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대박과 쪽박을 영어로…

대박과 쪽박을 영어로…

[Source: http://blog.donga.com/wyjoh/archives/240] 대박과 쪽박 – 조화유 영어 박대통령이 영어로 연설할 때는 “대박”을 jackpot이라고 표현했으나, 앞으로는 bonanza라고 하기로 했다고 한다. jackpot은 주로 복권이나 노름판에서 쓰는 용어이므로 점잖지 못하다는 게 그 이유라 한다. pay dirt와 mother lode도 노다지란 뜻으로 쓰고, windfall도 횡재라는 뜻으로 쓴다. 그리고 make a killing은 큰 돈 을 딴다(번다)는 뜻으로 흔히 쓴다. 쪽박은 쪽박을Read more about 대박과 쪽박을 영어로…[…]

Man’s stress over studying English led him to commit suicide

Man’s stress over studying English led him to commit suicide

[Source: http://english.hani.co.kr/arti/english_edition/e_national/676197.html] Man’s stress over studying English led him to commit suicide: Dysfunction of unwanted adult education Posted on : Jan.31,2015 14:10 KSTModified on : Jan.31,2015 14:10 KST Family wins bereavement pay from compensation board after showing relation between suicide and work stress The Supreme Court overturned a lower-court ruling against family members demanding bereavementRead more about Man’s stress over studying English led him to commit suicide[…]

"갑질"을 영어로… [조화유]

"갑질"을 영어로… [조화유]

[Source: http://pub.chosun.com/client/news/viw.asp?cate=C03&mcate=m1003&nNewsNumb=20141216199&nidx=16200] “갑질” – 조화유 칼럼 in 조선뉴스프레스 A: What do you think of the so-called “nut rage” incident caused by the Korean Air executive who is a daughter of the airline’s owner? B: I think it’s a typical case of what Koreans call “gahp-jil.” A: Gahp-jil? What’s that? B: Literally it means the arrogantRead more about "갑질"을 영어로… [조화유][…]

정의는 없다!

정의는 없다!

그것이 알고 싶다 2014년 9월 19일자 이철희 소장 인터뷰 http://golamp.org/DOH/SADOH/2015.0919.143347.mp4 PD: 결국은 우리나라 윗물은 맑으냐는 질문이 생기거든요. 우리나라의 윗물은 맑습니까? 어떻습니까? 이철희 소장: 안 맑잖아요. 당장 우선 우리가 흔히 말하는 갑질, 권력을 가진 사람들의 갑질, 이게 지금 심각하잖아요. 지금 우리 사회의 지도층이라고 그럴까, 권력 집단이 보통의 사람들에게 주는 메시지는… “정의는 없다.” “각자 수단과 방법을 가리지Read more about 정의는 없다![…]

Schools that ban mobile phones see better academic results

Schools that ban mobile phones see better academic results

[Source: http://www.theguardian.com/education/2015/may/16/schools-mobile-phones-academic-results] Effect of ban on phones adds up to equivalent of extra week of classes over a pupil’s school year The research also indicated that a ban would have a greater positive effect on students with special education needs and those eligible for free school meals. Photograph: Caiaimage/REX Shutterstock It is a question thatRead more about Schools that ban mobile phones see better academic results[…]

Online Dictionaries

Online Dictionaries

Online Dictionaries Merriam-Webster at http://www.merriam-webster.com/ Dictionary.com at http://dictionary.reference.com/ Cambridge at http://dictionary.cambridge.org/us/ Macmillan at http://www.macmillandictionary.com/us Longman at http://www.ldoceonline.com/ Oxford at http://www.oed.com/ Collins at http://www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/english