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You can say that again!


Welcome to ENGLISH WITH YOO! 안녕하세요 English with Yoo!의 Jennifer Yoo입니다.

오늘 배워볼 영어 표현은 you can say that again! 입니다.

Before we learn what today’s expression means, let’s listen to a conversation I had with Mike. Listen carefully. 그럼 오늘의 대화를 들어보면서 ‘you can say that again’이 무슨 뜻인지 알아 보겠습니다. 잘 들어보세요. Listen carefully.


You can say that again!
Jen: Mike, thanks for inviting me over for dinner yesterday.
Mike: My pleasure!
Jen: The dinner was so delicious and I have to say that your wife is an amazing cook!
Mike: You can say that again!

본문에서 제가 “Mike, thanks for inviting me over for dinner yesterday. 마이크, 어제 저녁 식사에 초대해 줘서 고마워.”라고 하자 Mike가 “My pleasure! 내가 좋아서 한 건데 뭘.”이라고 하네요. 이어 제가 “The dinner was so delicious and I have to say that your wife is an amazing cook! 저녁 식사가 아주 훌륭했어. 네 아내 요리 솜씨가 대단하더라.”라고 하자 Mike가 “You can say that again! 정말 그래! 맞는 말이야!” 라고 자랑스럽게 대답합니다. Now keep today’s expression ‘you can say that again’ in mind and let’s hear the conversation again. 그럼 다시 한번 대화를 들어볼까요?

You can say that again!
Jen: Mike, thanks for inviting me over for dinner yesterday.
Mike: My pleasure!
Jen: The dinner was so delicious and I have to say that your wife is an amazing cook!
Mike: You can say that again!

오늘의 영어 표현은 you can say that again 입니다. When someone says, “You can say that again!” it means that they agree with you completely. When you say this expression the word ‘that’ is emphasized. So you can it like this. You can say THAT again. You can say that again은 ‘그 말 또 해도 돼.’ 라고 직역할 수 있죠. 이 표현은 다시 말해 ‘공감하다’, ‘네 말이 맞다’, ‘정말 그렇다’는 의미입니다. 그러니까 상대방의 말에 전적으로 동의 한다는 얘기죠. 다시 말해도 될 정도로 맞는 말이라는 뜻이니까요. 오늘 본문에서 제가 Mike 아내 음식 실력이 대단하다고 하자 Mike가 “정말 그래! 맞는 말이야!” 라고 자랑스럽게 말했죠. “You can say that again!” 이라고요. 이렇게 상대방의 말에 적극적으로 동의할 때 쓸 수 있는 표현이 바로 ‘You can say that again!’입니다. 그럼 예문을 통해 오늘 표현에 대해 더 자세히 알아보겠습니다. “Did you say that it sure is hot today? Well you can say that again!”하면 “오늘 진짜 덥다고 했지? 정말 그러네!”라는 뜻이 됩니다. Here is another example sentence. Tom: Henry is very kind. 헨리는 무척 친절해. Katie: Yes. You can say that again! 그래 네 말이 맞아. 오늘 배운 표현 잘 기억하시고요 오늘의 대화를 마지막으로 들어보겠습니다. Now that you know what today’s expression means, let’s listen to the conversation for the last time.

You can say that again!
Jen: Mike, thank you for inviting me over for dinner yesterday.
Mike: My pleasure!
Jen: The dinner was delicious and I have to say that your wife is an amazing cook!
Mike: You can say that again!

Let’s review. YOU CAN SAY THAT AGAIN is something that you say in order to show that you agree with something that someone has just said. YOU CAN SAY THAT AGAIN. Now try using this expression on your own. 지금까지 ENGLISH WITH YOO에 Jennifer Yoo입니다. Until next time, bye bye!

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