◇ 오늘의 학습 주제
A: Jim is experiencing an economic crisis.
B: What a dummy! 하나에 올인하더니.
A: Yes. He was brash and got ahead of himself.
B: He's a survivor. He'll make a rebound, I'm sure.
◇ 해석 및 해설
A: 짐이 경제적으로 곤란을 겪고 있대.
B: 멍청한 것! He had all his eggs in one basket.
A: 그래. 혼자 자신만만해 하면서 앞서 가더니만……
B: 그래도 짐은 이겨내고 말거야. 다시 딛고 일어날 거라고/재개할 것이라 믿어.
*Jim is experiencing an economic crisis. / Jim is going through some had times, financially.
*What a dummy! / He's so dumb! / I can't believe how dumb he is! / Why is he so dumb?!
*He had all his eggs in one basket. / He invested everything he had in one project. / He invested poorly.
*He was brash / He was too hasty / He acted too arrogantly / He was far too self-confident
*got ahead of himself / moved too fast / made decisions without looking too far ahead
*He's a survivor. / He knows how to recover. / He's got the ability to get through hard times.
*He'll make a rebound / He'll be back / He'll make a full recovery / He'll be able to fix things
*I'm sure. / I've very confident of that. / I totally believe that. / I have faith in that.
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