English lesson – There is no free lunch in the world

English lesson - There is no free lunch in the world

Johnny: So can we play PlayStation later?

Mom: Sure, if you’re done!

Johnny: All my games are so lame, Mom. When can I get a new one?

Mom: Well, listen, Honey, you’ve been a big help lately…

Johnny:Right on. I’m gonna get a new game!

Mom: If you take out the garbage and do the dishes, I’ll think about it.

Johnny:I knew there would be a catch!

Mom: Nothing in life is free, Son.

Johnny:Except housework, that is.

PlayStation (n.)

电视游乐器名,即本地所说的PS

Mike is always in his room playing videogames on his PlayStation.

麦克老是在他房间里打PS的电玩游戏。

Right on.

赞!太棒了!

A: I bought you a new bicycle.

我买了一辆新脚踏车给你。

B: Right on! I really needed a new bike.

太好了!我正好需要一辆新脚踏车。

that is.

也就是说,换句话说。用来加强语气,以辅助说明前面的话

Everybody likes the beach, except Jill, that is.

大家都喜欢海滩,除了吉尔以外,就是这样。

lame (a.)

蹩脚的,落伍的

A: How was the new Travolta movie?

屈伏塔的新电影怎样?

B: It was pretty lame, as usual.

老样子,烂毙了。

catch (n.)

条件,陷阱

This news is too good to be true. There must be a catch.

这个消息实在是好到不行。一定有诈。

强尼: 所以等一下我们可以玩PS啰?

妈妈: 当然,如果你把房间整理好的话!

强尼: 我的电玩游戏都好逊喔,妈。我什么时候才能买新的?

妈妈: 听着,宝贝,你最近帮了很多忙……

强尼: 赞。我要买新电玩游戏了!

妈妈: 假如你把垃圾拿出去,并把碗盘洗一洗,我会考虑。

强尼: 我就知道会有条件!

妈妈: 天下没有白吃的午餐,儿子。

强尼: 换句话说,就是除了家事以外

What is the most important thing in your life?