시작하자. 계속 진행하자. Get the ball rolling

Ball에 관련한 많은 표현 중에 오늘 가져온 표현은 바로 get the ball rolling입니다. 뭔가를 시작하자. 계속 진행하자. 라고 할 때 여러 가지 표현들이 있지만, 이 get the ball rolling이 일반 대화에서 사람들이 엄청 많이 쓰고 있어요. 이런 게 진짜 미국 사람들이 쓰는 미국 영어니까 알아 두셨다가 꼭 사용해 보세요!

Get the ball rolling 영어로 어떻게 사용하는지 미국 원어민 선생님과 대화를 통해서 미국 영어​​로 들어 보시죠!

예문1 – The assistant tried to get the ball rolling at the meeting by asking some questions.

예문2 – She’s very shy, so she always waits for someone else to get the ball rolling.

예문3 – No one was dancing, so I got up to dance to get the ball rolling.


자막

Have you ever played or seen played a game that rolled a ball? Maybe bocce ball or bowling? If you have, that will help you understand the expression get the ball rolling. In order to start the game and get the ball in motion, you have to first roll it. That’s similar to what the expression get the ball rolling means. It means to do something that starts an activity or begins a process. It can also mean to start doing something to encourage other people to do the same thing. Here are some examples of the expression. The assistant tried to get the ball rolling at the meeting by asking some questions. She’s very shy, so she always waits for someone else to get the ball rolling. No one was dancing, so I got up to dance to get the ball rolling. Something to think about… Are you the type of person who gets the ball rolling or do you prefer to wait for someone else to get the ball rolling?

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