think through、sort out、talk over…中文意思是?與「問題」有關的8個英文片語!

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關於解決各式各樣困難的任務,你知道該如何用英文表達嗎?

Let’s talk的Sonia老師整理出了8組關於「解決問題」的實用片語,並且分別舉出了例句,相信你看完這篇文章,能夠更貼切地將這些片語應用在日常生活及職場的會話之中,並且讓你的英文會話與寫作能力都更上一層樓。

1. Talk over 討論(某事)

ex. We really need to talk over the issues faced by everyone in the department.

我們真的需要討論一下每個人在部門裡面臨的問題。

2. Wrestle with  與…搏鬥

這裡指試圖解決一個難題,或做出困難的決定。

ex. I need your opinion; I’m wrestling with some career related decisions.

我需要你的意見,我正為一些職涯抉擇舉棋不定。

3. Run up against  遭遇意料之外的困難

ex. We ran up against so many issues on the day of the event.

活動當天我們遇到了許多突發狀況。

4. Think through  考慮、仔細思考

You should think through your decision of moving abroad since it’s a permanent one.

你應該考慮一下你移民的決定,因為它是永久性的。

5. Sort out  解決(問題或狀況)

ex. Joe is finding a way to sort out the financial issues in his family.

Joe正在尋找解決家庭財務問題的方法。

6. Knuckle down  更認真工作

ex. The market is getting competitive, hence we need to knuckle down and solve our marketing issues.

市場競爭愈來愈激烈了,因此我們需要更努力,並解決我們的行銷問題。

7. Run into  突然遇到

ex. The event was going well, however at the last moment we ran into a few problems.

本來這件事進展很順利,但在最後關頭,我們遇到了一些狀況。

8. Deal with  處理

ex. In order to run a successful business, we will have to deal with a few difficult situations.

為了經營一個成功的企業,我們未來必須要處理一些困難的狀況。

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