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Out of the woods


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

오늘 배워볼 영어 표현은 Out of the woods입니다.


Before we find out what today’s expression means let’s listen to a conversation I had with Jason. 그럼 오늘의 대화를 들어보면서 ‘Out of the woods’가 무슨 뜻인지 알아 보겠습니다. 잘 들어보세요. Listen carefully.

Out of the woods
Jen: Hey, what’s the score for the basketball game?
Jason: Well, the home team is still losing by 15 points.
Jen: Still?
Jason: They are not out of the woods yet.

본문에서 제가 Jason에게 “Hey Jason, what’s the score for the basketball game? 지금 농구 경기 점수가 어떻게 되니?”라고 묻자 Jason이 “Well, the home team is still losing by 15 points. 홈 팀이 아직도 15 포인트로 지고 있어.” 라고 하네요. 이어 제가 “Still? 아직도?”라고 하자 Jason이 “They are not out of the woods yet. 아직도 위험한 상태야.”라고 하더라고요. Now keep today’s expression ‘out of the woods’ in mind and let’s hear the conversation again. 그럼 다시 한번 대화를 들어볼까요?

Out of the woods
Jen: Hey, what’s the score for the basketball game?
Jason: Well, the home team is still losing by 15 points.
Jen: Still?
Jason: They are not out of the woods yet.

오늘의 표현은 out of the woods입니다. If you are out of the woods, you’ve come out of a critical phase, uncertainty or a dangerous situation. It simply means that you are out of troubled situation. This expression is often used in the negative. If you are not out of the woods, you are still in a troubled situation. Out of the woods…이 표현에서 ‘woods’는 ‘숲’을 말하는데요. Out of the woods는 ‘위험에서 완전히 벗어나다, 최악의 상태는 끝나다, 병의 고비를 넘기다, 의심스럽거나 모호했던 것이 명확해지다’는 뜻입니다. 오늘 본문에서 Jason은 홈팀이 큰 점수 차이로 지고 있는 위기상태라고 했죠. “They are not out of the woods yet.”라고요. In today’s conversation Mike used the expression ‘out of the woods’ in his sentence. 자, 이제 예문을 통해 오늘 표현에 대해 더 자세히 알아보겠습니다. “I think it’s going to be hard for Dennis to get out of the woods.” 하면 “데니스는 그 위기 상황에서 빠져나오기 힘들 거 같아.” 라는 뜻이 됩니다. Here is another example. “Henry was out of the woods.”라고 하면 “헨리는 위기를 모면했다.”라는 뜻이 됩니다. 이 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.

Out of the woods
Jen: Hey, what’s the score for the basketball game?
Jason: Well, the home team is still losing by 15 points.
Jen: Still?
Jason: They are not out of the woods yet.

Let’s review what we have learned today. If you are out of the woods, you have emerged safely from a critical, dangerous or unclear situation. This expression is often used in the negative. OUT OF THE WOODS. Now try using this expression on your own. 지금까지 ENGLISH WITH YOO에 Jennifer Yoo입니다. Until next time, bye bye!

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