본격적으로 시작하다. 진지하게 몰두하다. Buckle down

일의 dealline이 다가오거나, 시험이 다가올 때. 이럴 때는 정신 차리고 시작해서 일이나 공부를 끝내야겠죠? 어떤 일을 본격적으로 시작하거나 진지하게 몰두해야 할 때 쓰는 영어 표현 바로 Buckle down!

Buckle down 영어로 어떻게 사용하는지 미국 원어민 선생님과 대화를 통해서 미국 영어​​로 들어 보시죠!

예문1 – It’s time to buckle down and finish this report. It’s due tomorrow.

예문2 – He knew he needed to buckle down if he wanted to get good grades.

예문3 – Let’s buckle down and finish our chores so we can go to a movie.


자막

Buckles can be simple or fancy. This is a buckle I’ve had since I was a teenager, and it has a lot of sentimental value to me. However, an actual buckle has nothing to do with the expression buckle down. The words buckle down can literally mean to fasten something or someone in place such as: Did you buckle down the bikes on the carrier? However, buckle down is more often used as an expression which means to start working hard and seriously at something, to apply yourself and set to work. When you buckle down you put forth maximum effort toward something, perhaps after not having done so before. Here are some examples of the expression. It’s time to buckle down and finish this report. It’s due tomorrow. He knew he needed to buckle down if he wanted to get good grades. Let’s buckle down and finish our chores so we can go to a movie. Is there something you need to do and need to buckle down? There’s no time like the present. I bet it will feel good to get whatever it is done!

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