[Quotes] The Lion King

The Lion King is a 2019 American musical film directed and produced by Jon Favreau, written by Jeff Nathanson, and produced by Walt Disney Pictures. It is a photorealistic computer animated remake of Disney’s traditionally animated 1994 film of the same name. The plot follows Simba, a young lion who must embrace his role as the rightful king of his native land following the murder of his father, Mufasa. at the hands of his uncle, Scar.

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Let’s have a look at the following quotes from the movie:

Scar: We’ll look who’s come to mingle with the commoners.

Mufasa: Sarabi and I didn’t see you at the presentation of Simba.

Scar: Was that today, must’ve slipped my mind. Of course I meant no disrespect towards his Majesty or Sarabi. As you know I have tremendous respect for the crown

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Mufasa: Everything the light touches… is our kingdom. But a king’s time as ruler rises and falls like the sun. One day, the sun will set on my time here, and will rise with you as the new king.

Young Simba: I’m going to be King of Pride Rock. I want to be brave like you.

Mufasa: I’m only brave when I have to be.

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Scar: You fools have stripped your land of every living thing, and yet I send two little cubs your way, why eat one meal when you can be feasting the rest of your lives, a place where you can fill your bellies

Scar: Where everything the light touches is yours.

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Time to learn some useful collocations and phrases:

Scar: We’ll look who’s come to mingle with the commoners.

1. mingle with: to combine or make one thing combine with another

  • If we mingle with the crowd, we should not be noticed.
  • The hope was that the virus would mingle with the bone marrow cells and inject the healthy gene into the stem cells.

Scar: Was that today, must’ve slipped my mind. Of course I meant no disrespect towards his Majesty or Sarabi. As you know I have tremendous respect for the crown.

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2. slip one’s mind: to be forgotten, especially of an obligation.

  • Oh, it’s nearly slip my mind! Dannie ask me to give you this.
  • I’m sorry, I didn’t call you back sooner, it totally slipped my mind.

Scar: You fools have stripped your land of every living thing, and yet I send two little cubs your way, why eat one meal when you can be feasting the rest of your lives, a place where you can fill your bellies.

3. strip B (of A): to remove a layer from sth, especially so that it is completely exposed

  • Deer had stripped the tree of its bark.
  • He was stripped of his knighthood after he was convicted of stealing from the company.

There are several words of which usages and meanings are similar to “strip”:

  • divest
  • deprive
  • bereave

That’s all for [Quotes] Today.

Practice makes perfect, please make a sentence with one of the phrases above!

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