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[English with Yoo] Straight Shooter


English with Yoo! 는 일상생활에서 자주 쓰이는 다양한 표현들을 익히는 시간입니다.

I’ll give you a daily introduction to some meaningful and useful everyday English words and phrases! So let’s get started today!

오늘의 영어 표현은: straight shooter

My friends are straight shooters. They speak their mind and are honest about our friendship. How about you? you have anyone you know that are straight shooters? Maybe it’s someone that is close to you? Maybe it’s your parents, friends, or your boyfriend or girlfriend.

Justine on the other hand said her significant other, her husband, is a straight shooter. Let’s hear how he is a straight shooter.

제 친구들은 솔직한 사람들이에요. 서로가 무엇을 생각하고 있는 그대로 이야기합니다. 아마 여러분도 이런 친구들 있으시겠죠? 한편, Justine은 남편이 그런 솔직한 사람이라고 말했어요. 그가 얼마나 솔직한 사람인지 한 번 들어보시죠.

오늘의 영어 표현은straight shooter이죠? Listen carefully!

straight shooter
Jen: Who is a straight shooter in your life? Do you know of anyone who is a straight shooter?
Justine: I would say probably my husband is a straight shooter. He always tells me how it is.
Jen: That’s helpful sometimes right?
Justine: Oh! Absolutely, yes!
Jen: Do you wish that you can be a straight shooter sometimes?
Justine: Oh yes, I try to be at the most part but you know, sometimes it’s not always.

제가 저스틴에게 ‘살면서 만나본 사람들 가운데 누가 솔직한지, 그리고 혹시 그런 사람들을 알고 있는지’ 라고 물어봤습니다.

저스틴은 ‘저는 아마 제 남편이 straight shooter인것 같아요. 보통 제게 있는 그대로 이야기를 해 주거든요’ 라고 하더라고요

오늘의 영어 표현은: straight shooter이죠?

Straight shooter 는 ‘솔직한 사람, 있는 그대로 말하는 사람’ 이라는 표현입니다.

A straight shooter is a person who speaks openly about what’s on his or her mind, someone who is honest and straight-forward. It can also mean that you are a steady and reliable person.

Justine 저스틴은‘I would say probably my husband is a straight shooter. He always tells me how it is.’이라고 했죠? “I would say probably my husband is a straight shooter.”

그럼 대화를 다시 들어보겠습니다. Let’s listen to the conversation again.

straight shooter
Jen: Who is a straight shooter in your life? Do you know of anyone who is a straight shooter?
Justine: I would say probably my husband is a straight shooter. He always tells me how it is.
Jen: That’s helpful sometimes right?
Justine: Oh! Absolutely, yes!
Jen: Do you wish that you can be a straight shooter sometimes?
Justine: Oh yes, I try to be at the most part but you know, sometimes it’s not always.

Now it’s your turn: I’ll say it in Korean and you try saying it in English!
제가 한국말로 할게요. 영어로 표현해 보세요.
마이크에게 물어봐, 그는 있는대로 이야기할거야.
그렇죠! You should ask Mike, he’s a straight shooter.
다들 제이미가 솔직한 사람이라는 것을 알고 있어.
맞습니다! Everyone knows Jamie is a straight shooter.

친구들과 함께 연습해 보세요. 오늘의 영어표현 ‘straight shooter ‘솔직한 사람, 있는 그대로 말하는 사람’ straight shooter꼭 기억해두세요!

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