시치미를 떼다 – Korean Idioms #4

3 Speeds Only With Explanations Meaning When somebody pretends to be innocent, or not to know something she exactly knows, we use the expression "시치미를 떼다" Origin 이 표현은 고려 시대에 유행했던 길들인 매를 이용해 새를 잡는 매 사냥에서 유래했습니다. 이렇게 길들여진 매는 인기가 많았습니다. 그래서 도둑 맞거나 잃어 버리는 것을 방지하기 위해서 매 깃털에

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손에 땀을 쥐게 하다 – Korean Idioms #3

3 Speeds Only With Explanations When the situation is risky or critical, you can feel the sweat in your palm. To descirbe this situation, Koreans use the phrase "손에 땀을 쥐게 하다." 땀: sweat 쥐다: grab word by word translation of "손에 땀을 쥐게 하다" is grabbing sweat in your palm. This expression can be

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감을 잡다 – Korean Idioms #2

With Explanations 3 Speed Edition If you start or learn how to do, or use something and so on, we say that you got the hang of it.감을 잡다 is to get the hang of it in Korean. 뭐가 이렇게 복잡한 거지? 전혀 감을 못 잡겠네.Why is it really complicated? I cannot get the hang

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토씨 하나 안 틀리고 – Korean Idioms #1

토씨: synonym of 조사, markers or endings examples: 은, 는, 이, 가, 를, etc. 토씨 하나 안 틀리고: there is no difference even in markers. If you copy, remember or speak with "토씨 하나 안 틀리고," then you do those identically, there is no differences at all. Examples 토씨 하나 안 틀리고 다 외웠네?You remembered

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