Phrases and quotes from American Pie 1


“[TV: Oh baby, you’re so good..] yes, I am the best, yes.. Hey, Jim.. something wrong with the reception? Ready for bed, son? Yeah. All set dad, all set.. No, no, I think he is trying to watch some illegal channels here. This is just a bad reception, honey.. [TV: you’re so big] What’s that? I want it to be the right time, the right place… It’s not a space shuttle launch, it’s SEX. Tomorrow I’ll just be some girl you go telling all your friends about. Haha, no way. Did you see The Little Mermaid on TV the other night? No. Ariel, man. She’s so hot! Well, this is the.. this is the, uh, female form. Look at the expression on her face. She’s kind of looking right into your eyes saying: Hey, big boy. Hey, how ya doing? There’s gonna be an Eastern European chick naked in your house. And you’re not gonna do anything about that? What am I gonna do? Broadcast her over the Internet? Yeah.”


Vicky:I want it to be the right time, the right place…
Jessica:It’s not a space shuttle launch, it’s SEX.

Oz: [On being sensitive]You ask them questions, and listen to what they have to say and shit.
Steve Stifler:I dunno, man, that sounds like a lot of work.

Finch:God bless the Internet.

Michelle:This one time, at band camp…

bookwormperson who is always studying or reading books
fellowsfriends, close people
to dig somethingto like something
to trailto lag behind, to be the last
senior yearfinal year in high school
long-distance relationshiprelationship when partners are living far from each other
get in the sackto have a sexual affair
prissoverly nice person
pass onto transfer something to someone else
to have gutsto have a courage for some task
to have ballsto have courage
keep it downto talk quietly
proma dance party for high school students
crappysomething of low quality
cramp upto suffer cramps
foolproofsomething that cannot go wrong; immune to failure
to get laidto have sex, copulation
exhaustedvery tired
take a dumpto defecate (slang)
to barfto vomit, to puke
make fun of somebodymake jokes about somebody, to mock
to stay between uskeep a secret, not to tell to anybody else
manhoodqualities that men can be proud of
say hiform of greeting
no offensewithout intention to offend somebody
three sheets to the winddrunk
figure outto think about a problem to solve it
staggoing solo to a party (without a partner)
screw upto make a terrible mistake causing the things go wrong
doablepossible to do
long shotsomething that has only small chance of success
cornyembarrassing, stupid,dull
let the good times rollto have a good time (usually sex)
stop byto make a quick stop
hold outto wait
out of left fieldunexpectedly and surprisingly
majormain subject of study
pay off to bring a profit or benefit
spout offto talk about something in a very boring and annoying way
get goingto move, to start moving
hook upto start dating somebody
cheeseball linesrather stupid or corny talk
shitheadstupid idiot (offensive)
in a rowconstantly without interruption
hottiehot and attractive girl
at stakeamount or value which can be won or lost
to be sick and tiredto be completely dissatisfied with some situation
to pigeonholeto categorize people
chickpretty girl
consolation prizea small prize given to someone who lost in a competition
primeto be ready (for sex)
couple of weeks awayin a few weeks
to figureto imagine, to think
to dupeto trick someone to believe in something that is not true
turn outwhen something finally shows how it is
tone downto make something more moderate
press the buttonto make woman excited (slang)
Cut it out!Stop doing it!
strikingvery good looking
to have a pointto be right about something, to provide a good description of a situation
sack upto gather courage or energy for a difficult task
dateperson you start seeing as a girlfriend or boyfriend
throw aroundto talk about something without meaning it
slack offto slow down or decrease an effort
make a standto express a strong opinion and make an effort to achieve a desired outcome
Goody Two-Shoesextremely decent young girl