A: I bit my tongue. Now everything I eat sends a lightning bolt right through me.
B: Suck on an ice cube for a while. It’ll numb it up good for you.
A: I gave that a go, but it just hurt the roof of my mouth. Any other bright ideas?
B: Yes. Zip your lip and give it a rest.
*** 금방 괜찮아져서 말할 수 있을거야. ***
A:혀를 깨물었어. 먹을때마다 전기가 찌릿찌릿 오는 것 같아
B:얼음을 물고 있어보는 건 어때. 혀가 무뎌지니깐 좀 나을 거야.
A:그렇게 해봤지만 입천장만 까졌어. 다른 좋은 방법 없을까?
B:음. 입을 움직이지 말고 좀 쉬게 나둬 봐.
You’ll be gabbing away in no time.
* everything I eat – any food that I put into my mouth / all the food I eat
* sends a lightning bolt right through me – hurts like you can’t imagine / kills me with pain
* Suck on an ice cube – Put a piece of ice in your mouth / Keep ice in your mouth
* for a while – for a little bit / for some time
* It’ll numb it up good – That will take the feeling out of it / That’ll make it numb
* I gave that a go – I did that / I tried that / That’s what I did
* just – only / simply
* hurt the roof of my mouth – made the top of my mouth sting
* Any other bright ideas? – What else can you think of? / Do you have another suggestion?
* Zip your lip – Keep quiet / Don’t talk / Keep your mouth shut
* give it a rest – rest it / don’t move it
* gabbing away – talking a lot / talking up a storm
* in no time – very soon / in a flash
A: Last Saturday, I had the good fortune to attend a wedding ceremony. It was touching.
B: Was it a church wedding or was it held at one of those large wedding halls?
A: Neither, actually. The newlyweds went for a more natural setting. They tied the knot at a park.
B: Well, you don’t see that every day. Good on them.
*** 그들은 특별한 걸 원했을거야. ***
A:지난 주 토요일에 다행히도 결혼식에 참석할 수 있었어. 감동적이었어.
B:교회에서 하는 결혼식이었니 아니면 예식장에서 하는 결혼식이었니?
A:둘 다 아니야. 그 새 커플은 더 자연스러운 곳을 원했어. 그래서 공원에서 결혼했어.
B음, 흔한 결혼식은 아니었겠다. 좋았겠다.
They were thinking out of the box.
* I had the good fortune – I was lucky / I was fortunate
* attend – go to / be present at
* It was touching. – It was a very emotional experience. / I was really moved.
* Was it a church wedding? – Was the wedding in a church?
* held – put on / staged
* Neither – Not either of those
* newlyweds – bride and groom / new couple
* went for – decided on / prepared / chose
* setting – environment / event
* tied the knot – got married / wed each other
* at a park – outdoors / out of doors
* you don’t see that every day – that’s pretty unique / that’s a rather rare event
* Good on them. – Congratulations to them. / That’s great. / Good for them.
* thinking out of the box – being original / doing something most others don’t do
A: Do you know of any free firewall downloads?
*** 스팸 때문에 미치겠어. ***
B: That type of protection is unnecessary if you avoid the shady sites.
A: I don’t know. It seems somebody’s always got prying eyes and sticky fingers.
B: True, but you can make yourself reasonably safe by keeping it clean.
A:너 혹시 무료 방화벽다운로드 할 수 있는 데를 알고 있니?
I’m getting spammed to death!
B:너가 그런 불법 사이트들을 피하면 그런 방화벽 같은 건 필요없어.
A:모르겠어. 꼭 누군가가 항상 훔쳐보고 장난치는 것 같아.
B:사실일지도 몰라. 하지만 컴퓨터를 청소해줌으로써 안전하게 유지할 수도 있어.
* Do you know of – Are you aware of / Can you tell me about
* firewall – computer virus protection
* I’m getting spammed to death! – I receive so much spam mail! / I’m getting way too much junk mail!
* protection – security / safety
* unnecessary – needless / excessive / uncalled for
* avoid the shady sites – don’t go to bad sites / stay away from unsavory sites
* I don’t know. – I’m not so sure about that. / I’m skeptical. / I don’t entirely believe that.
* somebody’s always got prying eyes – there’s always somebody trying to see what you’re doing
* sticky fingers – a desire to steal
* True – That’s so true / You’re right / You’ve got a point
* make yourself reasonably safe – protect yourself to a good degree
* keeping it clean – going only to clean sites
오늘부터 가능한(?) 매일 간단한 생활영어를 하나씩 공부하자 합니다.ㅋ
A: Just doing a little gift shop browsing, I was totally blown away by something I saw.
B: Let me guess. Did someone try to sell you a fake knockoff?
A: No. Quite the opposite. I saw a name-brand pen for two grand. It was just a pen!
B: Yeah, I can’t get my mind wrapped around that one either.
*** 난 내 싸구려 펜으로도 만족해. ***
A:선물사려고 둘러보고 있었는데 정말 놀랬어.
B:그렇다면. 누군가 너한테 가짜상품을 팔려 했던 거 아닐까?
A:아니야. 전혀 아니었어. 난 이천 달러짜리 명품 펜을 봤거든. 그냥 그건 펜이었다구!
B:알아. 나도 그런점은 맘에 들지 않아.
I’m happy with my cheapie.
* Just doing a little gift shop browsing – When I was only looking around in a souvenir shop
* totally blown away – absolutely amazed / shocked out of my socks
* I saw – I found / I discovered
* Let me guess. – I think I know. / Wait! Don’t tell me.
* a fake knockoff – an imitation copy of something
* Quite the opposite. – Very much the opposite. / The exact opposite.
* name-brand – famous name / luxury item / high class
* two grand – two thousand dollars / two K
* It was just a pen! – All it was was a pen! / It was nothing more than a pen!
* get my mind wrapped around – understand / figure out / comprehend
* I’m happy with my cheapie. – I’m totally satisfied with my cheap one.