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Work around the clock


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오늘의 영어 표현은 Work around the clock 입니다. 밤낮 없이 일하다.

What does it mean to ‘work around the clock’? Let’s find out, but first we will listen to today’s conversation. 그럼 오늘의 대화를 들어보면서 ‘Work around the clock’가 무슨 뜻인지 알아 보겠습니다. 잘 들어보세요.

WORK AROUND THE CLOCK

Jason: Hey, do you want to join us for dinner sometime this week? We’re planning to go to a local sports bar to watch the soccer games.
Mike: Oh, I wish but I can’t. I will be working around the clock. It’s because I have to turn in a report for my client by Friday.
Jason: Aw man! Well good luck!
Mike: Thanks. I will join you guys next time!

Jason이 Mike에게 “Hey, do you want to join us for dinner sometime this week? 너 이번 주 우리랑 저녁 한번 먹자. We’re planning to go to a local sports bar to watch the soccer games. 스포츠 바 에 가서 밥도 먹고 축구 경기도 보려고 하거든.” 이라고 하네요. 그러자 Mike가 “Oh, I wish but I can’t. 나도 그랬으면 좋겠는데 못 가겠어. I will be working around the clock. 회사에서 쉴 틈도 없이 일을 해야 하거든. It’s because I have to turn in a report for my client by Friday. 금요일까지 의뢰인에게 결과 보고를 해야 해서 말이야.”라고 하자 Jason이 “Aw man! 어휴, 아쉽다. Well good luck! 그래 잘해라.” 라고 대답하네요. 이어 Mike가 “Thanks. I will join you guys next time! 미안해. 다음에 꼭 같이 먹자.” 라고 얘기하네요. Keep today’s phrase ‘work around the clock’ in mind and let’s hear the conversation again. 그럼 다시 한번 대화를 들어볼까요?

WORK AROUND THE CLOCK

Jason: Hey, do you want to join us for dinner sometime this week? We’re planning to go to a local sports bar to watch the soccer games.
Mike: Oh, I wish but I can’t. I will be working around the clock. It’s because I have to turn in a report for my client by Friday.
Jason: Aw man! Well good luck!
Mike: Thanks. I will join you guys next time!

오늘 영어표현은 work around the clock입니다. To work around the clock means to work all day and all night without stopping. Work around the clock는 ‘끓임 없이, 온종일, 밤낮으로 일하다. 24시간 내내 쉴 새 없이 일하다.’ 라는 의미가 있습니다. If you think about a clock, and the hands on the clock moving around, it covers all 24 hours in a day. 시계 한번 생각해 보세요. 시곗바늘 보면 24시간 내내 움직이죠. 말 그대로 쉴 틈 없이 일합니다. 바로 여기에서 나온 표현이랍니다. ‘Work around the clock’. Now you know what ‘work around the clock’ means right? Now let’s listen to the conversation for the last time.


WORK AROUND THE CLOCK

Jason: Hey, do you want to join us for dinner sometime this week? We’re planning to go to a local sports bar to watch the soccer games.
Mike: Oh, I wish but I can’t. I will be working around the clock. It’s because I have to turn in a report for my client by Friday.
Jason: Aw man! Well good luck!
Mike: Thanks. I will join you guys next time!

Let’s review. ‘Work around the clock’ means to work all day and all night without stopping. 오늘 배우신 영어표현, ‘work around the clock’은 ‘끓임 없이, 노는 틈 없이 항상 일하다.’라는 뜻이죠. Try using the phrase on your own and let me know if you need any help! 그럼 다음 시간에 다시 뵙겠습니다. 지금까지 ENGLISH WITH YOO에 Jennifer Yoo입니다. Bye Bye!
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