IDIOM OF THE WEEK (금주의 숙어): “sweet nothings”

Can you guess the meaning of “sweet nothings” 당신은 “sweet nothings” 가 무슨 의미인지 아시겠어요?  ANSWER (답): – words exchanged between two lovers and usually portrayed in stories after an intimate scene or sometimes when two lovers are reunited [ 감미로운 말 ] SAMPLE SENTENCE (샘플 문장): “The couple whispered sweet nothings to each other as the […]

IDIOM OF THE WEEK (금주의 숙어): “hope against (all) hope”

Can you guess the meaning of “hope against (all) hope” 당신은 “hope against (all) hope” 가 무슨 의미인지 아시겠어요?  ANSWER (답): – to have hope even when the situation appears to be hopeless [ 희망에 어긋나다 ] SAMPLE SENTENCE (샘플 문장): “There is little point in hoping against hope, except that it makes you feel better.” SOURCE […]

Idiom of the Week (금주의 숙어): start (off) with a clean slate

Can you guess the meaning of “start (off) with a clean slate” 당신은 “start (off) with a clean slate” 가 무슨 의미인지 아시겠어요?  Answer (답): – to start (something) again with a fresh beginning, especially unencumbered by mistakes or regrets from the past. [새출발하다]   Sample Sentence (샘플 문장): “I know things have not been great […]

Idiom of the Week (금주의 숙어): (as) happy as a pig in clover

Can you guess the meaning of “(as) happy as a pig in clover” 당신은 “(as) happy as a pig in clover” 가 무슨 의미인지 아시겠어요?  Answer (답): – very happy and contented in one’s situation. [만족한]   Sample Sentence (샘플 문장): “Johnny loves politics, so he’s as happy as a pig in clover at this convention.”   […]

Idiom of the Week (금주의 숙어): A change is as good as a rest

Can you guess the meaning of “a change is as good as a rest” 당신은 “a change is as good as a rest” 가 무슨 의미인지 아시겠어요? Answer (답): – a change in one’s work can be as beneficial and revitalizing as taking a break. [변화는 휴식과 같다] Sample Sentence (샘플 문장): “I’m hoping that starting on […]

IDIOM OF THE WEEK (금주의 숙어): A BREATH OF FRESH AIR

CAN YOU GUESS THE MEANING OF “A BREATH OF FRESH AIR” 당신은 “A BREATH OF FRESH AIR” 가 무슨 의미인지 아시겠어요? ANSWER (답): – someone or something that is new and different and makes everything seem more exciting [신규]     SAMPLE SENTENCE (샘플 문장): “Angela’s so cheerful and lively – she’s like a breath of fresh air when she […]

IDIOM OF THE WEEK (금주의 숙어): YEAR IN, YEAR OUT

CAN YOU GUESS THE MEANING OF  “YEAR IN, YEAR OUT”  당신은 “YEAR IN, YEAR OUT”가 무슨 의미인지 아시겠어요? ANSWER (답): – every year; year after year. [매년] SAMPLE SENTENCE (샘플 문장): “We do the same old things year in, year out. Let’s start some new traditions this year!” SOURCE ***DISCLAIMER: THE IAMDOUZONE BLOG DOESN’T OWN ANY OF THE PICTURES, VIDEOS, ARTICLES […]