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They were all dubbed into German !!!
Simon I've just come back from a great week in Germany staying with my friend, but there was one thing I didn't like much.
Martin Don't tell me it was the beer ?
Simon No, of course not; that was great. It was when they showed English-language movies on TV. They were all dubbed into German, which rather spoiled them for me.
Martin Your German's very good, so what was the problem ?
Simon It just seemed a bit unnatural to see Tom Hanks in an American scene with German coming out of his mouth.
Martin But that's done for the Germans' benefit, not yours.
Explanation :
 
If a film or soundtrack is dubbed, a different sound track is added with actors speaking a translation of the dialogue.
 
Example : It was dubbed into Spanish for Mexican audiences.
 
 
 

On the verge of

Fill me in on the task

I am through working overtime

The numbers didn't add up

Give me the rundown

Cut-throat competition

See the work through

It is feasible

This item is sought-after

Sells like hot cakes

Look it up

Got it all planned out

I've lucked out

Speak your minds

On top of that

We spread out the news

He's all tied up

Keep an eye on

Stuck in traffic

Pricing and samples

Time is ticking away

We talked on the phone

I need to think it over

She's driving a hard bargain

Long-standing support

Production lead time

In no time

Expedite the payment

Defective goods

Work wonders

Get in contact with

You're making me blush

Keep you updated

Filled him in

I'll see to it

Grab a bite

The bottom line is quality

They are high-tech items

Our lead time is 14 days

Fit in with

Have a word with you

I am flattered by your praise

Well begun is half done

I am just a workaholic

Give me a hand

You reap what you sow

Keep track of

It's my treat

A tight schedule

Have a second thought

I've made up my mind

Fire away

It's no bother at all

With flying colors

 

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