이야기의 물꼬를 트는 표현 알아보겠습니다.
시작만 하면 그 다음은 바디랭귀지를 동원하더라도 즐겁게 소통할 수 있습니다!
So, what’s your take on (….)? – (….)에 대해서 어떻게 생각하세요?
“What’s your opinion of (…..)?” 또는 “What do you think about (….)?” 와 같은 뜻입니다.
Oh, I really like it! What do you think?
To be honest, I think it’s just okay. How about you?
Ehh—I’m on the fence. What’s your take?
“On the fence”는 중립적인 태도를 취하거나 한쪽으로 결론을 내지 못했을 때 쓰는 표현입니다.
Are you here with anybody? – 동행이 있으신가요?
행사장이나 바 혹은 클럽에 갔을 때 이렇게 질문할 수 있습니다.
애인이 있느냐고 슬쩍 물어보는 표현일 수도 있습니다.
Yeah—I came with my boyfriend.
I just came with a bunch of my coworkers.
Do you feel like grabbing a bite? – 뭐 좀 먹으러 갈래요?
“Do you want to grab a bite to eat?”라고 쓸 수도 있습니다.
Actually, yeah! I’d love to. Where would you like to go?
It depends. Where are you thinking of going?
Mmm, not today. But I’m game for grabbing a bite together later this week.
No thanks—I’m not really hungry. But thanks for asking.
Would you be up for a (movie) some time? – 언제 한번 (영화) 보러 갈래요?
다음에 (어떤) 활동을 같이 할 것인지 묻는 표현입니다.
I’m down! Let’s do it!
Sure. When are you thinking of going?
It depends on what day, but yes.
I’m not really interested in seeing a movie, but thank you.
How late are you planning on sticking around? – 언제까지 있을건가요?
“What time are you going to leave?”와 같은 뜻입니다.
I’ll hang around until (they cut the cake), and then I plan on heading out. How about you?
I’m not sure…I’ll just have to see how I feel. How about you?
I’ll probably give it another 30 minutes and then go home.