[Quotes] Waterloo Bridge

Waterloo Bridge is a 1940 remake of the 1931 American drama film also called Waterloo bridge, adapted from the 1930 play Waterloo Bridge In an extended flashback narration, it recounts the story of a dancer and an army captain who meet by chance on Waterloo Bridge. The film was made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer., directed by Mervyn LeRoy and produced by Sidney Franklin and Mervyn LeRoy.

 

let’s have a look at the quotes from the film.♥

Roy Cronin: Myra, what do you think we’re going to do tonight?

Myra Lester: Well, I, I…

Roy Cronin: Oh, you won’t have time for that.

Myra Lester: For what?

Roy Cronin: For hesitating! No more hesitating for you!

Myra Lester: No?

Roy Cronin: No!

Myra Lester: Well, what am I going to do instead?

Roy Cronin:  You’re going to get married.

Vivien Leigh and Robert Taylor in Waterloo Bridge (1940)

Roy Cronin: You know, I… I thought about you all last night. Couldn’t sleep a wink.

Myra Lester: You managed to remember me at last, then.You managed to remember me at last, then.

Roy Cronin: [laughing] Yes, barely managed. Myra, what do you think we’re going to do tonight?

Myra Lester: [Playfully] You are very conceited, Captain. You are quite mad, Captain! You are reckless and head-strong and – and I adore you, Captain.

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Roy Cronin: I knew I wouldn’t sleep so I’ve been walking in the garden, confiding

my good luck to the stars.

Myra Lester: Were they pleased?

Roy Cronin: No, they seemed indifferent. They went on glittering, the little exhibitionists!

Time to learn some great expressions:

You know, I… I thought about you all last night. Couldn’t sleep a wink.

1. not sleep a wink: an authentic idiom meaning  not sleep at all.

  • I couldn’t sleep a wink last night because of the noise of construction project.
  • my aunt didn’t sleep a wink last night because her baby was crying all night long.

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You managed to remember me at last, then.

2. managed to do: someone succeeded in doing something, even though it was difficult.

  • At first, he was against our arrangement, but I managed to argue him round

You are very conceited, Captain. You are quite mad, Captain! You are reckless and head-strong and – and I adore you, Captain.

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3. conceited: having too much pride in yourself and what you do.

  • It’s very conceited of you to assume that your work is always the best.

4. reckless: showing a lack of care about danger and the possible results of your actions.

  • He showed a reckless disregard for his own safety.

5. head-strong: energetically willful and determined.

  • He’s young, very headstrong, but he’s a good man underneath.

I knew I wouldn’t sleep so I’ve been walking in the garden, confiding my good luck to the stars.

6. confide: reveal privately in private; tell confidentially.

  • He confided to me that he felt like he was being punished.

That’s all for today! Hope it can help you!

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