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Excuses, justification Surprise, wonder Work

Pourquoi ? — Il faut bien que je gagne ma vie

Dmytryk, Grahame
Crossfire (1947)

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Hope, desire Work

As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster

Scorsese, Liotta
Goodfellas (1990)

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Goodbyes Work

Well, I guess I’d better leave you be now. I know you’ve got a lot of work to do

Kubrick, Hayden
The Killing (1956)

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Inspirational, advice Reproach, rudeness Surprise, wonder Work

Pourquoi tu travailles pas ?

Wyler, Bogart
Dead End (1937)

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Excuses, justification Work

Oui, j’avais du travail

Preminger, Mitchum
Angel Face (1952)

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Condolences, consolation Work

On a tous des métiers difficiles

Taylor
Chuka (1967)

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Surprise, wonder Work

Prenons-nous des vacances ?

Ray, Niven
55 Days at Peking (1963)

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Jealousy, envy Work

Vous les profs, vous êtes indépendants

Logan
Picnic (1955)

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Excuses, justification Work

We are teachers on sabbatical

Craig
Quantum of Solace (2008)

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Get well soon, health Work

Votre retraite, c’est récent ?

Penn, Mirren
The Pledge (2001)

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Surprise, wonder Work

Tu parles français ?

— I didn’t know you spoke the lingo.

— I’ve got a pen pal in the foreign legion.

Connery, Alfred Marks
The Frightened City (1961)

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Work

Je prépare une nouvelle œuvre littéraire

I’m outlining a new writing project and five months of peace is just what I want

Kubrick, Nicholson
The Shining (1980)

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Disgust, dislike Refusal Work

Ces intellos me prennent la tête. Je n’écris plus

The literary crowd gives me a pain. I quit writing

Minnelli, Sinatra
Some Came Running (1958)

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Refusal Work

Je suis professeur, pas écolière

Minnelli, Sinatra
Some Came Running (1958)

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Work

Vous enseignez l’art littéraire ?

I’m told that you teach creative writing

Minnelli, Sinatra
Some Came Running (1958)

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Congratulations, compliments Happiness, satisfaction Work

J’ai mon diplôme de professeur adjoint

Sinatra, Remick
The Detective (1968)

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Disgust, dislike Surprise, wonder Work

Trois femmes ? — Ça vous dérange ?

The Enforcer (1976)

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Congratulations, compliments Work

Vous avoir pour équipière, ce n’est pas si atroce

You know, whoever draws you as a partner could do a lot worse

(more sunglasses)

Eastwood
The Enforcer (1976)

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Thank you Work

Merci. — Plombier, à votre service

Ray, Mitchum, Hayward
The Lusty Men (1952)

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Refusal Sex Work

Pas maintenant, plus tard

Wilder, Lemmon, MacLaine
Irma la Douce (1963)

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Excuses, justification Work

Sometimes I find myself correcting the writing on the posters in trams even

Sellers
Topaze (1961)

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Happiness, satisfaction Work

I think it’s very exciting

Fleischer, Boyd, Welch
Fantastic Voyage (1966)

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Work

J’étudie les problèmes de la femme japonaise

Lloyd, Sidney, Cagney
Blood on the Sun (1945)

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Surprise, wonder Work

Professeur ? — Six ans, mais c’est une autre histoire

Irma la Douce (1963)

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Work

J’étais professeur d’économie à la Sorbonne

Wilder
Irma la Douce (1963)

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Excuses, justification Jealousy, envy Work

So? — I’m working for us

Aurel, Deneuve
Manon 70 (1968)

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Disappointment Work

Some people work 40 years for their life of leisure…

Il y a des gens qui travaillent quarante ans pour se reposer ensuite et quand il tiennent enfin le repos, ils ne savent pas qu’en faire et ils meurent

Rohmer, Bauchau
La Collectionneuse (1967)

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Disappointment Work

Work only buys a way to forget work

Le travail n’achète que l’oubli du travail

Marker
Le Joli Mai (1963)

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Goodbyes Work

Messieurs, je démissionne. — Encore ?

Lloyd
Blood on the Sun (1945)

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Good News Invitation, party Work

Je suis libre mardi

(autres modèles de lunettes)

Besson, Reno
Léon (1994)

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Inspirational, advice Work

C’est pas bon le changement, tu sais ?

Besson
Léon (1994)

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Surprise, wonder Work

Tu te moques de l’argent

You don’t care about the money

Hill, Adjani
The Driver (1978)

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Excuses, justification Inspirational, advice Work

It’s a question of methods. Everybody wants results…

Eastwood
Sudden Impact (1983)

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Congratulations, compliments Work

Bet you’re pretty handy around the house

Fleischer, Boyd, Welch
Fantastic Voyage (1966)

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Work

Can you cook?

Fleischer, Boyd, Welch
Fantastic Voyage (1966)

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Refusal Work

Sir, I really think you should reconsider. I just don’t think I’m right for this job

Fleischer, Boyd, O’Brien
Fantastic Voyage (1966)

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Excuses, justification Inspirational, advice Work

I may live badly, but at least I don’t have to work to do it

Linklater
Slacker (1991)

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Excuses, justification Work

Je vous ai dit que j’étais institutrice?

Camille: Did I ever tell you I was a school teacher?

Mansfield
The Wayward Bus (1957)

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Disappointment Work

His life is nothing but work, eating, sleep, work

Godard, Goya
Masculin féminin (1966)

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Excuses, justification Inspirational, advice Work

Business is business

Conte
The Boss (1973)

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Get well soon, health Pain Work

C’est à l’usine que je suis devenu fou

Petri, Volonté
La classe operaia va in paradiso (1971)

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Inspirational, advice Work

Des commerçants, des bâtisseurs de cités

Ford, O'Brien
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)

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Get well soon, health Surprise, wonder Work

I was one of the original Chinese workmen who laid this stretch of track

Frankenheimer, Sinatra, Leigh
The Manchurian Candidate (1962)

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Excuses, justification Work

I, I work hard for them when I ain’t stealing from ’em

Scorsese, De Niro
The Irishman (2019)

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Work

Je suis sur une grosse enquête. Il faut que tu m’aides

— What’s up?

— I’m on an important case. I need your help. How soon can you get here?

Reiner, Martin
Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid (1982)

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Work

Je suis un vrai professionnel

    I’m very good at what I do

Hill, Dern
The Driver (1978)

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Work

La femme de ménage !

— Oh… If I’m not home, leave a message with the butler or the cleaning woman.

— Cleaning woman! Cleaning woman!

   

Reiner, Martin
Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid (1982)

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Welcome Work

On m’a mis sur l’affaire avec vous

Fleischer
Armed Car Robbery (1950)

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Work

C’est quoi, ton métier ?

Besson, Portman
Léon (1994)

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Stress, worry Work

C’est dur dans ma branche

    My line of work is kind of hard to come by

Hill, O'Neal
The Driver (1978)