2022. 11. 27. 12:26ㆍ공부/구슬쌤의 자신감 영어
중급이라면 꼭 알아야 할 channel, at hand, sidetrack)
1: channel(동사): (돈, 감정, 관심, 노력 등을) ~에 쏟다/돌리다/집중하다
- We should channel more money into developing new products.
2: at hand: (손 닿는 곳에 있을 정도로) 가까운, 지금 당면한, 눈 앞에 닥친
- Let's focus on the problem at hand.
3: sidetrack (하던 말/일에서) 곁길로 새다, (주제/본론에서) 벗어나다
- I think we're getting sidetracked
#1: channel: (돈, 감정, 관심, 노력 등을) ~에 쏟다/돌리다/집중하다
*Collins 사전: If you channel your energies or emotions into something, you concentrate on or do that one thing, rather than a range of things.
*freedictionary.com: to allocate or give resources, such as money or time, to a particular venture or goal;
to direct or release something, often energy or an emotion, into something else
channel my energy into something
We should channel more money into developing new products.
우리는 신제품 개발에 더 많은 돈을 쏟아야 한다.
We should channel more resources into developing new products.
We should channel all the resources into helping frontline states.
You should channel that energy into something more productive.
Why don't you channel some of this nervous energy into packing?
Why don't you channel all of that negative energy into something more positive?
This is a great opportunity to channel some of that negative energy into something positive.
It's not as easy as it sounds. - https://youtu.be/ztQLteCl15I?t=396
<(감정적인게 아닌) 정말 중요한 일/문제에 에너지를 쏟으니 좋다>
It feels good to channel my energy into something that really matters.
How do you channel that passion into your work?
distract oneself with ~로 주의를 돌리다.
*옥스포드 사전: divert one's attention from something worrying or unpleasant by doing something different or more pleasurable
You should try to distract yourself with a walk.
I'm trying to distract myself with work, but it's not working.
#2: at hand (손 닿는 곳에 있을 정도로) 가까운, 지금 당면한, 눈 앞에 닥친
*롱맨 사전: likely to happen soon; close to you and available to be used; needing to be dealt with now.
Let's focus on the problem at hand.
당면한 문제에 집중하자.
I suggest we focus on the situation at hand.
Let's focus on the task at hand.
Can you focus on the task at hand, please?
Let's deal with the problem at hand.
There are two issues at hand.
So, let me walk you through this real quick.
There are two issues at hand
There's a bigger issue at hand.
#3: sidetrack (하던 말/일에서) 곁길로 새다, (주제/본론에서) 벗어나다
*Collins 사전: to distract or be distracted from a main subject or topic.
I think we're getting sidetracked (here).
I think we're getting sidetracked.
Let's get back on track (here).
*freedictionary.com - on track: Continuing as planned or expected, typically after a problem or distraction.
Can we get back on track here?
I haven't been to the gym at all this week.
I need to get back on track.
<회사 상황을 정상으로, 회복시켜야될 때도>
We need a big launch, fast, to get the company back on track.
This is a huge opportunity for us.
We can't get sidetracked by his opinion. 그의 의견 때문에 우리가 흔들릴 수는 없다.
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