Posted on January 31, 2014 by Yeo Hee
Posted on January 30, 2014 by Yeo Hee
귀에 걸면 귀걸이 코에 걸면 코걸이.
Literal meaning: If it hangs on the ear it is a earring, if it hangs on the nose, it is a nose ring.
What it is really trying to say: 어디에 쓰이는지 확실히 정해지지 않은 것은 사용하기에 따라서 그 용도가 정해질 수 있다는 말. A term can be created if enough people follow it.
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Posted on January 29, 2014 by Yeo Hee
Posted on January 28, 2014 by Yeo Hee
blankly; vacantly; absentmindedly
예문 연습: 서로 멍하니 바라봐도 소용 없어서 정답을 빨리 주라! [There is no use looking blankly at each other, so quickly give me your answers!]
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Posted on January 27, 2014 by Yeo Hee
Posted on January 26, 2014 by Yeo Hee
약속을 하고 어기는 것보다 미리 거절하는 것이 더 낫다.
“A refusal is better than a broken promise.”
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Posted on January 25, 2014 by Yeo Hee