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What does Yelena mean by "Enough"?

In Black Widow (2021), Natasha encounters Black Widow committing suicide: Yelena: Do you believe me now? Natasha: How many others? Yelena: Enough. What does Yelena mean by "Enough"?
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What does "in place of" mean?

In Black Widow (2021), group of snipers are targeting a female: Sniper: Firing in place of three. Five, four...She made us. Target deployed smoke. What does "in place of" mean? I can't ...
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Why did Yelena say, "You're Welcome" here?

In Black Widow (2021), Natasha is driving her car with Yelena. Meanwhile, a biker from behind is shooting at them: Yelena: Okay, you got a plan, or shall I just stay duck-and-cover? Natasha: Yeah, my ...
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How did this Black Widow (Oksana) become a rogue Widow?

During her fight with Oksana (a "rogue former Black Widow") Yelena comes into contact with the gas that reverses the Red Room's mind-control, but how did this black widow become a rogue ...
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How did Natasha break her mind control?

Unlike Yelena, Natasha was never exposed to the red synthetic chemical agent. How then did Natasha break her programming and turn into a rogue Widow?
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Why wasn't the Black Widow destroyed by the four Infinity Stones she held in Widow’s Run?

In Avengers Assemble season 2 episode 12, Widow's Run, Natasha holds four Infinity Stones to defeat Dormammu (that series is actually great, btw). How was she able to do that, if only highly powerful ...
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When did "Budapest" take place in the MCU?

In the MCU, a mission took place in Budapest in which Clint Barton (Hawkeye) was sent to take out Natasha Romanoff. I believe it was also the mission in which Natasha was sent to kill Dreykov and his ...
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Has it ever been suggested that Natasha Romanoff is of the Romanoff Dynasty?

For reference, the House of Romanov (also transcribed Romanoff; Russian: Рома́новы, tr. Románovy, IPA: [rɐˈmanəvɨ]) was the reigning imperial house of Russia from 1613 to 1917. They achieved ...
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Who played with the Black Widow's mind?

In Avengers (2012), there is the following dialogue: NATASHA: Clint, you're gonna be alright. CLINT BARTON: You know that? Is that what you know? I got...I gotta go in though. I gotta flush him out. ...
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What does the name "Black Widow" mean in the MCU?

In the MCU, we rarely see anyone call "Black Widow". There are a few cases, such as in Age of Ultron during the "lifting the hammer" scene: James Rhodes: Come on, Cap. [Steve ...
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Has Black Widow ever been imbued with Spider-Powers?

I'm aware that there are many Spider-People of various flavors (see Into the Spider-Verse) and all kinds of storylines where others have been temporily imbued with Spider-Powers. Lo and behold, Black ...
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Who actually is Black Widow's pair?

I was going through a lot of Marvel questions, and I read that Hawkeye and Black Widow were a couple but then another person says Captain America and Black Widow were a couple. And I always thought ...
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Is there an inconsistency about Natasha Romanoff's middle name in the MCU?

In Captain America: The Winter Soldier, when Natasha and Captain America meet what's left of Arnim Zola in the bunker at Camp Lehigh, he addresses Natasha as: Dr. Arnim Zola: Rogers, Steven. Born, ...
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Why is Black Widow's last name "Romanoff" not "Romanova"?

My understanding of Russian names is that for women, the names end in "-ova", and for men they end in "-ov" or "-off". But Black Widow's last name if always listed as "Romanoff" - shouldn't it be "...
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Why is Black Widow so depressed in "Endgame"?

Why is she so sad and depressed? I know half the world is gone, but she said Avengers was their family and her closest friends are still there, who does she miss? Nick Fury, Vision? It's not like she ...
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How did Black Widow hold her own in Infinity War?

In Infinity War, Black Widow fights against Thanos' female henchman (or henchwoman, I guess). They have a stand off in which they lock staves and are pushing against each other, and neither seems to ...
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Did the Winter Soldier and Black Widow programs ever interact?

The Winter Soldier and Black Widow programs were both Soviet operations where citizens were modified and brainwashed into near-superhuman assassins and used for espionage and enemy elimination. Both ...
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How/when did Clint Barton and Natasha Romanov become friends?

In the first Agengers Assemble movie, Romanov states that she "has red on her ledger" because Fury sent Barton to kill her, but that Barton decided to spare her. She said she did not like having red ...
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Why does Black Widow's hair change in every movie? [closed]

Do the filmmakers not realize that an international super-spy is too busy to be alternately curling or straightening her hair all the time? All those materials would not fit in a modest, helicopter ...
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Is Black Widow genetically engineered or enhanced in Avengers?

In the recent Marvel Avengers movie, Captain America gave a helping toss to Black Widow so she could catch one of the chariots flying by of Loki's army. The chariot was flying by at least 80 miles ...
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