2021. 7. 27. 07:06ㆍ공부/구슬쌤의 자신감 영어
1: for lack of a better word: 딱히 적당한 표현이 생각나지 않을 때
2: productive : 생산적인/결실있는
3: for some reason : 어떤 이유에서인지, 왠지 모르게
4: 조언할 때
- What does your gut say/tell you (느낌/촉/직감)?
- What are the pros and cons (장단점/이해득실)?
#1: For lack of a better word, 더 좋은 말이 생각나지 않는데, 달리 표현할 길이 없는데
*적당한 표현이 생각나지 않기에 ~라고 해둔다는 뉘앙스
*지금 딱히 적절한 단어가 생각나지 않거나 완벽히 어울리는 단어가 없을 때
urbandictionary (구어체 사전):
- what people say when they don't know the correct word to use
딱히 적당한 표현이 생각나지 않거나
- or those who want to get away with saying something obscene in public.
공석에서 외설적인/불편한 말을 하고도 비난 받지 않고 잘 빠져나가고 싶을 때
<crappy (형편없는) 데이타>
The data were so, for lack of a better word, crappy.
He is, for lack of a better word, incompetent.
<좀 지루해질 수도 있다고 하며>
It can kind of get boring for lack of a better word.
You can't be, for lack of a better word, a pushover.
*pushover: 호락호락한/만만한 사람
*yes-man (특히 윗사람에게 잘 보이려고 무조건 예라고 하는 사람)
That was awesome, for lack of a better word.
for lack of a better word, bad.
<필요할 때 꺼내쓸 수 있는 카드>
We keep it in our back pocket.
<failure (실패)처럼 strong word에도>
What was your biggest, for lack of a better word, failure?
#2: productive: 생산적인/결실 있는
*캠브릿지 사전: achieving good/positive results
- So, how was your meeting?
- How did the meeting go?
It was good.
It went well.
- It was a productive meeting.
- We had a productive conversation.
In fact, I had a very productive conversation with Jackie Sharp.
<미팅이 끝날 때(wrap up)>
Well, this was productive!
Another productive meeting.
guilty pleasure: 최책감 어린 즐거움/쾌락
*Wikipedia: something, such as a film, a television program or a piece of music, that one enjoys despite understanding that it is not generally held in high regard, or is seen as unusual or weird.
<가장 좋아하는 'guilty pleasure 야식'>
A: What's your favorite guilty pleasure late night snack?
B: Pizza Hut.
This was a good conversation. Productive.
A: How was your day?
B: I got a lot of work done at the office. It was a productive day overall.
What a productive morning!
<생산적인 하루를 보냈는지 물을 때도>
Did you have a productive day?
#3: for some reason: 왜 그런지 모르겠지만, 어던 이유에서인지, 왠지 모르게
*macmillan 사전: used for saying that you do not know why something happened especially when you think there is no good reason for it
A: What are you in the mood for? https://youtu.be/dCgL3ifq1N0?t=262
B: For some reason, I've been craving pizza all day.
<Hooters 음식점이 당긴다며>
For some reason, I'm craving Hooters.
For some reason, I find her intimidating.
*intimidating: (자신감이 없어지도록) 겁을 주는
For some reason, I find you ridiculously attractive for saying that.
이유는 모르겠지만, 네가 그렇게 말하니깐 어추구니 없을만큼 끌린다.
I'm really skeptical about this for some reason.
For some reason, I have trouble believing people actually have my back. I don't know why.
이유는 모르겠지만 사람들이 내 편이라는 걸 믿기가 어려워. 왜 그런지는 모르겠어.
I've never been a big fan of her for some reason.
Not a fan for some reason.
But they're not on good terms for some reason.
이유는 모르겠지만 걔네들 사이가 안 좋아.
#4: 조언 할 때 자주 쓸 수 있는 표현
What does your gut say?
What does your gut tell you?
(네 촉/느낌/직감상 어떻게 해야 될 것 같아?)
What does your gut say about Thompson?
A: and I don't know what to do.
B: Well, what does your gut tell you?
What are the pros and cons (of that)?
(그것에 있어서) 장단점이 뭔데?
What are the pros and cons of those different options?
pros and cons (장단점/이해득실)의 진짜 짝꿍은 weigh(따져보다).
Weigh the pros and cons. 장단점/이해득실 따져봐라.