IDIOM OF THE WEEK (금주의 숙어): “give one/ get the boot”

Can you guess the meaning of “give one/ get the boot” 가 무슨 의미인지 아시겠어요?  ANSWER (답): – to dismiss somebody/ be dismissed from a job SAMPLE SENTENCE (샘플 문장): “He got the boot for stealing money from the firm.” IDIOM SOURCE ***Disclaimer: The IAMDouzone Blog doesn’t own any of the pictures, videos, articles or […]

IDIOM OF THE WEEK (금주의 숙어): “glass ceiling”

Can you guess the meaning of “glass ceiling” 가 무슨 의미인지 아시겠어요?  ANSWER (답): – an unacknowledged discriminatory barrier to advancement, especially for women and minorities SAMPLE SENTENCE (샘플 문장): “Many people believe that a glass ceiling exists within the tech industry because not many women hold prominent positions in the field.” IDIOM SOURCE ***Disclaimer: […]

IDIOM OF THE WEEK (금주의 숙어): “flunk out”

Can you guess the meaning of “flunk out” 가 무슨 의미인지 아시겠어요?  ANSWER (답): – to expel or be expelled from a school because one’s work does not meet the required standard SAMPLE SENTENCE (샘플 문장): “His grade-point average was less than 2.0, so the college flunked him out.” SOURCE ***Disclaimer: The IAMDouzone Blog doesn’t […]

IDIOM OF THE WEEK (금주의 숙어): “make the grade”

Can you guess the meaning of “make the grade” 가 무슨 의미인지 아시겠어요?  ANSWER (답): – to satisfy a certain standard; to succeed SAMPLE SENTENCE (샘플 문장): “You’ll never make the grade, if you don’t work hard before the exams” SOURCE ***Disclaimer: The IAMDouzone Blog doesn’t own any of the pictures, videos, articles or excerpt […]

IDIOM OF THE WEEK (금주의 숙어): “(as) easy as ABC”

Can you guess the meaning of “(as) easy as ABC” 당신은 “(as) easy as ABC” 가 무슨 의미인지 아시겠어요?  ANSWER (답): – extremely easy, simple, or intuitive; requiring very little skill or effort SAMPLE SENTENCE (샘플 문장): “Come on, give me a hard one! These equations are easy as ABC!” SOURCE ***Disclaimer: The IAMDouzone Blog […]

IDIOM OF THE WEEK (금주의 숙어): “whiz kid”

Can you guess the meaning of “whiz kid” 당신은 “whiz kid” 가 무슨 의미인지 아시겠어요?  ANSWER (답): – a person who is very good and successful at something, especially at a young age. SAMPLE SENTENCE (샘플 문장): A: “Who’s the new manager?” B: “A financial whiz kid from Harvard Business School.” SOURCE ***Disclaimer: The IAMDouzone […]