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on the horizon

on the horizon

Date: Aug 24 2006


1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

“God only knows what’s on the horizon.”

Johnny Depp answers questions about Captain Jack Sparrow. The latest Pirates of the Caribbean movie, Dead Man’s Chest, has fans wondering whether Sparrow is gay.


1. Definition - Study the definition.

in the future, what will happen next, what is yet to come, what is planned

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

This expression is often used in times of change, when you’ve finished one thing and are about to start something else. It refers to the future.

Now that Johnny Depp is finished making Dead Man’s Chest, he doesn’t know what is next for his character, Captain Jack Sparrow. He doesn’t know what will happen to his the character in the next movie, or how his character will evolve in the future. He doesn’t know what’s on the horizon for Sparrow.


1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

“My boyfriend and I just broke up and I’m scared I’ll never find love again. I just don’t know what’s on the horizon.”

“Leonard is headed to a managers meeting to discuss what’s on the horizon for his company.”

“So you’ve graduated from college and you’ve moved to a new town. What’s on the horizon for you?”


1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

at sight
by Wert
the next
by sealed
Within view, or in other wold, what would be in the future Only God knows well.
by huma
Lucy30 It means in the near future!!! Our charming Jack Sparrow is never sure about his future! Today he is in Caribbean but tomorrow he may visit Poland! So who knows what's on the horizon?
by Lucy30
about to happen in the (near) future
by rayne
on the horizon may means...what is going to happen
by eleonora
constfang It maybe mean the things which is unexpected in the future.
by constfang
god knows how to control your life or what would happen to you tomorrow.everything may happen.nothing is impossible
by changjing_bao
janna what's in the future
by janna
It means that noboby know what will happen
by Oanh Oanh
"God only knows what's on the horizon" means God only knows what's happening.
by Josievn
All that they can see?
by tfjoy
Phoebe Xu statue that no one can confirm, what will happen no one know
by Phoebe Xu
what is about to come in the future
by mara-
what s on the air . what s going on
by stephane
"It's a mistery",I mean that in this case no one else but the person itself knows the answer.
by Jocelyn
the future/fate
by getsetgo
Only God knows fate.
by il teachesseur
Judymsm God only knows what's "NEXT"
by Judymsm
in the future
by wonkapet
emai it means that only God knows the truth about ourselves or who we are in this world.
by emai
tina.xu some changes will be happen
by tina.xu
God only knows what's happening
by uggi
jevelie i think the meaning of "on the horizon" is that god knows what will happen in the future or the next outcome of a certain happenings.
by jevelie
something is going to happen in the near future.
by Zoeann

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The guy was very funny.

08:45 AM Dec 09 2006 |



would be great with audio clips..

01:28 AM Aug 28 2006 |




Captain Jack Sparrow is so cute.^^

03:31 AM Aug 24 2006 |

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