Idiom of The Week: Tough Cookie

sazCan you guess the meaning of “tough cookie”? 당신은 “tough cookie” 가 무슨 의미인지 아시겠어요?

Gingerbread king (many buttons) by barnheartowl

source

Answer(답):

It refers to  someone who is very determined to do what they want and who usually succeeds even in difficult situations.

이것은 어려운 상황에서도 보통 성공하는 사람과 그들이 원하는 바에 굳은 결심을 가지고 행동하는 사람을 말한다.

Sample sentence(샘플 문장):

We’re talking about a woman who brought up six children on her own – she’s one tough cookie.

우리는 6명의 자녀를 스스로 기른 여성에 대해 말한다 – 그녀는 강인하다.

source

 

Thanks to ACM Kevin for the translations.

So... What have you to say?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s