Take the plunge 이걸 미국 원어민처럼 말하기 원한다면 보세요! (ft.100% 미국 원어민 선생님 설명)

Take the plunge 이걸 미국 원어민처럼 말하기 원한다면 보세요! (ft.100% 미국 원어민 선생님 설명)

Take the plunge 한번 들어는 봤지만 실제 써본 적이 없다면 이번 기회에 미국 원어민 선생님에게 영어로 제대로 설명 듣고 제대로 알고 가자고요! 계속 듣고 연습하다 보면 뜻 뿐만 아니라 어느새 영어로 설명하고 사용하는 본인의 모습에 깜짝 놀라는 걸 경험하실 겁니다!


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Have you ever thought a long time about doing something and then finally decided to do it? If this has happened to you, you have experienced the expression take the plunge. Let’s look at the expression to explain it and some examples to show how take the plunge would be used. Before I explain the expression, it would be helpful to first understand the meaning of the word plunge. Plunge means to jump or dive into water, like you see in the pictures to the left. Have you ever plunged into water? I imagine you have at one time or another. Picture this. You’re at a lake with friends just like in the top picture. You’re trying to get up the courage to plunge, or jump, into the water. Maybe very cold water. You think about it and think about it and finally jump in. That’s the general idea behind the expression take the plunge. Take the plunge means to decide to do something you have been thinking of doing for a long time. You are starting something new even though it could be difficult or risky. Take the plunge is often used in reference to getting married. Here are some examples of how you might hear this expression used. She finally decided to take the plunge and start her own business. They took the plunge and decided to get married. He put it off for years but just took the plunge and signed up for a college course. Now that you know what take the plunge means, is there anything you’ve been thinking about doing and have been putting off? Well, maybe now is the time for you to take the plunge! Leave your examples of what you’d like to do in the comment section below. We want to see how you take the plunge! If you liked this video, please hit the thumbs up, leave a comment, and subscribe. Learn English naturally and speak it with confidence! Thank you for watching!

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