#2. The Gun Shop

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Published: 2.14.2021
Level 6   |   Time: 3:41
Accent: American
Source: Men in Black

Kay takes Detective Edwards to a gun shop to identify a space ray gun.


    

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  1. REVIEW the vocabulary / background.
  2. WATCH the video.
  3. ANSWER the questions.
  4. CHECK your answers. (Show Answers)

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  • The N.S.A. [n] - The National Security Agency
  • alien activity [n] - the movement of aliens
  • license [v] - issue licenses
  • a spot [n] - a place
  • chain snatchers [n] - people who steal wallets and purses on the street
  • the proper authorities [n] - the police
  • turn in [phv] - give to the police
  • hot [adj] - stolen
  • a crack dealer [n] - person who sells drugs (crack)
  • a smart ass [n] - a funny guy
  • imports [n] - merchandise that has been imported (from another planet)
  • get out of a business [exp] - stop doing a business
  • hold on [phv] - wait
  • stable [adj] - not crazy
  • a prick [n] - a bad guy
  • sting [v] - be painful
  • a reverberating carbonizer [n] - an alien gun
  • a cephlapoid [n] - a type of alien
  • confiscated [adj] - taken away by the police
  • this rock [n] - this planet (Earth)
  • Rolexes [n] - expensive watches
  • lay off the sauce [phv] - stop drinking so much alcohol
  • Be there or be square! [exp] - Don't be late!

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


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Edwards Kay Jeebs
  • Edwards is a police officer.
  • Kay works for Men in Black.
  • Kay is taking Edwards to a gun shop to identify a gun used by an alien.

triangle Questions


  1. Kay works for the FBI.
    True
    False

  2. Jeebs knows Edwards.
    True
    False

  3. Edwards thinks that Jeebs sells guns.
    True
    False

  4. Jeebs knows Kay.
    True
    False

  5. Edwards is surprised when Kay shoots Jeebs.
    True
    False

  6. Kay kills Jeebs.
    True
    False

  7. The gunshot isn't painful for Jeebs.
    True
    False

  8. Edwards doesn't recognize any of the guns.
    True
    False

  9. Kay tells Jeebs that he has to leave the planet Earth.
    True
    False

  10. Kay threatens to shoot Jeebs again.
    True
    False

  11. Edwards thinks that the situation with Jeebs is unforgettable.
    True
    False

  12. The red light makes Edwards forget the situation with Jeebs.
    True
    False

  13. Kay tells Edwards to eat some popcorn.
    True
    False

  14. Kay tells Edwards that he drank too much tequila.
    True
    False

  15. Edwards actually drank too much tequila.
    True
    False

  16. Kay tells Edwards to come to his office at 10am the next day.
    True
    False


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Edwards: So who exactly are you with? F.B.I.? N.S.A.?

Kay: I'm part of a bureau that licenses, monitors and polices alien activity on the planet Earth.

Edwards: Whatever.

Kay: We're here.

Edwards: This is where we're going?

Kay: Yeah.

Edwards: This is Jack Jeebs' spot. He buys from chain snatchers. He doesn't even sell guns.

Kay: Really?

Jeebs: Officer Eduardo. How did these get here? I thought I turned these into the proper authorities.

Edwards: The way I hear it, Jeebs, you're into something a little hotter than some stolen Rolexes.

Jeebs: Well, I'm a huge crack dealer now, but I work here because I love the hours.

Edwards: I'm talking about guns, smart ass. Weird ones!

Jeebs: Come on. Edwards. What you see is what I got.

Kay: Why don't you show him the imports, Jeebs?

Jeebs: Hi Kay. How are you?

Kay: Show him the imports right now.

Jeebs: I got out of that business a long time ago.

Kay: Why do lie to me, Jeebs? I hate it when you lie.

Jeebs: Just hold on a second.

Kay: I'm going to count to three.

Edwards: He’ll do it, Jeebs.

Kay: One.

Edwards: I’m telling you, that man does not look stable.

Kay: Two.

Edwards: But you know what. Talk to me. He is just crazy when he's like this.

Jeebs: He's always crazy. Why don't you get a massage? Take a cruise.

Kay: Three.

Edwards: Drop the weapon. Hands on your head!

Kay: I warned him.

Edwards: Drop the weapon!

Kay: You warned him.

Edwards: Don't make me kill you.

Jeebs: You insensitive prick! Do you have any idea how much that stings?

Kay: Show us the merchandise or you'll lose another head, Jeebs. Mr. Edwards?

Edwards: Right there. The one in the middle.

Kay: You sold a reverberating carbonizer with mutate capacity to an unlicensed cephlapoid! Jeebs, you piece of--

Jeebs: He looked alright to me.

Kay: It must have been for an assassination. Who's the target?

Jeebs: You know I don't know.

Kay: Goddamn it, Jeebs!

Jeebs: I don't know!

Kay: All that's confiscated. I want you on the next transport off this rock, or I'll shoot you where it don't grow back.

Edwards: And I'm going to be back to talk about them Rolexes.

Kay: Searching for a handle on the moment? I can't help you. The only comfort I can offer is my promise that tomorrow morning you won't remember a thing.

Edwards: Well that's not exactly some shit you just forget.

Kay: Ever seen one of these?

Kay: She looks over to her husband then sets it back down in her lap and says, “Honey, this one's eating my popcorn.” Get it?

Edwards: Yeah.

Kay: I gotta go. Thanks for the egg rolls, kid.

Edwards: Wait a minute. Who are you?

Kay: See what I mean about tequila? You're a bright young man, James. But you need to lay off the sauce. I'll see you bright and early, 9:00. Be there, or be square.


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