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To be still in the game


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오늘의 영어 표현은 to be still in the game입니다.

Let’s begin by listening to a conversation that Jason and Mike had. Listen carefully because Mike will be using today’s phrase to be still in the game. 잘 들어보세요.

To be still in the game

Jason: Man, the home team is down 20 points. I think they are going to lose. I don’t want to watch this basketball game anymore.
Mike: Come on don’t say that. There’s still plenty of time to play. The second quarter just ended. You never know if the home team is going to come back strong. They are still in the game so you have to watch it until the end.
Jason: Fine. I’ll stick around to watch.

Jason이 Mike에게 “Man, the home team is down 20 points. I think they are going to lose. 야, 큰일이다. 우리 팀이 20점이나 뒤지고 있어. 이러다 지겠는데. I don’t want to watch this basketball game anymore. 어휴, 나 이 농구경기 그만 볼래.”라고 하자 Mike가 “Come on don’t say that. There’s still plenty of time to play. The second quarter just ended. 야, 그러지 마. 아직도 시간 많이 남았어. 이제 2쿼터 끝났는데 뭘 그래. You never know if the home team is going to come back strong. 야, 선수들이 다시 기운을 차릴 수도 있는 거잖아. They are still in the game so you have to watch it until the end.아직 경기가 안 끝난 거니까 끝까지 봐줘야지.”라고 하네요. 이어 Jason이 “Fine, I’ll stick around to watch. 알았어, 좀 더 보고 갈게.”라고 대답하네요. Keep today’s phrase ‘to be still in the game’ in mind and let’s hear the conversation again. 그럼 다시 한번 대화를 들어볼까요?

To be still in the game

Jason: Man, the home team is down 20 points. I think they are going to lose. I don’t want to watch this basketball game anymore.
Mike: Come on don’t say that. There’s still plenty of time to play. The second quarter just ended. You never know if the home team is going to come back strong. They are still in the game so you have to watch it until the end.
Jason: Fine. I’ll stick around to watch.

오늘 영어표현은 to be still in the game입니다. If someone or a team in sports is still in the game, they may be having troubles competing, but they are not yet finished and may come back. To be still in the game 은 운동 경기에서 자주 쓰이는 표현입니다. 지금은 상대에게 뒤지고 있지만, 아직 경기가 진행 중이니까 끝까지 가봐야 안다는 얘기입니다. 되살아 날 가능성도 있다는 의미죠. You know what it means to be still in the game right? Then we will now listen to the conversation for the last time.

To be still in the game

Jason: Man, the home team is down 20 points. I think they are going to lose. I don’t want to watch this basketball game anymore.
Mike: Come on don’t say that. There’s still plenty of time to play. The second quarter just ended. You never know if the home team is going to come back strong. They are still in the game so you have to watch it until the end.
Jason: Fine. I’ll stick around to watch.

Let’s review. To be still in the game is a phrase that is often used in sports. It means that the team who is competing still has a chance for a comeback. Try using the phrase on your own and let me know if you need any help! 다음 시간에 다시 뵙겠습니다. 지금까지 ENGLISH WITH YOO에 Jennifer Yoo입니다. Bye Bye!

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