[Weekly 10 Phrases] #8

[Weekly 10 Phrases] #8

(Estimated reading time: 3 minutes) 1. 해야하는 것보다 더 많이 하다 (informal) – to do more than (someone) should do A: 새로운 직원은 근무 성적이 어때? B: 좋아. 해야하는 것보다 더 많이 해서 좋아. A: How’s the new employee’s work performance? B: Good. She does more than she should do so...
[Weekly 10 Phrases] #7

[Weekly 10 Phrases] #7

(Estimated reading time: 3 minutes) 1. 항상 곁에 있을게 (informal) – I will always be by your side A: 내 친구들이 날 떠나갈까봐. B: 걱정하지 마, 내가 항상 곁에 있을게. A: I’m afraid my friends will leave me. B: Don’t worry, I will always be by your side. 항상 곁에 있을 겁니다 (formal) 항상 곁에...
[Weekly 10 Phrases] #6

[Weekly 10 Phrases] #6

(Estimated reading time: 3 minutes) 1. 인기를 많이 끌어 (informal) – garner a lot of popularity A: 우리 자주 가는 카페는 인디 음악을 많이 들을 수 있네. B: 응, 요즘에 여러 가지 인디 밴드가 인기를 많아 끌어. A: We can listen to indie music at the cafe we often go to. B: Yup, many different indie bands are...
[Weekly 10 Phrases] #3

[Weekly 10 Phrases] #3

(Estimated reading time: 3 minutes) This week’s 10 phrases are taken from my italki lessons, Daehan lessons, reading Webtoons, and just from my daily studying! Hope these will help you! Enjoy. 1. 직설적으로 말해 (informal) – Say something straightforwardly A: 그...
[Weekly 10 Phrases] #2

[Weekly 10 Phrases] #2

(Estimated reading time: 3 minutes) This week’s 10 phrases are taken from my italki lessons, Daehan lessons, reading Webtoons, and just from my daily studying! Hope these will help you! Enjoy. 1. 딴생각을 하지 마라 (informal) – Don’t drift away in thought A:...
[Weekly 10 Phrases] #1

[Weekly 10 Phrases] #1

(Estimated reading time: 4 minutes) I was looking through my posts and realised that it has been a really long time since I last posted new vocabulary/phrases… So, instead of posting individual entries of vocabulary/phrases, I’m going to do a list of 10...
[Vocabulary] 서로 마주 서다

[Vocabulary] 서로 마주 서다

서로 마주 서다 (seo-ro ma-ju seo-da) – stand face to face with (someone/something) This is a phrase that I’ve learned from IU’s song Fitfh Finger (다섯째 손가락 – 아이유). I thought that this phrase is really sweet, and the lyrics of this song is pretty cute, so I’ve decided to add...
[Vocabulary] 빵 터지다

[Vocabulary] 빵 터지다

빵 터지다 (bbang teo-ji-da) – burst out laughing/laugh out loud (lol)/laugh my ass off (lmao)/roll on floor laughing (rofl) A great phrase to learn because this can replace ㅋㅋ and ㅎㅎ! I learned this from listening to a recorded radio broadcast on Podbbang, 유인나의 볼륨을...
[Vocabulary] 찬 밥 더운 밥 가릴 때야 지금?

[Vocabulary] 찬 밥 더운 밥 가릴 때야 지금?

찬 밥 더운 밥 가릴 때야 지금? (chan bab deo-oon bab ga-ril ddae-ya ji-geum?) This was a phrase I’ve learned after watching this video by TalkToMeInKorean. Breaking it down first: 밥 = rice 찬 = cold (temperature) 더운 = hot (temperature) 가리다 = decide/choose ㄹ/을 때 = when/during/at...
[Vocabulary] ~에 익숙해지다

[Vocabulary] ~에 익숙해지다

~에 익숙해지다 (~e ik-ssoo-kae-ji-da) – to become accustomed to something/to become used to something/to become familiar with something This is actually an extension of 익숙하다, which simply means to be used to something. The slight difference in nuance between the two...