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Burn a hole in one’s pocket


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: Burn a hole in one’s pocket입니다.

Have you ever felt like you had a hole in your pocket and your money was disappearing so quickly? Well it’s probably because you spend it so fast! Today’s phrase that I’ll teach is ‘to burn a hole in one’s pocket’. 오늘의 영어 표현은Burn a hole in one’s pocket입니다. Listen carefully.

To burn a hole in one’s pocket
Young: Yes! I just got paid today! And this money is burning a hole in my pocket. Dinner is on me tonight!
Sulmi: What! You’re going to buy dinner for all ten people?
Young: Uh huh!
Sulmi: You’d better watch out. It’s dangerous to burn a hole in your pocket like that.
Young: Okay, whatever.

Young은 Sulmi에게Yes! I just got paid today! 나 오늘 월급 받았다! And this money is burning a hole in my pocket. 이 돈을 오늘 빨리 써 버려야 겠다! Dinner is on me tonight! 오늘 저녁은 내가 다 살께!’ 라고 하니까 Sulmi 는 ‘What! 뭐라고? You’re going buy dinner for all ten people? 우리 열명 다 저녁을 사준다고? You’d better watch out. 너 조심하는 게 좋을 거야 It’s dangerous to burn a hole in your pocket like that. 월급을 벌써 그렇게 써 버리면 위험해! 라고 하더라고요.

오늘의 영어 표현은 ‘burn a hole in one’s pocket’ 인데요, to burn a hole in one’s pocket means that someone will spend money as soon as it is earned and they want to spend quickly. This phrase is used when talking about the reckless spending of money and if someone spends money recklessly, they will never have money for emergencies.

To burn a hole in one’s pocket 말 그대로 하면 ‘주머니 속의 돈이 다 타 들어 간다’ 인데요. 불에 타 버릴 정도로 빨리 그 돈을 쓰고 싶은 마음이 들 때 또는 돈이 있으면 금세 써 버릴 때 이 영어 표현 ‘burn a hole in one’s pocket’ 를 쓸 수 있습니다.

Today’s phrase is burn a hole in one’s pocket. Now let’s listen to today’s conversation again.

그럼 여기서 오늘의 대화를 다시 한번 들어보시겠습니다. 잘 들어보세요~!

To burn a hole in one’s pocket
Young: Yes! I just got paid today! And this money is burning a hole in my pocket. Dinner is on me tonight!
Sulmi: What! You’re going to buy dinner for all ten people?
Young: Uh huh!
Sulmi: You’d better watch out. It’s dangerous to burn a hole in your pocket like that.
Young: Okay, whatever.

오늘의 영어표현 to burn a hole in one’s pocket ‘불에 타 버릴 정도로 빨리 그 돈을 쓰고 싶은 마음이 들 때 또는 돈이 있으면 금세 써 버릴 때to spend money as soon as it is earned ; to spend money quickly and recklessly’ to burn a hole in one’s pocket꼭 기억해두세요!

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