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개 머루(약과) 먹듯
🌏 LIKE A DOG EATS MUSCADINE(YAKGWA, KOREAN HONEY COOKIES): To eat something quickly without without savoring its true flavor.

우물을 파도 한 우물을 파라
🌏 YOU SHOULD DIG A SINGLE WELL: It is advised that one should stick to something until he/she successfully concludes it because juggling too many things or frequently changing the course is unlikely to help achieve a desirable outcome.

이름난 잔치 배고프다
🌏 BE HUNGRY AT A FAMOUS PARTY: For something to not live up to the reputation or expectation.

윗물이 맑아야 아랫물이 맑다
🌏 THE UPSTREAM WATER SHOULD BE CLEAN FIRST IN ORDER TO HAVE CLEAN WATER DOWN THE STREAM: A senior with higher status should first behave well to set an example for his/her junior to follow.

임도 보고 뽕도 딴다
🌏 MEET ONE'S LOVED ONE AS WELL AS PICK MULBERRIES; TO CATCH TWO PIGEONS WITH ONE BEAN; TO KILL TWO BIRDS WITH ONE STONE: An expression meaning two things are achieved at the same time.

입에 맞는 떡
🌏 A TTEOK, A RICE CAKE, THAT SATISFIES ONE'S MOUTH: Something that catches one's fancy.

이에 신물이 돈다[난다]
🌏 HAVE[TASTE] STOMACH ACID BETWEEN ONE'S TEETH: To be disgusted and fed up with something.

계란으로 바위 치기
🌏 HITTING A ROCK WITH AN EGG; A DROP IN THE OCEAN; THE ELEPHANT DOES NOT FEEL A FLEA BITE: A situation where one is facing very difficult circumstances or an uphill battle against a very strong opponent.

말이 말을 만든다
🌏 WORDS MAKE WORDS: For the content of words to be exaggerated and change while it passes through people's mouths.

못 먹는 감 찔러나 본다
🌏 POKE A PERSIMON THAT ONE CANNOT EAT: To destroy something in a nasty manner that one cannot have in order to keep others from having it as well.

💬 Idiom

뒷구멍으로 들어가다
🌏 ENTER THROUGH THE BACK HOLE: To enter into a certain group in a wrongful way.

주리(를) 틀다
🌏 IMPOSE LEG-SCREW TORTURE: To give someone a punishment by twisting his/her legs with two sticks inserted between them.

주둥이를 놀리다
🌏 WAG ONE'S TRAP: (disparaging) To talk in a careless manner.

감투를 쓰다
🌏 PUT ON A GAMTU, A GOVERNMENT OFFICIAL'S HAT: (slang) To rise to a certain position or status.

주체(를) 못 하다
🌏 BE UNABLE TO HANDLE: To be unable to cope with something because it is burdensome and troublesome.

죽기 살기로
🌏 RISKING ONE'S LIFE AND DEATH: Very hard; to the utmost extent of one's power.

찬물을 끼얹다
🌏 POUR COLD WATER: To jump into something that is going well and impede the progress or ruin the mood of it.

말을 들어 주다
🌏 LISTEN TO SOMEONE'S WORDS: To do as someone asked.

냉수를 끼얹다
🌏 POUR COLD WATER: To disturb something that has been going well and ruin it.

수(가) 세다
🌏 HAVE STRONG SKILLS: To have a strong power enough to control others as one pleases.

🅿 Part of speech

Noun (29,084) Numeral (83) Ending of a Word (504) Pronoun (108) Auxiliary Adjective (14) Adverb (2,830) None (3,474) Affix (502) (2,881) Verb (10,950) Adjective (2,911) Determiner (840) Bound Noun (289) Interjection (161) Postpositional Particle (156) Auxiliary Verb (40)

💯 Level

None (43,801) Elementary level (1,940) Intermediate level (3,982) Advanced level (5,104)