옥에 티, 흠 Fly in the ointment

옥에 티, 흠 이런 것도 한국말도 영어로 있을까? 있어요 여러분! 완전히 똑같지는 않더라도 영어에도 같은 의미를 가진 표현이 있답니다.

Fly in the ointment 영어로 어떻게 사용하는지 미국 원어민 선생님과 대화를 통해서 미국 영어​​로 들어 보시죠!

예문1 – The fly in the ointment at the wedding was that the cake fell over.

예문2 – Your party was fun; the only fly in the ointment was that I lost my keys

예문3 – Her lack of experience was a fly in the ointment when she applied for that job.


자막

Do you find flies annoying? I do, and I think most people do. I’m glad we have a good fly swatter. Fortunately, when you use the expression fly in the ointment, there are no flies nor ointment involved. No fly swatter is required. The expression fly in the ointment means there is some kind of problem that spoils something or makes it difficult. A person or a thing is ruining a situation that could have been positive, enjoyable, or successful. Here are some examples of the expression. The fly in the ointment at the wedding was that the cake fell over. Your party was fun; the only fly in the ointment was that I lost my keys. Her lack of experience was a fly in the ointment when she applied for that job. Now that you know what fly in the ointment means, can you think of any situations where it has happened in your life? A fly in my ointment was when I was almost done with one of these videos, and the dog barked.

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