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Have a long way to go


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오늘의 영어 표현은 have a long way to go입니다.

Let’s find out what today’s expression means, but first we’ll start by listening to today’s conversation. 그럼 오늘의 대화를 들어보면서 ‘have a long way to go’라는 표현이 무슨 뜻인지 알아 보겠습니다. 잘 들어보세요. Listen carefully.

Have a long way to go

Alice: Hey, is there any progress on the playground you are building for your kids?

Jason: To be honest, I have been making progress but I still have a long way to go.

Alice: Well good luck!

Jason: Thanks.

Alice가 Jason 에게 “Hey, is there any progress on the playground you are building for your kids? 애들에게 놀이터 만들어 준다는 거 어떻게 됐어? 좀 진전이 있는 거야? ” 라고 묻자 Jason이 “To be honest, I have been making progress but I still have a long way to go. 솔직히 웬만큼 돼가고는 있는데 끝내려면 아직도 멀었어.”라고 대답하네요. 이어 Alice 가 “Well good luck!”라고 하네요. Keep today’s expression ‘have a long way to go’ in mind and let’s hear the conversation again. 그럼 다시 한번 대화를 들어볼까요?

Have a long way to go

Alice: Hey, is there any progress on the playground you are building for your kids?

Jason: To be honest, I have been making progress but I still have a long way to go.

Alice: Well good luck!

Jason: Thanks.

Today’s expression is ‘have a long way to go’ right? If you ‘have a long way to go’ it means that you still have a lot of efforts to put in before you complete something. It basically means that there is still a lot to do to reach one’s goal. ‘Have a long way to go’라는 표현은 뭔가를 이루기 위해 해야 할 게 남았다, 목표까지 아직 갈 길이 멀다, 라는 뜻입니다. 본문에서 Jason이 “To be honest, I have been making progress but I still have a long way to go. 솔직히 웬만큼 돼가고는 있는데 끝내려면 아직도 멀었어.”라고 대답했죠. 이렇게 목표에 도달하려면 아직도 가야 할 길이 멀었다 라고 말할 때 쓸 수 있는 표현이 바로 ‘have a long way to go’입니다. 이제 예를 들어 볼까요? Let me give you some examples. “We have a long way to go before we arrive in San Francisco.” 라고 하면 “샌프란시스코까지는 아직도 많이 가야 한다.”라는 뜻이 됩니다. 또 다른 예를 들어 보겠습니다. “I have a long way to go before I graduate.” 라고 하면 “나 졸업 하려면 아직도 멀었어.” 라는 뜻이 됩니다. Now you know what today’s expression means right? Then we’ll listen to the conversation for the last time.

Have a long way to go

Alice: Hey, is there any progress on the playground you are building for your kids?

Jason: To be honest, I have been making progress but I still have a long way to go.

Alice: Well good luck!

Jason: Thanks.

Let’s review. Have a long way to go means that you still have a lot of efforts to put in or that you still have a lot to do before you complete something. HAVE A LONG WAY TO GO. 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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