'신발끈을 묶다' 영어로 하면 뭘까English 2011. 4. 11. 16:46
저번에 점심 먹고 오는 길에 같이 먹으러 간 흑형이 왜 쟤는 안 오고 있냐고 묻길래 아.., 쟤 지금 신발끈 묶고 있음ㅇㅇ 이라고 얘기해 주고 싶었는데 한 번도 써 본 적이 없는 표현이라 뭐 이상하게 말했더니 흑형이 알려줬다. lace라고.. 끈이라고 하니까 strap, cord, string, rope 뭐 이런 단어가 생각나는데 strap은 가죽으로 된 손목시계 줄이나 혁대 같은 느낌이고 rope는 밧줄이나 전기코드 같은 느낌이고 cord는 노끈이나 얇은 밧줄 같은 느낌이고 string은 실 같은 느낌. 신발끈은 lace, shoelace 라고 한단다. lace one's shoes 하면 신발끈 (구두끈) 매는 거고 사전 찾아보니 shoestring이라는 말도 있다. (미쿸쪽인듯?) shoe라고 하면 ..
sippy cup (Life S02E21)English 2009. 4. 13. 01:33
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sippy_cup The sippy cup is a spill-proof drinking cup designed for toddlers. It works by way of surface tension that prevents liquid from being spilled even when the cup is upended. The critical element is the sippy top being firmly in place on top of the cup, preventing spills. The sippy cup was invented by Richard Belanger, who licensed the design to Playtex.
forensic (Mentalist S01E17)English 2009. 3. 28. 03:32
Why isn't the body on the move yet? Well, forensics is still working the scene. forensic [adjective] [only before noun] 1. connected with the scientific tests used by the police when trying to solve a crime - forensic evidence/medicine/science/tests - the forensic laboratory - a forensic pathologist 2. connected with or used in court - a forensic psychiatrist (=one who examines people who have b..
deliberate / chute / rigged / hangar (Mentalist S01E17)English 2009. 3. 28. 03:19
You see that right there? That's the master strap, okay? And it was cut nearly clean through. Now that has to be deliberate, and that is eveil. 'Cause the minute this thing deployed, the chute would've come clean off. Who rigged the chute? ..... They're just--they're in the hangar overnight, not locked or anything. deliberate [adjective] 1. done on purpose rather than by accident - a deliberate ..
VP (Mentalist S01E17)English 2009. 3. 28. 03:03
... our victim was, uh, VP of human resources. vice-president (VP) NOUN (abbr. VP) o the person below the president of a country in rank, who takes control of the country if the president is not able to o NAmE a person in charge of a particular part of a business company - the vice-president of sales
fossilized (Mentalist S01E17)English 2009. 3. 28. 02:39
It's a worm. It's a fossilized worm. fossilize [usually passive] to become or make sth become a fossil [v,vn] (disapproving) to become, or make sb/sth become, fixed and unable to change or develop fossil the remains of an animal or a plant which have become hard and turned into rock (informal) (disapproving) an old person, especially one who is unable to accept new ideas or adapt to changes