#10. Eating Trash

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Published: 9.13.2020
Level 4   |   Time: 2:18
Accent: American
Source: Seinfeld [S6 E06]

George is caught by his new girlfriend's mother taking food out of the garbage.


    

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  • painfully close [exp] - very very close
  • Nana [n] - Grandmother
  • You find yourself (somewhere) [exp] - be (somewhere)
  • an éclair [n] - a long, thin doughnut/pastry
  • What the hell! [exp] - I don't care!
  • a receptacle [n] - a box or container (a garbage can)
  • a cylinder [n] - a long round shape (a garbage can)
  • the rim [n] - the top edge of a box, bottle or container
  • adjacent to [exp] - next to
  • refuse [n] - trash, garbage
  • a doily [n] - the paper under a pastry or doughnut
  • a bum [n] - a homeless person

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


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George Jerry
  • Jerry and George live in New York.
  • Lindsay is George's new girlfriend.
  • George has just finished dinner with Lindsay's family.

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  1. This is the first time George has met Lindsay's family.
    True
    False

  2. George says spending time with family is important.
    True
    False

  3. Lindsay's family seems to dislike George.
    True
    False

  4. George offers to help with the dishes.
    True
    False

  5. Lindsay sees George take an éclair out of the garbage.
    True
    False

  6. George thinks the éclair was trash.
    True
    False

  7. Jerry thinks the éclair was trash.
    True
    False

  8. George took the first bite out of the éclair.
    True
    False

  9. Jerry calls George a bum.
    True
    False

  10. Why does George say it was okay to eat the éclair?
    The doily (paper) was still on the éclair.
    The éclair was not deep inside the garbage can.
    The garbage can was clean.
    George knew who took the first bite of the éclair.
    The éclair was on top of a magazine.
    There was nothing on top of the éclair.


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