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5 days after Nessa convinced me to _________________ and with a ____________________ my allowance--we are just a single sequence away from finishing it

take charge of the film; a small advance on

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we are just a single sequence away from finishing it--and just ___________________, because in less than twenty four hours, we will be screening our movie at Terror Fest.

under the gun

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under the gun

under the gun
phrase of gun
1.
NORTH AMERICANinformal
under great pressure.
"manufacturers are under the gun to offer alternatives"

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if all goes well, wel'll get this final scene ________________, onto the computer, edited, and burned onto a disc before we have to head into the city tomorrow afternoon to __________ our submission by the deadline

in a can; turn in

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Quiet on the set, I say as i adjust the ___________ under my shirt. I decided to give my self some fake Hunter like muscles so I look more Rogart-_______ in the movie.

padding; esque

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If I'd had a few months to ______________, I would have done it naturally, like most actos do. But as we're on such a tight schedule, I had to _____________________ some speical-effects magic

buff up; make do with

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They've managed to _______________ some of the old scenes-especially the humanzee ones--and _____________________ with the new Nessa-and-me stuff.

salvage; cobble them together

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With the addition of some close-up shots of _____________ monkey paws and ________ mouths, and Helen's kick-ass soundtrack, Matt and Val have put together something I think we can all be proud of

mottled; chomping

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mottled

mot·tle
ˈmädl/Submit
verb
past tense: mottled; past participle: mottled
mark with spots or smears of color.
"the cow's coat was light red mottled with white"
synonyms: blotchy, blotched, spotted, spotty, speckled, streaked, streaky, marbled, flecked, freckled, dappled, stippled; More

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chomp

chomp
CHämp,CHômp/Submit
verb
gerund or present participle: chomping
1.
munch or chew vigorously and noisily.
"he chomped on his sandwich"
synonyms: munch, crunch, chew, bite; champ
"I could hear her chomping on the celery"
2.

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Nope. Don't even want to hear it.
But it's only--
_____________ now. Or I will take away your _________ and bury your name in the end credits. Are we clear?

Zip it; single card billing

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The rest of Uncle Doug's basement is filled with ___________________ holding my foster dogs, cats, and ferret, which Helen has made up to look like zombie-beasts, with __________________________ hair and blood makeup and everything

kennels; matted down

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matted

mat·ted
ˈmadəd/Submit
adjective
1.
(especially of hair or fur) tangled into a thick mass.
"a cardigan of matted gray wool"
synonyms: tangled, tangly, knotted, knotty, tousled, disheveled, uncombed, unkempt; More

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And at the very end, Rogart and Nashira have their final kiss. I want you to ___________ that shot because that's how we'll end the movie

linger on

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She said she always felt that the brother-sister ______ was weak and that a romantic connection upped the stakes

angle

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Hey I wasn't gonna argue. I gave me an excuse to ______________ with Nessa all week

make out with

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I know it's probably way more likely that she and Cathy are still trying to ___________________ some sort of epic plot to humiliate me but...

orchestra

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...orchestrate some sort of epic plot to humiliate me but... I don't know. Haven't they already had plenty of oppoortunities to _________________________________? And even though Nessa is a pretty decent actress, is she really good enough to fake the kind of passion she's been putting into her kisses?

pull the rug from under me?

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pull the rug (out) from under (someone)
To suddenly or unexpectedly remove or rescind support, help, or assistance from someone; to abruptly leave someone in a problematic or difficult situation. I felt like someone had pulled the rug out from under me when my health insurance said it was going to stop paying for my medical bills. I'd love to quit my job, but I just can't pull the rug from under my team like that.

pull the rug from under

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All right! I shout. Let's get this ___________. With any luck, we can get this in one or two takes and ge the heck out of here.

rolling

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He's dead, Mr. Nestman ________ as he _______ the jar of Gatorade from the deceased hand of Uncle Doug

emotes; wrenches

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Goddamn it. He changed the line anyway. and now there's nothing to ______________________ my final kiss with Nessa

segue to

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I'd slap him ________________________ if we weren't so pressed for time.

upside the head

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That's good enough. Get your phones up to Val and Matt and have them ________________ the ending

slap it on

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are you kidding me? It was a blast. I can't wait to see it ________ the big screen.

up on

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Hi, Nessa says, her cheeks ____________

flushing

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He lips ______________ in the tiniest of smiles

curl up

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I have to admit that I doubted you could pull this off. But I am ___________ impressed.

duly

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duly

du·ly
ˈd(y)o͞olē/Submit
adverb
in accordance with what is required or appropriate; following proper procedure or arrangement.
"a document duly signed and authorized by the inspector"
synonyms: properly, correctly, appropriately, suitably, fittingly
"the document was duly signed"
as might be expected or predicted.
"I used the tent and was duly impressed"
synonyms: at the right time, on time, punctually
"he duly arrived to collect Alice"

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Thanks, I say, turning toward him. You did a great job. Even with the animals.
Thank you kindly, and I do __________

concur

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concur

con·cur
kənˈkər/Submit
verb
1.
be of the same opinion; agree.
"the authors concurred with the majority"
synonyms: agree, be in agreement, go along, fall in, be in sympathy; More

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Sorry about that last line, he says, taking a __________ from the jar of antidote.

slug

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slug

verb
1.
drink (something, typically alcohol) in a large draft; swig.
"she picked up her drink and slugged it straight back"