To try and convince someone to make whatever they are selling a lower price. They'll suggest a price, you'll suggest a lower one, and each of you keep on suggesting prices until you are willing to pay.
The Incredibles recieved rave reviews due to it's beautiful animation and action sequences, wonderful plot, better characterization than many adult films, humor, and general awesomeness. Some people say that it's not as good as Pixar's previous movie, Finding Nemo, but I think it is the best animated movie I have ever seen.
1)When something is translated into another language, and sometimes translated back into the original language, and because of differences of the languages some of the original meaning is lost.
2)Whenever someone re-does something in a new medium (for instance, a movie based on a book) and, due to differances between the mediums, some details and the original meaning is not present.
3)A movie that came out in 2003.
1)See larstait's post for a good example.
2)"Did you like the new Harry Potter movie?" asked Maria. "No," answered Sharon. "They couldn't include all the details that were in the book because then the movie would be too long. A lot of the characterization and subext was lost in translation."
3)I really liked Lost in Translation. And if you didn't, your opinion can't possibly be worth anything, you must be an idiot or a philistine. No, I didn't just imagine the subtext, it's there and it's very moving!
If you see a thread with "LITERATE ROLEPLAY/LITERATES ONLY" in the subject line, it means they only accept people who have good grammar.
1. The literacy rate is 97% in America, meaning 97% of Americans can read and write.
2. The difference between a literate roleplayer and an advanced roleplayer is that being advanced specifically states that you are good at writing (i.e. descriptions, characters) but literate just means you have good grammar, although they're often used interchangeably.