#13. The Darts Game

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Published: 6.04.2021
Level 5   |   Time: 4:58
Accent: American
Source: Ted Lasso [S1 E06]

Ted and Rupert play a very important game of darts.


    

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  • Howdy [exp] - Hello
  • an ownership stake [n] - owning a small part of something
  • a minority share [n] - less than 50% ownership
  • yours truly [exp] - me
  • engaged [adj] - promised to be married
  • the owner's box [n] - the special area in a stadium where the owners of the team sit
  • cornhole [n] - a game in which players throw bags of corn though a hole [image]
  • wager [v] - bet money, gamble
  • white knighting [exp] - when a man does something to protect a woman
  • follow my gut [exp] - trust my feelings
  • Double in, double out [exp] - You must hit a double (or triple) in darts to start and finish the game
  • a hoot [n] - a lot of fun
  • a bull's-eye [n] - the center of the dart board [image]
  • underestimate [v] - not realize someone's real ability
  • a quote [n] - a famous sentence from a famous person
  • Walt Whitman [n] - an American poet from the 1800s [image]
  • judgmental [adj] - judging people in a negative way
  • It hits me. [exp] - Then I understood.
  • belittle [exp] - make someone feel unimportant
  • pass away [exp] - die
  • barbecue sauce [exp] - a famous barbecue sauce called Bull's-Eye [image]
  • a consolation prize [n] - the prize given to the loser of a competition
  • Drinks are on me! [exp] - I will pay for everyone's drinks!

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


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Ted Rebecca Rupert Bex (Rebecca)
  • Ted Lasso is an American football coach and has recently been hired to coach an English Premier League football club, AFC Richmond.
  • Rebecca and Rupert used to be married.
  • Rupert used to own the AFC Richmond football club.
  • Rebecca got ownership of AFC Richmond when they divorced.
  • The Milk sisters a small part of the AFC Richmond football club.
  • Bex (Rebecca) is Rupert's new (much younger) girlfriend.

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  1. Who did Rebecca come to meet at the bar?
    Ted
    Rupert
    Higgins
    The Milk Sisters

  2. Who did they sell their ownership stake to?
    Rebecca
    Rupert
    Bex
    Ted

  3. What is the relationship between Rupert and Bex?
    They are friends.
    They are engaged.
    They are married.
    She is his daughter.

  4. What does Rupert plan to do?
    Sit in the owner's box every week
    Buy the team back from Rebecca
    Buy another football club
    Fire Ted

  5. How much money does Rupert want to wager on the darts game?
    10 pounds
    100 pounds
    1000 pounds
    10 000 pounds
    100 000 pounds

  6. What will happen if Rupert wins the darts game?
    He can choose the players that start the game for AFC Richmond.
    He can help Ted manage the next Richmond football match.
    He can fire Ted as the manager of AFC Richmond.
    He can buy the team from Rebecca.

  7. What will happen if Ted wins the darts game?
    Rupert cannot talk to Rebecca.
    Rupert cannot sit in the owner's box.
    Rupert cannot help Bex buy part of the team.
    Rupert cannot come to Richmond football matches.

  8. What does Ted need to win the game?
    a triple twenty
    two triple twenties
    three triple twenties
    a bull's-eye

  9. What quote does Ted like?
    "Don't be curious, be judgmental."
    "Don't be curious, or judgmental."
    "Be curious, and judgmental."
    "Be curious, not judgmental."

  10. Why does Ted think people used to judge and underestimate him?
    They were stupid.
    They didn't like him.
    They were not curious.
    Ted was much taller than them.

  11. When did Ted use to play darts with his father?
    Every afternoon
    Every Sunday
    After football games
    When he was in university

  12. Why did Ted stop playing darts with his father?
    Ted had an argument with his father.
    Ted left home to go to college.
    Ted moved to England.
    Ted's father died.

  13. What does Ted convince Rebecca to do?
    Buy drinks for the bar
    Sell Ted part of the team
    Have dinner with the players


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Rupert Crashes the Auction

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