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English from cartoons: quotes from dreamer heroes


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Watching cartoons is useful not only for children, but also for adults studying English. This genre of cinematography is a great way to get to grips with the intricacies of the English language without the stress of acting. We have selected for you quotes from your favorite characters that are valuable in terms of language.

Rapunzel: A Tangled Story, Rapunzel

I've been looking out of a window for eighteen years, dreaming about what it might feel like when those lights rise in the sky. What if it's not everything that I dreamed it would be?

I looked tirelessly out of my window for 18 years and dreamed of how I would feel when these lights rise into the sky. What if things don't turn out the way I imagined?

The verb to dream can be translated as "dreaming" or "dreaming". If we are talking about the first meaning, then we use the preposition of:

I dream of a true miracle . - I dream of a real miracle.

If we want to say that the dream has finally come true, we should use the phrase a dream came true . Interesting expressions in which dream acts as an adjective and is placed before nouns: a dream job ( dream job ), a dream holiday (dream vacation) and a dream home (dream house).

Moana, Moana

Well, some of our strengths lie beneath the surface. Far beneath in some cases.

Sometimes our virtues are hidden from view. And sometimes they are completely hidden.

Here it is worth paying attention to the idiom beneath the surface, which denotes something intimate, seemingly simple at first glance, but not really so.

Zootopia by Juddie Hopps

Real life is messy. We all have limitations. We all make mistakes. Which means, hey, glass half full, we all have a lot in common. And the more we try to understand one another, the more exceptional each of us will be. But we have to try.

There are more colors in life. And even though everyone has flaws, and everyone makes mistakes, but that means let's look from the other side - we all have a lot in common. And the better we are able to understand each other, the more we will discover in each other. You just have to try.

the expression glass is half full / the glass is half empty - glass is half full / glass is half empty.

Coco 's Secret , Miguel

I know, I'm not supposed to love music. But it's not my fault! It's his! Ernesto de la Cruz. The greatest musician of all time.

I know me   can't   be in love music . But this is not my fault. This is who is to blame - Ernesto de la Cruz, the greatest musician the world has ever seen.

design to be supposed to do smth used in cases when we talk about dreams or actions that come into conflict with the family, society.

Monsters on Vacation Mavis

Dad, I'm allowed to do things. I'm not 83 anymore. I'm allowed to like people or go see the world again.

I've had enough of your permits, I'm no longer 83. I can kiss and I can go wherever I want.

In order not to lose hope, allow ( to allow ) to dream. Synonym - to permit.

Ratatouille, Remy

Change is nature, Dad. The part that we can influence. And it starts when we decide.

Nature is fluid, dad. We can influence it. The main thing is to want.

The verb to influence , which Remy uses, means to influence , to influence . To increase the degree of influence, you can use the adverbs strongly (strongly), greatly (significantly), heavily (to a large extent) after influence :

Her departure influenced me greatly. - Her departure   strong influenced   on the me .

Finding Dory, Dory

The best things happen by chance. Because that's life.

All the best is by chance. This is life.

By chance - literally "by chance", "by chance." Synonym - by accident - "unintentionally".

"Brave", Merida

There are those who say fate is something beyond our command. That destiny is not our own, but I know better. Our fate lives within us, you only have to be brave enough to see it.

Some say that fate does not depend on us, that we have no control over it. But I know for sure - our destiny lives within us, and only courage is needed to discern it.

Synonyms for brave: courageous (daring, bold) and valiant (brave, valiant).

"Kung Fu Panda", Po

I stayed, because every time you threw a brick at my head, or said I smelled, it hurt. But it could never hurt more than it did every day of my life just being me! I stayed because I thought, if anyone can change me, can make me ... not me, it was you! The greatest kung fu teacher in all of China!

I stayed, although it hurt when you hit me in the head with a stone or said that I stink. And all because my old life hurt me every day. I stayed because I thought that if anyone could change me, make me not me, then only you are the greatest kung fu master in all of China.

I t hurts that - causing emotional pain. Another example: It hurts that you lost faith in me. “It hurts me that you have lost faith in me.

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