2022. 12. 16. 07:35ㆍ공부/구슬쌤의 자신감 영어
get a head start, bluff, I've been meaning to~
1: head start: (특히 남들보다 일찍 시작해서 얻게되는)유리함
- 미리 시작, 준비하며 I'm trying to get a head start.
2: bluff: 허세를 부리다, ~인 척 하다
- 말로만 그러는 거잖아/뻥, 허풍 You're bluffing.
3: I've been meaning to ~: 안그래도 ~하려고 했었어
- 안 그래도 연락 드리려 했는데 I've been meaning to call you.
#1: head start: (특히 남들보다 일찍 시작해서 얻게되는)유리함
*Collins 사전: If you have a head start on other people. you have an advantage over them in something such as a competition or race.
미리미리 준비할 때
I'm trying to get a head start.
I'm trying to get a head start on taxes.
*procrastinate (언젠간 꼭 해야할 일을) 미루다
A: You're here early. The meeting doesn't start till 10.
B: I'm trying to get a head start.
Let's go ahead and prep for the meeting.
It's always good to get a head start.
<미리 시작하는 게 좋잖아요>
It's good to get a head start.
We're off tomorrow.
You should use that time to get a head start.
<첫 출근 전까지 놀지 말고 미리 준비하라고 조언>
I don't wanna be pushy, but it seems like you could use this time to get a head start.
Wanna get a head start on tomorrow's work? 내일 일 할 것 미리 보여드릴까요?
Show me what you got.
I figured I'd get a head start, so I contacted my researcher.
명사 figure: 숫자, 수치 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oHorNb1Fsro&t=5s
*캠브릿지 사전: a number or an amount
six figures = $100,000 (억대)
six figure salary 억대 연봉
She makes six figures playing video games.
ballpark figure 어림잡은 숫자, 수치/어림셈 - https://youtu.be/c26V6KyZHsI?t=83
*캠브릿지 사전: an approximate figure or quantity
Give me a ballpark figure.
figure ~일 거라 생각/판단/계산하다
*캠브릿지 사전: to expect, believe, decide, or think that something will happen or that certain conditions will exist.
figure out: (곰곰히 생각후) 알아내다, 이해하다, 계산해 내다. - https://youtu.be/c26V6KyZHsI?t=77
*Collins 사전: If you figure out a solution to a problem or the reason for something, you succeed in solving it or understanding it.
<위로할 때 자주 쓰이는>
Don't worry. We'll figure something out.
#2: bluff: 허세를 부리다. (특정 행동을 안 할 건데 할 것처럼, 모르는데 아는 것처럼) ~인 척하다
*Collins 사전: If you bluff, you make someone believe that you will do something when you do not really indeed to do it, or that you know something when you do not really know it.
- Am I?
He said their sales have gone up by 30%.
Do you think he's bluffing?
Do you think they're bluffing?
A: I made 10 grand just this month.
B: You're bluffing.
<모르는데 아는 척, 없는데 있는 척>
- My guess is, he doesn't have anything.
- Do you think he's bluffing?
A: Mark said it would take him at least a week to get everything done.
B: Well, it would only take me a couple of days.
A: You're bluffing.
A: I'm gonna pull the plug if you don't get your head straight.
*pull the plug: 중단하다. - https://youtu.be/dQZSAa4ceOg?t=252
B: You're bluffing.
A: Try me. - https://youtu.be/6hCVqJzSQyw?list=RDCMUC7k5xDVLrRNQMrdlNHx8IQQ&t=21
<말로만 그러는 게 아니라 진짜 더 이상 양보는 없음>
Mr. President, I'm not bluffing.
I cannot make any more concessions.
You are just saying that. 그냥 말로만 그러는 거잖아. (진심이 아닌데) 그냥 하는 말이잖아
A: You're the best teacher I know.
B: You are just saying that.
A: I'm not just saying that. I mean it. 그냥 하는 말이 아니라 진심이야.
- Howard Wolowitz is the best guy I know.
- You're just saying that.
- No, I'm not. I married him.
#3: I've been meaning to + 동사원형: 안그래도 ~하려고 했었어, 전부터 ~하고 싶었어
<연락 드리려고 했는데..>
I've been meaning to call you.
- I've been meaning to call you back.
I've meaning to email you.
I've been meaning to try it. 전부터 시도해보고 싶었는데/해보려 했는데.
I've been meaning to try this color.
There's something I've been meaning to ask you.
전부터/아까부터 여쭤보고 싶은게 있는데요.
Oh, there's something I've been meaning to ask you.
I've been trying to reach you all day
*reach ==> get hold of
Hey, I've been trying to get hold of you all day.
Poker is all about bluffing.
*all about: 가장 중요해 - https://youtu.be/spXLR35YI78?t=42
<상대가 올인을 하자>
- I have good cards.
- I think you're bluffing.
be about: ~가 중요해
*Macmillan 사전: used for saying what the most basic or important aspect of a particular job, activity, or relationship is
It's all about location.
It's all about confidence.
It's all about trying.
It's not about money.
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