[구슬쌤] :: 원어민이 아니면 쉽게 쓰기 힘든 clarify, settle in, honor 완벽히 정 붙이기💜

2021. 7. 15. 08:01공부/구슬쌤의 자신감 영어

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원어민이 아니면 쉽게 쓰기 힘든 clarify, settle in, honor 완벽히 정 붙이기
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1: clarify: 애매한 부분, 잘 이해되지 않는 부분을 명확히 설명할 때
2: settle in: 새로운 환경에 적응할 때 외에 짐 풀고 자리에 앉을 때도
3: honor: 유효로 인정하여 요구를 받아줄 때, 기존에 약속했던 걸 이행할 때
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#1: clarify: 명확하게 말하다, 분명히 하다
    *캠브릿지 사전: to make something clear or easier to understand by giving more details or a simpler explanation

    Can you clarify that?
    Could you clarify that?
    
    <상대의 이메일의 특정 부분이 정확히 이해되지 않을 때>
    Could you clarify the last part of your e-mail?
    
    I'm sorry, can you clarify that last sentence for me?
    
    <상대가 무슨 의도로 한 말인지 확실히 이해되지 않을 때>
    What do you mean by 'special treatment'?
    Could you clarify that?
    
    Could you clarify what you mean by that?
    
    <Trump 대통령이 왜 'animal'이란 단어를 썼는지 전후사정/맥락 설명 요청>
    Could you clarify that context of your use of the word 'animal' yesterday?
    
    Could you clarify what's going on here?
    
    Let me clarify that.
    *격식: Allow me to ~

 



#2: settle in:  (새로운 환경에) 적응하다
    *캠브릿지 사전: to arrange yourself and the things you own so you feel more comfortable in a new place
    
    <회의나 수업 시작 전>
    Okay, everybody, settle in. 짐 같은 거 정리하고, 핸드폰 무음으로 해놓고 자리 잡고 앉아라
    Okay, everyone, settle in.
    
    Everybody settle in. Make yourselves comfortable.
    Make yourself/yourselves comfortable. 편히 계세요, 편히 앉으세요.
    
    Grab some coffee and settle in.
    
    If everyone's settled in, let's go ahead and get started.
    
    Okay, everybody settled in? Good.
    
    <새로운 환경을 낯설어 하는 지인에게>
    Things are going to get better once you settle in.
    Things are going to get easier once you settle in.
    
    How are you settling in? 잘 적응하고 있어?
    
    A: How are you settling in?
    B: Pretty well.

    <지인이 우리집에 와서 며칠 머물 때>
    I'll let you settle in. 상황에 적응할 시간을 주겠다 뉘앙스
    
#3: honor: (동사) 유효로 인정하여 그 요구를 받아주다, (약속 등을) 지키다, 이행하다.
    *Collins 사전: - to accept as valid, good for credit, etc.
                              - to carry out the terms of
    
    <쿠폰 안 받아줌>
    They wouldn't honor my coupon.
    
    This coupon's expired, but we'll honor it as a one-time courtesy.
    https://youtu.be/25fpDEP8YUA?t=165
    
    That was a promotional price, but we'll honor it just this once.
    
    <기존 거래 조건대로 따라줄 의향이 있음>
    As you can see, we're willing to honor that deal.
    
    <기존 계약 조건을 이행하기로 하지 않는 한>
    Unless she decides to honor that terms of her contract.

 

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