babe train

English translation: Explanation

11:26 Dec 24, 2006
English to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Slang
English term or phrase: babe train
it's one of bud's lines from "married...with children": i have carefully crafted my look over the years, into the finely honed ***babe train*** you see before you.

he says this when kelly, his sister, asks him to help her do assignment for modeling school: she wants to "take a complete wreck of a human, a fashion frog, and do a complete make-over".

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could you please explain this to me? i do understand the general meaning: he's saying he's good as he is, and babes like him, so he doesn't want a makeover. but i've never heard the expression before, and i need to translate it, so i'd like to be sure. thanks
zmejka
Local time: 16:43
English translation:Explanation
Explanation:
A train pulls into the station and everyone wants to get on the train. The train to Chicago, the Chicago train. In this case he's the babe train - the train that all the beautiful women want to get on. Over the years he has tried to make himself attractive to women.


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Note added at 2 hrs (2006-12-24 14:10:01 GMT)
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Song: Love Train Lyrics

People all over the world (everybody)
Join hands (join)
Start a love train, love train
People all over the world (all the world, now)
Join hands (love ride)
Start a love train (love ride), love train
The next stop that we make will be soon
Tell all the folks in Russia, and China, too
Don't you know that it's time to get on board
And let this train keep on riding, riding on through
Well, well
People all over the world (you don't need no money)
Join hands (come on)
Start a love train, love train (don't need no ticket, come on)
People all over the world (Join in, ride this train)
Join in (Ride this train, y'all)

http://www.stlyrics.com/lyrics/oldschool/lovetrain.htm
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Kim Metzger
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Local time: 07:43
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you saved me once again! merry christmas! :-)
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Explanation:
A train pulls into the station and everyone wants to get on the train. The train to Chicago, the Chicago train. In this case he's the babe train - the train that all the beautiful women want to get on. Over the years he has tried to make himself attractive to women.


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Note added at 2 hrs (2006-12-24 14:10:01 GMT)
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Song: Love Train Lyrics

People all over the world (everybody)
Join hands (join)
Start a love train, love train
People all over the world (all the world, now)
Join hands (love ride)
Start a love train (love ride), love train
The next stop that we make will be soon
Tell all the folks in Russia, and China, too
Don't you know that it's time to get on board
And let this train keep on riding, riding on through
Well, well
People all over the world (you don't need no money)
Join hands (come on)
Start a love train, love train (don't need no ticket, come on)
People all over the world (Join in, ride this train)
Join in (Ride this train, y'all)

http://www.stlyrics.com/lyrics/oldschool/lovetrain.htm


Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 07:43
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 40
Grading comment
you saved me once again! merry christmas! :-)

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Sara Noss: Yes, a babe magnet who feels he is in no need of improvement. :)
19 mins
  -> Totally irresistable.

agree  Hamid Sadeghieh
1 hr

agree  Sophia Finos (X): it's supposed to be funny because Bud doesn't actually attract women - and Kelly always makes fun of him being a nerd/geek/loser
6 hrs

agree  Will Matter
6 hrs

agree  airmailrpl: -
6 hrs

agree  Mikhail Kropotov
13 hrs

agree  Erich Ekoputra: :)
17 hrs

agree  Alfa Trans (X)
2 days 4 hrs
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