■ 영어스터디 2022-05-25 ~ 영어스터디 2022-06-01.
• run something by/past somebody
-(informal) to show somebody something or tell somebody about an idea in order to see their reaction to it
: (남의 의중·반응을 알아보기 위해) ~을 ~에게 보여주다[말하다]
• lead somebody on
-(informal) to make somebody believe something that is not true, especially that you love them or find them attractive
: (특히 거짓말로) ~를 유혹하다
: 어장 관리하지 마.
• leave somebody on read /red/
-To read someone's message or messages and not give any response, particularly on an instant messaging application where it is visible to any user whether or not the interlocutor has read a message. - Yourdictionary
: 누구의 메세지를 읽고 씹다; 읽씹하다
My boyfriend left me on read yesterday after I asked him to send me a picture of his dog, which made me very angry!
• get bent out of shape (about/over something)
-(North American English, informal) to become angry, anxious or upset
Don't get bent out of shape about it. It was just a mistake!
4-be too difficult. [transitive] (informal) to be too difficult for somebody
: (너무 어려워) 손들게 만들다[이해할 수 없게 하다]
It is a problem that beats even the experts. 전문가들도 손들게 만든 문제
*beat somebody why, how, etc…
It beats me (= I don't know) why he did it. 그가 왜 그랬는지 모르겠다.
What beats me (= what I don't understand) is how it was done so quickly.
내가 이해할 수 없는 것은 그것을 어떻게 그렇게 빨리 했느냐는 것이다.
‘Where's she gone?’ ‘Beats me.’
• jump/leap to conclusions | jump/leap to the conclusion that…
-to make a decision about somebody/something too quickly, before you know or have thought about all the facts
: 성급한 결론[판단]을 내리다, 속단하다
There I go again—jumping to conclusions. 내가 또 이러는군. 성급한 판단을 내리고 말이야.
Don't jump to conclusions.
We don't want to jump to the wrong conclusion.
• spit it out
-(informal) usually used in orders to tell somebody to say something when they seem frightened or unwilling to speak
: (보통 명령문으로 쓰여) 말해라
If you’ve got something to say, spit it out! 할 말 있으면 해!
• hands-down /ˌhændz ˈdaʊn/
[only before noun] (informal)
-the winner of a contest; definitely the one that people prefer
: 비격식 [명사 앞에만 씀]. 확실한
hands-down winner/favourite/choice easily
These kits were hands-down favourites with our testers.
이 장비 세트는 우리의 시험 사용자들이 확실히 좋아한 것들이었다.
• wing it
-(informal) to do something without planning or preparing it first
I didn't know I'd have to make a speech—I just had to wing it.
난 내가 연설을 해야 할 줄은 몰랐어요. 그래서 그냥 즉흥적으로 해야 했어요.
• sorry is not going to cut it
: 미안하다면 다 되는 줄 알아.
• It’s (all) water under the bridge
-used to say that something happened in the past and is now forgotten or no longer important
: 이미 다 지나간 일이다[과거지사이다]
• hold your breath
1-to stop breathing for a short time
: 숨을 멈추다[참다]
Hold your breath and count to ten. 숨을 멈추고 열까지 세어라.
How long can you hold your breath for?
2-to be nervous while you are waiting for something that you are anxious about
: 숨을 죽이다[죽이고 기다리다]
He held his breath while the results were read out. 결과가 발표되는 동안 그는 숨을 죽이고 기다렸다.
3-(informal) people say don’t hold your breath! to emphasize that something will take a long time or may not happen
: (don’t hold your breath로 쓰여) 너무 기대하지는 마!
She said she’d do it this week, but don’t hold your breath!
그녀가 그걸 이번 주에 한다고는 했지만 너무 기대는 하지 마세요!
• hear somebody out
-to listen until somebody has finished saying what they want to say
: ~의 말을 끝까지 들어주다
I know you’re furious with me, but please hear me out.
• You're a fine one to talk | look who's talking | you can/can't talk
-(informal) used to tell somebody that they should not criticize somebody else for something because they do the same things too
: 사돈 남 말 한다, 사돈 남 말 하고 있네.
You're one to talk.
‘George is so careless with money.’ ‘Look who’s talking!’
“조지는 돈에 대해 너무 조심성이 없어[돈을 너무 함부로 써].” “사돈 남 말 하는군!”
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