황금연휴가 지나가기를 기다리며 준비하고 있는 2017년 5월의 English Club은 늘 그래왔듯이 인사이트 넘치는 아티클들과 함께 합니다. 이번 달에는 특별히 누구나 한번쯤 짜증도 났을 법한 ‘출퇴근’ 관련 아티클과, 최근 화두로 급부상하는 ‘데이터’ 관련 아티클이 기다리고 있습니다. (*아티클 제목을 누르면 해당 아티클 원문 링크로 연결됩니다.)   #1 Reclaim Your Commute (10 May…

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[Harvard English] be swayed by

 [Speech Tip] 이 정도는 사용할 줄 알아야, ‘영어 좀 하네’, 인정 받을 수 있어요! be swayed by ~에 의해 휘둘리다 to influence the opinion etc of 예문) “She’s too easily swayed by her feelings”   HBR 아티클에서는 이렇게 사용하고 있어요. “For example, habitual purchases (such as milk) tend to be dominated by…

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[Harvard English] pay off

[Speech Tip] 이 정도는 사용할 줄 알아야, ‘영어 좀 하네’, 인정 받을 수 있어요! Pay off 성과를 올리다 to yield profits; to result in benefits 예문) “My investment in those stocks has really paid off.” “The time I spent in school paid off in later years “ HBR 아티클에서는 이렇게…

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[Harvard English] hands-on

 [Speech Tip] 이 정도는 사용할 줄 알아야, ‘영어 좀 하네’, 인정 받을 수 있어요! Hands-on 직접 해 보는 Involving active participation; applied, as opposed to theoretical: 예문) “We’re involved in hands-on operations, pulling levers, pushing buttons” HBR 아티클에서는 이렇게 사용하고 있어요. “All of them, even though they sit on top empires,…

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[Harvard English] matter

[Speech Tip] 이 정도는 사용할 줄 알아야, ‘영어 좀 하네’, 인정 받을 수 있어요! matter   중요하다 의미: to be of important; signify 예문) “Why are you being so quiet?” “Does it matter?“ HBR 아티클에서는 이렇게 사용하고 있어요. “Here was the surprise: Trust and accessibility mattered than much more than competence.”…

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[Harvard English] go beyond the bullet point

[Speech Tip] 이 정도는 사용할 줄 알아야, ‘영어 좀 하네’, 인정 받을 수 있어요! go beyond the bullet point   상세히 설명하다 의미: explain things in more detail; go further with something than was required 예문) You clearly went beyond what was required of you. Sharon went beyond the basic…

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[Harvard English] scare up something

[Speech Tip] 이 정도는 사용할 줄 알아야, ‘영어 좀 하네’, 인정 받을 수 있어요! scare up something   마련하다, 이용하다 to find or obtain something that is not easily available 예문) At the very least, I’m sure he’ll have some original ideas on how to scare up some cash.We discovered…

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[Harvard English] hold the key

[Speech Tip] 이 정도는 사용할 줄 알아야, ‘영어 좀 하네’, 인정 받을 수 있어요! hold the key   열쇠를 쥐다 to provide the explanation for something that you could not previously understand  예문) Fiennes, who had been looking for the place for twenty years, became convinced that this road held…

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[Harvard English] share credit

[Speech Tip] 이 정도는 사용할 줄 알아야, ‘영어 좀 하네’, 인정 받을 수 있어요! share credit   공을 나누다 recognize others’ contributions when one’s own work is recognized 예문) Do you want recognition or share the credit? HBR 아티클에서는 이렇게 사용하고 있어요. [HBR Jargon] 알고 있으면 도움이 되는 용어! End user  …

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[Harvard English] trump

[Speech Tip] 이 정도는 사용할 줄 알아야, ‘영어 좀 하네’, 인정 받을 수 있어요! trump   능가하다 trump someone or something to do better than (someone or something) in a contest, competition, etc. 예문) Their offer for the house was trumped by a higher bid. HBR 아티클에서는 이렇게 사용하고 있어요….

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[Harvard English] narrow down

[Speech Tip] 이 정도는 사용할 줄 알아야, ‘영어 좀 하네’, 인정 받을 수 있어요! narrow down   범위를 좁히다 narrow something down (to people or things) to reduce a list of possibilities from many to a selected few. 예문) We can narrow the choice down to green or red. We…

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[Harvard English] live up to

[Speech Tip] 이 정도는 사용할 줄 알아야, ‘영어 좀 하네’, 인정 받을 수 있어요! live up to   기대에 미치다 live up to something to fulfill expectations; to satisfy a goal or set of goals. 예문) I hope I can live up to my reputation. The class lives up to…

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[Harvard English] shine a light on

[Speech Tips!!] shine a light on  (Dictionary.com) to reveal something about something; to clarify something =take the lid off , unveil This discussion has shed some light on the problem.  No less significant was the introduction, around the same time, of the Am Law 100 ranking of firms by financial…

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[Harvard English] fly blind

[Speech Tips!!] fly blind (Dictionary.com) =fly an airplane solely by relying on instruments =feel one’s way, proceed by guesswork, There are no directions for assembling this furniture, so I’m flying blind . [HBR Jargon!!] Global capitation (Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia) Capitation is a payment arrangement for health care service providers…

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[Harvard English] worth

[Speech Tips!!] It is worth investment because their decisions will be better informed. worth  (Dictionary.com) =preposition good or important enough to justify (what is specified): advice worth taking; a place worth visiting. This work is worth the trouble. That doesn’t mean it isn’t worth trying.   [HBR Jargon!!] tokenism(wikipedia.org) 명목주의 Tokenism…

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[Harvard English] to some extent

[Speech Tips!!] TO WHAT EXTENT COULD I LET THIS GO? to some extent   (Dictionary.com) =to some degree; in some amount; partly. I’ve solved this problem to some extent. I can help you understand this to some extent. [HBR Jargon!!] knowledge workers(wikipedia.org) Knowledge workers are workers whose main capital is knowledge. Typical examples may include software engineers, architects, engineers, scientists and lawyers, because they “think for…

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[Harvard English] let alone

Speech Tips for HBR!! ~은 커녕 let alone someone or something not to mention or think of someone or something; not even to take someone or something into account. I didn’t invite John, let alone the rest of his family. let alone do something and to an even greater degree do something We were…

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[Harvard English] reassure

“Happy warriors reassure us that whatever challenges we may face, things will work out in the end”  (Corpus 검색http://corpus.byu.edu/coca/) # Can you afford to wait until the end of this investigation to reassure people in this community that justice will be served regardless of color? . (CBS, 2012) #When the government stepped in to save Citigroup…

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[Harvard English] serve as

“When Bill Gates won a contract to provide an operating system for IBM; the resulting software served as the underpinnings of the Windows systems later sold on most PCs. (Corpus 검색http://corpus.byu.edu/coca/) # Mr. Sarkozy and Mr. Karzai cited changing circumstances in Afghanistan as the reason for NATO to change its calendar, but…

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[HBR English] weigh down

“Owning weighs you down” Kyle continued. (Corpus 검색http://corpus.byu.edu/coca/) # Since the emergence of e-commerce over the last decade, state and federal policymakers have almost universally resisted the temptation to weigh down the new Internet economy with new taxes and fees. (Denver post) #Nationally, the storm – which initially paralyzed the financial and energy center of Houston, America’s fourth-largest…

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