as a pancake.
Further example: The countryside near there is flat as a pancake.
at the crack of dawn
در سپیده دم
Clip Script: oh, Chris. You’re early this morning.
I’ve got the twins waking me up at the crack of dawn.
Oh, my God, I completely forgot. Congratulations.
Further example: I was up at the crack of dawn to get the plane.
افزایش بخشیدن، بهبود بخشیدن
Clip Script: Yeah, the speech. Something must have got into me.
Wow, that is something.
Really augments the moment.
Further example: Any surplus was sold to augment their income.
back out of sth
جا زدن، از انجام کاری منصرف شدن
Clip Script: So you can’t just back out of things simply because you don’t feel like it. Even when you have reasons.
Further example: The government is trying to back out of its commitment to reduce pollution.
be over the moon
خوشحال بودن، با دم خود گردو شکستن
Clip Script: Good luck.
And I’m really over the moon for both of you.
Thank you, Mrs. Mercer.
Further example: She’s over the moon about her new job.
ستیزه جو، پرخاشگر
Clip Script: Ruth called, Said you were late, you were belligerent, and that you dropped Lucas off with a black eye.
Further example: Harris is a belligerent man with an explosive temper.
Clip Script: Mama, Miss Morton gave it to me. She said someone sent it to her.
Someone? Any idea who this mysterious benefactor might be?
No. She didn’t know.
Further example: An anonymous benefactor donated $2 million.
Clip Script: It begins when the object of your affection bestows upon you a heady hallucinogenic dose… of something you’ve never even dared to admit you wanted an emotional speed ball of thunderous love and excitement. Soon you start craving that attention with the hungry obsession of any junkie.
When it’s withheld, you turn sick, crazy, not to mention resentful… of the dealer who encouraged this addiction in the first place… but now refuses to pony up the good stuff.
Just frustrated, I’m concerned. I don’t understand.
What don’t you get?
Further example: I intend to bestow upon you unsolicited advice, my darling.