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1227 Indonesian Movie

Vella talks with Daniel about a movie she really enjoyed from her home country of Indonesia.

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all-time favorite

I have one all-time favorite Indonesian movie.

Your 'all-time favorite' of something has been your favorite for as long as you can remember. Notice the following:

  1. What is your all-time favorite place you have visited?
  2. This is my all-time favorite restaurant.

prostitute

She couldn't get a better job, so she ended up being a prostitute.

A 'prostitute' is a man or woman who gets paid for sexual actions. Prostitution is illegal in many countries. Notice the following:

  1. Part of what our volunteer organization does is try to provide education to prostitutes, so they can have a new career.
  2. Many prostitutes hang out in this part of town at night.

depressing

The movie sounds really sad and depressing.

Something 'depressing' is really, really sad. Notice the following:

  1. Can we change the subject? Talking about all of this sad stuff is really depressing.
  2. That is one of the most depressing movies I have ever scene.

related to

Female audiences related really well to the movie.

Here, 'relate to' means that the female audience can understand how the characters in the movie are feeling, because they have had similar situations in their lives. Notice the following:

  1. Mostly women work at that company, because they relate better to the clients.
  2. It is hard for me to relate to you right now, because I have never been in a similar situation.

really into

I think a lot of us are really into Hollywood actors and actresses.

If you are 'really into' something, you like it a lot and are interested in it. Notice the following:

  1. She has always been really into cooking.
  2. He has gotten really into exercise during the past year.
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