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“자신감과 성공은 크게 연관되어있다”라는 개념을 영어로 표현한다고 해보자. “연관”하면 보통 처음 생각나는 단어가 relate라, 밑 문장처럼 표현할 수 있을 것이다.

  • “confidence and success are related
그러나 be related라고 쓴 부분이 뭔가 밍밍하다. 위 표현보다 좀 더 시각적이고 액션감 있는 표현이 있으니.. “confidence and success go hand in hand


  1. if two things go hand in hand, they exist together and are connected with each other.


  1. 보통 추상적인 두 아이디어를 연관지을 때 자주 쓰인다. 의인법(personification)으로^^
  2. go hand in hand는 두가지 형태로 쓸 수 있다.
    • A and B go hand in hand.
    • A goes hand in hand with B


  • Lance, late 20s, is a young man with a wild and woolly appearance that goes hand-in-hand with his wild and woolly personality. (Pulp Fiction)
  • Funny. I always thought teen angst and apathy went hand in hand. (Easy A Script)
  • Honesty has nothing to do with this, Mr. Fallow. This is show business. And I’ve never known the two to go hand in hand. (Bonfire of the Vanities)
  • Bond, this may be too much for a blunt instrument to understand…but arrogance and self-awareness seldom go hand in hand (Casino Royale)
  • Teaching and being a principal don’t necessarily go hand in hand. (One Eight Seven)


  • Fashion and the Oscars have gone hand in hand for decades, but it’s never been like this. (NYT)
  • Cold weather and stockmarket returns go hand-in-hand. (Economist)
  • In Tel Aviv, Nasty Traffic and Navigation Apps Go Hand in Hand. (Bloomberg)


  • Dressing well & hygiene go hand in hand … You’re not “saucing” if you not clean.
  • sweating and excersising are two things I hate and coincidentally they go hand in hand.
  • Confidence and success go hand in hand.


  • They’re part of a collective responsibility, the responsibility of the artist or the journalist to deal with the world as it really is, and this, in turn, must go hand in hand with the responsibility of those governing society…
  • It involves an ongoing struggle, a continual questioning of what we think we know, a wrestling with issues and ideas. It goes hand in hand with doubt, in a never-ending conversation with it,…


  • Is it a slang? No.
  • Can I use it in an email? Yes.
  • Can I use it in a formal setting? Yes.
  • Frequency? A LOT

context plot data source: Davies, Mark. (2008-) The Corpus of Contemporary American English: 450 million words, 1990-present. Available online at http://corpus.byu.edu/coca/


옛날부터 자주 쓰이던 표현인 것을 확인할 수 있다. ngram_img image source: Google Ngram


틀린 표현들:

  • go hand and hand (X)
  • go hand by hand (X)

정확한 표현은 go hand in hand 이다.