Expressions in MinRep, p.2
Posted by ESC on November 10, 2003
In Reply to: Expressions in MinRep, p.2 posted by Shkval on November 09, 2003
: Ok, the next portion.
: 1. "- He came to see you the other day right before he was tagged. What did you talk about?
: - The Mets. John doesn't think they have a deep enough pitching roster this year, and I'm inclined to."
: I understand he meant baseball team "New York Mets", right?
: But does "they have a deep enough pitching roster this year" means "they lack of pitching players" or "this pitching players aren't good enough"?
: 2. In the old film that Anderton saw on the wall before the surgery operation on eyes, the episode when one man shoot another and said:
: "Started blowing the buttons for no reason whatsoever, and I knew that."
: 3. "- It's anesthesia. It's all gonna be downhill."
: "It's all gonna be downhill" - you don't feel any pain?
: 4. "- Ah, Miss Van Eyck. I'm afraid she's already smitten. She only has eyes for you."
: "She only has eyes for you" is some kind of pun? She has got an eyes (the real ones in plastic bag) and she like him?
The only one I can help with is No. 4. To "have eyes" for someone means that you are romantically attracted. Love. Lust. Like that.
- Expressions in MinRep, p.2 Lewis 10/November/03