오늘의 속담

쥐구멍에도 볕들 날이 있다.

Literal meaning: There is a day where the sun shines into the mousehole.

What it is really trying to say: 몹시 고생을 하는 사람도 좋은 운수를 만날 적이 있어요. Every cloud has a silver lining.

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오늘의 속담

남의 떡이 더 커 보인다.

Literal meaning: Someone else’s tteok looks bigger.

What it is really trying to say: The grass is always greener on the other side.

오늘의 속담

As this lunar year is the year of the tiger, let’s kickstart this Korean Proverbs series with roaring one! ^^

호랑이 굴에 가야 호랑이 새끼를 잡는다.

Literal meaning: If you want to catch a tiger’s cub, you have to go to the tiger’s cave.

What it really is trying to say: If you want to achieve your goal, you have to work hard and overcome the obstacles. Nothing ventured, nothing gained.