◇오늘의 학습 주제
A: Some basement shop was set ablaze last night.
B: I saw that on the news. Did they catch the arsonist?
A: They suspect it was an inside job, done for the insurance.
B: 교활한 사람들은 절대로 정신을 못 차려. Investigators are sharp.
◇해석 및 해설
A: 어젯밤에 지하 어느 가게에 불났대.
B: 뉴스에서 봤어. 방화범을 잡았대?
A: 보험금을 노린 내부 소행으로 보던데.
B: Shifty characters never learn. 조사관들이 얼마나 예리하다고.
*Some basement shop was set ablaze last night.
-Yesterday evening, a shop in a basement was burned.
*I saw that on the news.
-That story was on the TV news. / I was able to catch the story of that on TV.
*Did they catch the arsonist?
-Were they able to apprehend the criminal who started the fire?
*They suspect it was an inside job
-It could have been the owner / They are looking at the owner
*done for the insurance
-trying to get the insurance money / in an effort to get money from the insurance
*Shifty characters never learn.
-Bad guys are so dumb. / Criminals are always making the same mistakes.
*Investigators are sharp.
-The legal authorities are very experienced. / The cops are pretty smart.
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