#5. A Bad Haircut

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Published: 8.15.2020
Level 4   |   Time: 4:36
Accent: American
Source: Seinfeld [S5 E08]

Kramer tries to convince Jerry to change his barber and get a better haircut.


    

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  • a butcher [n] - a person who cuts meat
  • a butcher [n] - a person who is terrible at cutting
  • switch [v] - change, exchange
  • day off [exp] - a day someone does not work
  • loyal [adj] - giving constant support continuously
  • take off [phv] - remove, cut (hair)
  • outdo [v] - do better than the previous attempt
  • massacre [v] - destroy, ruin
  • on the corner [exp] - on the corner of two streets
  • break (someone's) heart [exp] - make someone feel very sad
  • fix up [phv] - fix, repair

[n] - noun,  [v] - verb, [phv] - phrasal verb,  [adj] - adjective,  [exp] - expression


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George Jerry Kramer Elaine
  • Jerry and Kramer live in the same apartment building.
  • Jerry and Kramer go to the same barbershop.
  • Kramer gets his hair cut by Gino.
  • Jerry gets his hair cut by (Uncle) Enzo.

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  1. Why is Kramer happy?
    He took a shower.
    He got a new haircut.
    He got some meat at the butcher.

  2. What does Kramer say about Jerry's barber?
    He is the best.
    He talks too much.
    He is terrible.

  3. How long has Jerry been going to the same barber?
    1 month
    2 years
    12 years

  4. Why does Jerry decide to get his hair cut today?
    His hair is too long.
    He likes Kramer's haircut.
    It is his regular barber's day off.

  5. Why is Jerry surprised when he goes to the barbershop?
    His regular barber is there.
    His friend is also getting a haircut.
    The barbershop is closed.

  6. What kind of haircut does Jerry want?
    Very short.
    Not too short.

  7. How does the other customer feel after seeing his haircut?
    It is too short
    It looks okay.
    It is his best haircut ever.

  8. What does George tell Jerry about his haircut?
    It looks great.
    It looks terrible.
    He looks like a boy.
    He must change to another barber.

  9. Why won't Jerry change barbers?
    He passes the barbershop every day.
    He doesn't want to hurt his barber's feelings.
    He doesn't want to pay more for his haircut.
    He doesn't actually care how his hair looks.

  10. What does Kramer suggest?
    Jerry should use Kramer's barber.
    Jerry should shampoo his hair.
    Jerry should wear a hat.

  11. What does Elaine think of Jerry's new haircut?
    She thinks it is great.
    She thinks it is normal.
    She thinks it is funny.


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