[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...

[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:...

[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 들릴 수 있네. B: 응, 요즘에 여러 가지 인디 밴드가 인기를 많아 끌어. A:...

[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...

[Weekly 10 Phrases] #2

(Estimated reading time: 3 minutes) 1. 딴생각을 하지 마라 (informal) - Don't drift away in thought A: 미안해. 아까 뭐라고? 다시 말해 줄래? B: 야, 많이 말했는데. 딴생각을 하지 마라. A: Sorry. What did you say just now? Can you...

[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...

[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,...

[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...

[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 =...

[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...