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Tough it out


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오늘의 영어 표현은 tough it out입니다.

What does it mean to tough it out? Let’s find out, but first we’ll start by listening to today’s conversation. 그럼 오늘의 대화를 들어보면서 ‘tough it out’ 이 무슨 뜻인지 알아 보겠습니다. 잘 들어보세요. Listen carefully.

Tough it out

Jason: Hey, I heard that your grandfather is still in the hospital.

Mike: Yes he is.

Jason: It must be so hard on your families.

Mike: Yup. But the hardest part was when we all had to tough it out for a few hours and wait for the doctor to tell us his test results.

Jason: Oh, it must have been so difficult to tough it out. I hope your grandfather gets well soon.

Mike: Thanks.

Jason 이 Mike에게 “Hey, I heard that your grandfather is still in the hospital. 너희 할아버지께서 아직도 병원에 입원해 계시다고 들었어.” 라고 하자 Mike 가 “Yes he is. 응, 맞아.”라고 합니다. 이어 Jason이 “It must be so hard on your families. 어휴, 온 가족이 고생이 많겠구나.”라고 하자 Mike 가 “Yup. But the hardest part was when we all had to tough it out for a few hours and wait for the doctor to tell us his test results. 맞아. 그런데 할아버지 검사 결과를 기다리는 게 제일 힘들었어. 의사가 설명해 줄 때까지 가족 모두가 몇 시간을 참고 기다려야 했거든.”이라고 하네요. Jason 이 “Oh, it must have been so difficult to tough it out. I hope your grandfather gets well soon. 오랜 시간 동안 견뎌내느라 참 힘들었겠다. 너희 할아버지께서 빨리 좋아지시길 빌게.”라고 대답하더라고요. Keep today’s phrase ‘tough it out’ in mind and let’s hear the conversation again. 그럼 다시 한번 대화를 들어볼까요?

Tough it out

Jason: Hey, I heard that your grandfather is still in the hospital.

Mike: Yes he is.

Jason: It must be so hard on your families.

Mike: Yup. But the hardest part was when we all had to tough it out for a few hours and wait for the doctor to tell us his test results.

Jason: Oh, it must have been so difficult to tough it out. I hope your grandfather gets well soon.

Mike: Thanks.

오늘의 표현은 Tough it out입니다. The phrase ‘tough it out’ means to endure or withstand great strain and to be strong while experiencing hardships. 단어 ‘tough’는 ‘힘든, 어려운’이라는 뜻이고 tough it out은 ‘어려움을 참고 견디다, 곤경을 이겨내다.’ 라는 의미죠. 오늘의 본문에서 Mike가 Jason에게 “Yup. But the hardest part was when we all had to tough it out for a few hours and wait for the doctor to tell us his test results. 가장 힘들었던 건 의사가 할아버지 검사결과를 알려 줄 때까지 몇 시간이고 기다려야 했던 거야.”라고 했죠. 이렇게 어려운 상황을 견뎌내야 할 때 쓸 수 있는 표현이 바로 ‘tough it out’입니다. 이제 예를 들어 볼까요? Let me give you some examples. “Don’t give up and just tough it out!” 라고 하면 “포기하지 말고 굳세게 참고 버텨봐.” 라는 뜻이 됩니다. 또 다른 예를 들어 보겠습니다. “Our business hasn’t been doing well but we will tough it out until the end of the year.” 라고 하면 “사업이 잘 안 풀리고 있지만 올해 말까지 한번 견뎌 보려고.” 라는 뜻이 됩니다. Now you know what the expression ‘tough it out’ means right? Then we will listen to the conversation for the last time.

Tough it out

Jason: Hey, I heard that your grandfather is still in the hospital.

Mike: Yes he is.

Jason: It must be so hard on your families.

Mike: Yup. But the hardest part was when we all had to tough it out for a few hours and wait for the doctor to tell us his test results.

Jason: Oh, it must have been so difficult to tough it out. I hope your grandfather gets well soon.

Mike: Thanks.

Let’s review. Tough it out means that stay strong through difficult times. TOUGH IT OUT. Now try using the phrase on your own. 그럼 다음 시간에 다시 뵙겠습니다. 지금까지 ENGLISH WITH YOO에 Jennifer Yoo입니다. Bye bye!

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