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1. 누군가를 따돌리다: to ditch someone. 예문: Why’d you guys ditch me yesterday? I wanted to tag along. B: We only had two tickets. Sorry, man.
- Let’s ditch this goody-goody and hang out at the mall.
2. (전원선 등을) 꽂아: to plug in (전원선 등을) 빼: to unplug 예문: Would you please unplug my laptop?
- I forgot to plug in my iPhone last night, so it’s all out of batteries now.
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3. 눈을 의심하다: to not believe one’s eyes. 예문: Mark, is that really you? You’ve lost so much weight. I can hardly believe my eyes!
- Is this really the house we used to live in? It’s changed so much over the years. I can hardly believe my eyes!
4. 로마에 가면 로마 법을 따라야 한다: When in Rome, do as the Romans do.
- A: People never look me in the eye in Korea.
- B: It’s considered rude here. When in Rome…
5. To canvass / to campaign: 유세하다 A: The politicians have sure been campaigning a lot. B: Yeah, they were canvassing my neighborhood earlier too.
- His campaigning consists of nothing more than debasing and disparaging his opponent.
6. 꽃이 피어 있다: The flowers are in bloom. 곷이 피고 있다: The flowers are blooming.
- Soon the cherry blossoms will be blooming all across the country.
7. Spring has sprung: 봄이 왔다. A: The smell of spring is in the air. What a lovely day! B: Yep, spring has finally sprung.
- A: I’m starting to feel listless and fatigued.
- B: It looks like spring has sprung.
8. Foodie: 미식가. A: Do you know of any good restaurants around here? B: No, not really. Why don’t you ask John? He’s a real foodie.
I’m not much of a foodie.
- A: I love finding the best restaurants in town.
- B: Really? I’m not much of a foodie myself.
9. It’s a good fit: 나한테 딱 맞아요. A: How’s the new job working out? B: I’m really enjoying it. It’s a good fit.
- Life as a backup singer just isn’t a good fit for me. I was meant to stand in the spotlight!
10. Man-to-man: 남자 대 남자로 하는 이야기. I think it’s time you had a man-to-man with your son. He’s been getting into a lot of trouble lately.
- I heard you’ve been drinking again. Maybe it’s time we had a man-to-man.