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Grow old with you (Wedding Singer soundtrack)

If you love romantic comedies you’re going to love this. It’s the end of the film “Wedding singer”, a romantic comedy from 1998 but set in the 80’s.

Warning: this video is partly a spoiler, because it reveals the very end of the plot, so if you have the chance to watch the entire video go and watch it now, you can see this video later.

It’s the story of a man who is a composer but he’s too afraid to be a success, so he just sings for weddings. In a wedding he meets a young waitress and they become friends. She loves him but she’s too afraid to tell him and doesn’t want to break their friendship. Besides, a few misleading situations create chaos and confusion among them, so both love each other but both think they’re not corresponded. At the end, her boyfriend (a stupid mean guy) takes her to Las Vegas to get married and our hero has to make a decision quickly before it’s too late. And he makes it.

- Good afternoon, everyone. We're flying at twenty-six thousand feet, moving up to thirty thousand feet. And we got clear skies all the way to Las Vegas. Right now, we're bringing you some in-flight entertainment. One of our first class passengers would like to sing you a song inspired by one of our coach passengers. And since we let our first class passengers do pretty much whatever they want, here he is.

I wanna make you smile whenever you're sad.
Carry you around when your arthritis is bad.
Oh, all I wanna do is grow old with you.

I'll get you medicine when your tummy aches,
Build you a fire if the furnace breaks.
Oh, it could be so nice growing old with you.

I'll miss you, kiss you,
Give you my coat when you are cold,
Need you, feed you
Even let you hold the remote control.

- What the hell's that fruit doin' here? Get outta the...! Get outta the way!
- Excuse me, sir. I have to serve the beverages.
- Oh, how you doin', sir? Chicken or fish?
- You better get out of my way, Billy, or you're gonna get hurt.
- Oh, yeah?
- Don't you talk to Billy Idol that way!

So let me do the dishes
In our kitchen sink.
Put you to bed
when you've had too much to drink.
Oh, I could be the man who grows old with you.
I wanna grow old with you.

- That was the most beautiful song.
- I got a confession to make. That song was about you.
- Good.
- I'm in love with you.
- I am so in love with you.

FEET= A foot is a unit of Imperial measures. 1 foot = 0.3048 metres.

WE GOT= We’ve got, we have.

CLEAR SKIES= A sky without any clouds.

ALL THE WAY TO= From here to.

IN-FLIGHT= (adj.) something happening inside the plane during the flight.

FIRST CLASS PASSENGER= A passenger travelling in the first class area.

COACH PASSENGER= Airlines traditionally have two (Europe) or three (the USA) travel classes. The most expensive and comfortable one is “first class” and the cheapest one is “second class” (BrE) or “economy class” (AmE), also known as “coach class” or “travel class”.

PRETTY= Quite, rather (very common in conversational English)

PRETTY MUCH= Very much. In this context this phrase is simply emphasizing WHATEVER.

WHATEVER= Anything.

WANNA= Want to.

WHENEVER= Every time.

CARRY YOU AROUND= Take you to places (but carrying you because you can’t walk)

ARTHRITIS= /ɑ:θraɪtɪs/ a rheumatic illness that makes your joints hurt and move badly or not at all. (your joints are the parts where two bones meet).

ALL I WANNA DO= The only thing I want to do.

GROW OLD= Become old, get old.
We use GROW + adjectives to express the idea that the quality of the adjective is increasing:
- It’s growing dark = it’s getting dark = it’s darker and darker
- I’m growing tired of your excuses = I’m more and more tired of that.

TUMMY= (baby or love talk) stomach.

ACHES= /eɪks/ hurts.

BUILD YOU A FIRE= To make fire is to produce fire (for example with a gas device such as a cigarette lighter). To build a fire is to get some fuel (wood, coal, etc) and burn it so that you have a fire for some or a long time.

FURNACE= /fɜ:nɪs/ / Oven /ʌvən/.

FEED= To feed someone is to give them food.

REMOTE CONTROL= (usually simply called “the remote”) A little device to operate the television from the distance (see picture). In American families (and other places too), since they have so many TV channels, people fight about who has the remote, so letting someone use it is something really kind and thoughtful (this sentence is supposed to be humoristic anyway).

WHAT THE HELL= We can use “the hell” to emphasize the question words (who, what, how, etc). Since this word is a bit rude, some people prefer to use “the heck” as a substitute (e.g. “what the heck are you doing here?”).

FRUIT= (offensive slang) /fru:t/ If you call a man “a fruit” you mean that he is homosexual or effeminate.

OUTTA= Out of.

BEVERAGES= /bevərɪɪz/ (very formal) drinks (singular: beverage).

HOW YOU DOIN’?= (coll.) How are you?

YOU BETTER= You should.
The complete expression is “you’d better” (= you had better), but in modern English the HAD is usually dropped. We use this expression to give advice.

GONNA= Going to.

DO THE DISHES= to do the dishes or "to do the washing up" is to wash the dishes.

SINK= A hollow recipient under the kitchen tap to hold the water (see picture). The same thing in the bathroom is called basin (see picture).

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