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take it like a champ

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take it like a champ
已尽全力

Date: Mar 08 2012

Themes: Sports

引語

1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

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“I had to cut my daughter’s scene out of the film. She took it like a champ.”

- Madonna, talking about not using her daughter Lourdes’ scene in her new movie, W.E. (MTV News)

“我必须剪掉我女儿在影片中的场景。虽然她已尽全力。”
- 麦当娜 (Madonna) 谈论不在她的新电影《W.E.》中使用她女儿卢尔德 (Lourdes) 的镜头。

定義

1. 定義 - Study the definition.

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accept a difficult or painful situation; be tough

2. 用法 - Learn how the slang is used.

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With a mother as famous as Madonna, you’d expect to have an advantage in show business. But apparently, Madonna doesn’t give anyone special treatment, not even her own daughter, Lourdes.

Lourdes had a brief scene in W.E., the first movie directed by Madonna. But the scene didn’t make the final cut. Luckily, when Madonna decided not to use Lourdes’ scene, the 17-year-old starlet took it like a champ.

Take it like a champ is an expression that comes from boxing. If a boxer takes a punch well, you can say that he took it like a champ. Champ is short for “champion.” It’s important to know how to lose like a champion, not just win like one.

If you take it like a champ, you act tough even though something may be painful, difficult or disappointing. You’re brave and courageous even when times are tough, like a boxer who isn’t afraid to compete against a powerful opponent.

When Madonna says that Lourdes took it like a champ, she means that Lourdes didn’t act mad or upset when her scene got cut from the movie. With Madonna for a mom, it’s not surprising that the kid is tough.

When was the last time you faced a difficult or disappointing situation? Did you take it like a champ?

範例

1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

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“I was worried that Brian would be upset if his team lost, but he took it like a champ.”

“It’s OK to be sad. You don’t always have to take it like a champ.”

“No matter what happens at the swim meet, remember to take it like a champ.”

猜對了

1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

To not get upset.
作者 candycandice
Manu4 With calm, as a mature open-mind person
作者 Manu4
Julissita She undertood and took the situation very well.
作者 Julissita
anges491 put up with something with necessary dignity and courage, accept the consequences as they are
作者 anges491

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世奔

世奔

British Indian Ocean Territory

You look like Korean or Japanese

08:09 AM Mar 30 2012 |

kotlesya

kotlesya

Belarus

Anja, nice to see you today. There is no doubt that the behavior of children goes from their breeding in the family. 

07:12 PM Mar 09 2012 |

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kotlesya

kotlesya

Belarus

I LOVE DOGS. I”m crying now. 


People so cruel, heartless ( especially children).


Wait please I will show you a terrible act of violence towards the dog in Minsk ( if I wiill find it in the Internet).

07:00 PM Mar 09 2012 |

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snoopyboy

snoopyboy

Antarctica

you have a rapid understanding of my parables


:)

05:48 PM Mar 09 2012 |

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kotlesya

kotlesya

Belarus

Seems to be your heart and your feelings are transparent and lively like water.


The waterfountain is not deep but it depends of all of us to fill it as much as we like :)


I like the description you have done about your life :) 


Watch this if you can. I suppose you will recognise yourself dancing.


http://www.wimp.com/dubaifountain/

05:37 PM Mar 09 2012 |

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snoopyboy

snoopyboy

Antarctica

: )

05:33 PM Mar 09 2012 |

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kotlesya

kotlesya

Belarus

Usually we toss a coin into the sea to return to the place we like again next year.


I will toss a coin into the waterfountain to keep it flowing and to keep its beauty in my memory.

05:28 PM Mar 09 2012 |

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snoopyboy

snoopyboy

Antarctica

My private life is a public square and my heart and feelings are the center piece,the main waterfountain, toss a coin in it keep it flowing.


: )


 

05:24 PM Mar 09 2012 |

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kotlesya

kotlesya

Belarus

All I can say if you  really enjoy to share some facts of your life we all will be happy to listen you.

05:19 PM Mar 09 2012 |

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snoopyboy

snoopyboy

Antarctica

Please, my private life is like the great wall of China  you can spot it from outer space.


I have nothing to hide, but so much to share


 

05:13 PM Mar 09 2012 |

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kotlesya

kotlesya

Belarus

I’m scared to continue the subject about your private life, dear Snoopyboy, because you will regret about lots of information you shared with me afterwards :)


You will want to cut your film back :)

05:11 PM Mar 09 2012 |

snoopyboy

snoopyboy

Antarctica

 Off topic now but just wanted to mention


> my post on “big birthday” is very true; it might give you an impression of sadness, or unlucky kid; but in fact it really wasn’t. Things were hard for her, she did her best for a kid who didn’t deserve so much and who wasn’t hers, those little gestures are all I needed. With hindsight, I wouldn’t change a thing. she didn’t have a silver spoon to feed me, but she never let me hunger for anything, I never envied the kids who had  the two-pier cakes, and the nice toy trucks : )

05:07 PM Mar 09 2012 |

kotlesya

kotlesya

Belarus

I understood, don’t worry Smile

05:05 PM Mar 09 2012 |

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kotlesya

kotlesya

Belarus

Saying about dream: “It is not unhealthy to dream it is unhealthy do not dream”

05:04 PM Mar 09 2012 |

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snoopyboy

snoopyboy

Antarctica

Now did I ever say you were “material”?


I said like a boomerang, “like”


:)

05:02 PM Mar 09 2012 |

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kotlesya

kotlesya

Belarus

I don’t want to imagine anyone.


All my soul  needs now is to read the lines.  I don’t want any images in front of my eyes.


I want only precious lines where I always find many sentences which are close to my perception of world.

05:00 PM Mar 09 2012 |

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kotlesya

kotlesya

Belarus

and…............. I”m not always manage to land back on earth. I’m not so material like you might think.

04:54 PM Mar 09 2012 |

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snoopyboy

snoopyboy

Antarctica

” you might say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one ” Imagine - John Lennon


: )

04:52 PM Mar 09 2012 |

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