2021. 9. 22. 20:32ㆍ공부/구슬쌤의 자신감 영어
+++ might as well
1: I might as well get some work done.
2: I might as well just have cereal.
3: You might as well go get a new one.
4: I might as well order extra to get free shipping.
5: We might as well get our money's worth.
6: I might as well get something out of it.
7: We might as well use this time to go over the pitch.
8: If we don't do it the right way, we might as well not do it at all.
9: We might as well get started.
10: You might as well go for it.
[might as well]
- Oxford 사전: used to make an unenthusiastic suggestion
- Collins 사전: you mean that you will do it although you do not have a strong desire to do it and may even feel slightly unwilling to do it.
주어진 상황에서 최선의 선택일 때 might as well
(어차피/기왕 이렇게 된거) ~하는 것이 좋다
(그냥) ~나 해야겠다, (차라리)~하는 편이 낫다
#1: 어차피 할 것도 없는데 영어 공부나 해야겠다
I was gonna sleep in, but now that I'm up, I might as well do some studying.
I might as well get some work done. 일이나 좀 해야겠다.
<지금 잠이나 자둬야겠다>
I might as well get some sleep now.
#2: 어차피 이렇게 된거 저녁을 안 먹는게 낫겠다
It's too late, so I might as well skip dinner.
I might as well just have cereal. 그냥 씨리얼이나 먹어야겠다
<커피나 마시죠, 뭐>
Might as well have a cup of coffee.
#3: 어차피 그 가격 주고 고칠 거면 새것 사는 게 나을 거 같아.
You might as well go get a new one.
But at that price, you might as well go get a new one.
*tech-savvy: 특히 컴퓨터를 잘 다루거나 새로운 기술에 해박한
You might as well wait till ?November and get an iPhone 10.
#4: 어차피 배송비 낼 바에야 더 사는 게 나을 때
I might as well order extra to get free shipping.
*an extra는 하나 더 추가로 주문
<'꽁돈'이나 다름 없는데 그냥 써버리죠, 뭐>
I might as well spend it. It's basically free money.
#5: 기왕 이렇게 된거(왔으니) 본전이라도 뽑자
Well, we're here now. We might as well get our money's worth.
So you might as well get your money's worth.
#6: 어차피 여기에 온 거 뭐라도 얻어가야겠다.
I hate seminars, but now that I'm here, I might as well get something out of it.
I might as well get something out of it.
<어차피 왔으니 도와드릴게요>
Well, I'm here. Might as well make yourself useful.
#7: 미팅이 미뤄진 김에 할 말 검토하자.
A: The meeting got pushed back to 4.
B: Then we might as well use this time to go over the pitch/talking points.
You might as well use that time wisely.
#8: 제대로 안 할거면 아예 안 하는 게 낫다
If we don't do it the right way, we might as well not do it at all.
<우리끼리 갈 바에야 안 가는 게 나아요>
If we show up without you, we may as well not show up at all.
*may를 써도 돼요.
#9: 어쩔수 없이 하는 상황일 때
You might as well get started.
<(어차피 해야할 거) 후딱 하고 끝내버리지, 뭐>
I might as well get it over with.
미팅에 사람들이 다 오지 않았지만, 다뤄야 할 내용도 많아서 마냥 기다릴 수만은 없을 때
We have a lot to cover, so we might as well get started.
I might as well get started because I got a lot to cover.
last but not least: 마지막으로, 그렇지만 앞서 말씀드린 것들과 마찬가지로 중요한
#10: 어차피 잃을 것도 없으니 그냥 해봐
You might as well go for it. I mean, you have nothing to lose.
<어차피 곧 떠나니 그냥 용기내 고백해봐>
She's leaving soon, so it's over anyways. You might as well go for it.
You can fail at what you don’t want, so you might as well take a chance on doing what you love.
하고 싶지 않은 일을 하면서도 실패할 수 있다. 그러니 좋아하는 일을 해보는 것이 낫다.
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