도배 (do-bae) – spam/replaster
도배 is used more often to mean “spam” than “replaster” in most cases, especially on the Internet.
In a way, when you “replaster” certain comments or posts multiple times on your Twitter/FaceBook...
~에 기인하다 (~e gi-in-a-da) – to be caused by/come from/originates from
This phrase is used to explain causal relationships between two nouns.
기인 by itself means “cause”.
그 학생의 좋은 시험 결과는 열심히 공부하기에 기인하거든.
That student’s good...
게다가 (ge-da-ga) - besides, furthermore, moreover
게다가 has exactly the same meaning as other transitional/coordinating conjunction words like 그리고, 그외에도, 또한, and a few more.
But this word can be considered as a more elegant word...
해결책 (hae-gyeol-chaek) – solution/answer (to a problem)
This word actually literally means “solving (해결하다) plan/scheme (책)”.
우리 가족은 아무 문제가 날 때마다 꼭 모으고 같이 가장 좋은 해결책을 찾을 거야.
Every time a problem arises, our family...
두각을 나타내다 (doo-ga-geul na-ta-nae-da) – stand out (from a crowd)
This phrase can be used to describe how a subject/noun is distinct and stands out, like in the sense of ability or appearance.
어린 시절부터 그는...
추억팔이 (chu-eok pa-ri) – Reminiscence of the past/Throwback
There is no exact translation for this but 추억 means memories, usually referring to sweet memories that one would remember for some time.
팔이 means "seller" but you...
~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...
격려 (gyeok-nyeo) – encouragement
For the verb form, just add 하다.
It is interesting to note that 격려의 말 becomes something like a cheer because it literally means “words of encouragement”.
김 선생님은 자주 격려의 말을 해서...