우리는 서로 각자의 길을 걸으며 (go on our way) 산다 . 그러나 때때로 일이 생겨,  그 길에서 나와야 할 때가 있다.
남들도 마찬가지인데, 우리를 위해 잠깐 그가 걷던 길에서 나와서 도움을 줄 때엔 정말 고마울 따름이다.
위의 그림처럼 ”가던 길을 멈추고 잠깐 나와  굳이 일부러 도움을 주는” 형상을 본따서 자주 쓰이는 표현이 있는데..
go out of one’s way (to do something)
  •  to make an effort to do something; to accept the bother of doing something.
  1. They really went out of their way to make us feel welcome.
[Video] - 뉘앙스와 스피드, 그리고 변형(gone,went,going, go)을 잘 새겨들으시길
  • I no longer go out of my way to stop others from being happy.
  • People in this town don’t go out of their way to be nice to each other.
  • I hope I try to go out of my way to try and read and understand all the literature.
  • I’ve always gone out of my way to meet conservatives.
  • And he went out of his way to say
  • Wow, honey, thank you for going out of your way
  • and gone out of our way to try to find the very best people we can,
[From Movies & TV Shows]
  • The whole time we were together, you went out of your way to prove you didn’t need me. (Metro)
  • Isn’t it funny how some people go out of their way to help people and others just give ’em the ax? (Erin Brockovich)
  • You’ve insulted our friends, you’ve insulted me… and you’ve gone out of your way to ruin this party. (Back To School)
  • I go out of my way for you. I do everything to try and make you happy. I feed you, I clean you, I dress you. And what thanks do I get? (Misery)
  • Every day I go out of my way to do things that appear normal. (3rd Rock)
[From News]
  • He has never had the opportunity to rescue a damsel from a tower, but he will go out of his way to open a car door for a woman. (NYT)
  • I am not a busybody, and do not go out of my way to poke-nose in other peoples affairs. (Economist)
  • Adult Conversations Many managers go out of their way to avoid giving feedback, worried that it will turn into a battle. ( NYT)
[From Twitter]
  • 3 people have gone out of their way to tell me I have a “seductive” face in snapchat selfie but I swear it’s just my face 
  • People are so quick to forget about the millions of times you have went out of your way to make them happy
  • If you don’t have time for me I’m not going to go out of my way to make time for you
  • Go out of your way to be around smart, interesting, ambitious people.

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