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Sherlock and John's First Meeting

Are you still at Barts, then?

still - все еще, до сих пор

Teaching now, yeah. Bright young things like we used to be.

to teach - учить, обучать
used to (do something) - раньше (что то делал)

God, I hate them.

to hate - ненавидеть

What about you? Just staying in town till you get yourself sorted?

to stay - оставаться
till (=until) - до тех пор пока, не раньше
to sort - сортировать

I can't afford London on an Army pension.

to afford - позволить себе
pension - пенсия

You couldn't bear to be anywhere else.

to bear - нести, вынести, терпеть

That's not the John Watson I know. Yeah, I'm not the John Watson...

Couldn't Harry help?

Yeah, like that's going to happen

to happen - происходить, случаться

I don't know, get a flatshare or something?

flatshare - снимать жилье вместе с кем то

Come on, who'd want me for a flatmate?

flatmate - сосед по квартире/комнате

What? You're the second person to say that to me today.

Who was the first?

How fresh? Just in. 67 (years), natural causes.

fresh - свежий, новый
natural - натуральный, природный, естественный
cause - причина, дело

Used to work here. I knew him, he was nice.

to know - знать, узнавать

Fine. We'll start with the riding crop.

riding crop - палка для верховой езды

So, bad day, was it?

I need to know what bruises form in the next 20 minutes. A man's alibi depends on it. Text me.

bruise - ушиб, синяк
alibi - алиби, оправдание
to depend on - зависеть от

Listen, I was wondering. Maybe later, when you're finished...

to wonder - задумываться, интересоваться, задаваться вопросом

You're wearing lipstick. You weren't wearing lipstick before.

to wear - носить, одевать
lipstick - губная помада

I, er... I refreshed it a bit.

to refresh - обновить, освежать

Sorry, you were saying?

I was wondering if you'd like to have coffee.

Black, two sugars, please. I'll be upstairs.

sugar - сахар


Bit different from my day.

different - другой, отличный, различный

You've no idea!

Mike, can I borrow your phone? There's no signal on mine.

to borrow - одалживать, занимать

And what's wrong with the landline?

wrong - неверный, неправильный
landline - стационарный

I prefer to text.

to prefer - предпочитать

Sorry, it's in my coat.

coat - пальто

Er, here...use mine.

Oh, thank you.

This is an old friend of mine, John Watson.

Afghanistan or Iraq?

Sorry? Which was it, in Afghanistan or Iraq?

Afghanistan. Sorry, how did you...? Ah, Molly, coffee, thank you.

What happened to the lipstick?

It wasn't working for me. Really? I thought it was a big improvement. Your mouth's too small now.

improvement - улучшение, усовершенствование
mouth - рот, уста


How do you feel about the violin?

violin - скрипка

I'm sorry, what?

I play the violin when I'm thinking and sometimes I don't talk for days on end.

for days on end - целыми днями

Would that bother you?

to bother - беспокоить, надоедать

Potential flatmates should know the worst about each other.

potential - потенциальный, возможный
each other - друг друга

You told him about me? Not a word.

Then who said anything about flatmates?

I did. Told Mike this morning I must be a difficult man to find a flatmate for.

difficult - трудный, тяжелый

Now here he is, just after lunch, with an old friend clearly just home from military service in Afghanistan.

clearly - явно, очевидно

Wasn't a difficult leap.

leap - прыжок, скачек

How did you know about Afghanistan?

Got my eye on a nice little place in central London.

to get eye on - присматривать

Together we ought to be able to afford it.

to be able to - быть способным (что то сделать)

We'll meet there tomorrow evening, seven o'clock.

Sorry, got to dash. I think I left my riding crop in the mortuary.

to dash - ринуться, мчаться
mortuary - морг

Is that it? Is that what?

We've only just met and we're gonna look at a flat?


We don't know a thing about each other.

I don't know where we're meeting. I don't even know your name.

I know you're an Army doctor and you've been invalided home from Afghanistan.

invalided - демобилизован

And you've got a brother worried about you, but you won't go to him for help

to worry - беспокоиться, волноваться

because you don't approve of him, possibly because he's an alcoholic,

to approve - одобрять, утверждать
possibly - возможно, может быть
alcoholic - алкоголик

more likely because he recently walked out on his wife.

likely - вероятно
recently - в последнее время, недавно

And I know your therapist thinks your limp's psychosomatic, quite correctly, I'm afraid.

quite - довольно, вполне
correctly - правильно, верно, корректно

That's enough to be going on with, don't you think?

to go on - продолжать

The name's Sherlock Holmes, and the address is 22 1 B Baker Street.