Phrases and quotes from Forrest Gump


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Trailer

TRAILER:

“Hello, my name is Forrest, Forrest Gump. Would you like a chocolate? Oh, thank you… It’s fun if young man … the legs… You’re the same as everybody else. You are no different. Your boy’s different… Are you stupid or something? Mama says, stupid is as stupid does. I’m Jenny… I’m Forrest, Forrest Gump. She was my most special friend, my only friend. We hooked together all the time, like peas and carrots, Jenny and I… Run, Forrest! Hey, stupid… Run… You won’t believe it if I told you, but I could run like the wind blows”




Quotes

QUOTES:

Forrest Gump:My momma always said, “Life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.”Listen

Forrest Gump: [pause while running]I’m pretty tired… I think I’ll go home now.Listen

Forrest Gump:Lieutenant Dan got me invested in some kind of fruit company. So then I got a call from him, saying we don’t have to worry about money no more. And I said, that’s good! One less thing.Listen

PHRASES AND VOCABULARY FROM FORREST GUMP: (49 terms)
keep a promiseto do what was promised
scrapbookbook with blank pages to write memories and insert photos
live up toto fulfill the expectations or standards
lowlifeperson of low social class or poor character, often a criminal
come overto visit somebody
to fit like a round pegto fit perfectly
run like the wind blowsto run very fast
hanky-pankyimmoral, indecent and dishonest behavior
live offto receive money from some source
gumssoft tissue in mouth
in my timeduring my life
retread tires to replace worn out material on tires
all aroundall over the place
messed upconfused
cooninsulting term for a black person
racoonanimal with black/gray fur
let outto rent
to yellto scream, to speak with loud voice
showdownface to face confrontation
maggotdespicable person
seat is takenseat is not vacant, seat is unavailable
show aroundwhen somebody introduces new places to other person
sea legsability to keep balance on a ship
tuck into hide something (by tucking)
crooked as a politiciancorrupted as politician
throw outto force to leave
lean up against somebodyto rest the body against someone else
bracesorthopedic device for legs
kick offto start
porchcovered entrance to a building
wiped outtotally destroyed
whopperbig exaggerated lie
crock of shitcomplete nonsense
tripstrong experience
chase offto drive somebody or something away
carry outto accomplish, to perform
take eye off somethingto look in the different direction
first matethe first officer on a ship after captain
grease (somebody)slang term for killing somebody
As you were!Military command meaning that soldier may return to normal posture
live out of a suitcaseto live only temporarily in many different locations
to recollectto remember, to recall
take a napto have a quick, short sleep
candidfrank, sincere
fancy dinnerdinner in an expensive restaurant
jabbertalk quickly, babbling talk
induction dayfirst day when somebody starts in an organization
be fine and dandyto be OK and well
sneak outsilently leave the place so that nobody knows about it

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