IDIOM OF THE WEEK (금주의 숙어): “take a shine to somebody/something”

Can you guess the meaning of “take a shine to somebody/something” 당신은 “take a shine to somebody/something” 가 무슨 의미인지 아시겠어요?  ANSWER (답): – begin to like somebody/something as soon as you see/meet them/it [ 에 (홀딱) 반하다 ] SAMPLE SENTENCE (샘플 문장): “It seems the boss has taken a shine to you, kid. You […]

IDIOM OF THE WEEK (금주의 숙어): “spring up like mushrooms”

Can you guess the meaning of “spring up like mushrooms” 당신은 “spring up like mushrooms” 가 무슨 의미인지 아시겠어요?  ANSWER (답): – To increase in number suddenly and rapidly (as mushrooms often do). [ 버섯이 돋아나다 ] SAMPLE SENTENCE (샘플 문장): “I thought I only had a transmission problem, but other issues with the car […]

IDIOM OF THE WEEK (금주의 숙어): “(one’s) better nature”

Can you guess the meaning of “(one’s) better nature” 당신은 “(one’s) better nature” 가 무슨 의미인지 아시겠어요?  ANSWER (답): – The best aspects of one’s character, especially one’s generosity, magnanimity, mercy, or empathy. [ 더 좋은 성격 (본성) ] SAMPLE SENTENCE (샘플 문장): “I wouldn’t bother trying to appeal to his better nature—the boss doesn’t look […]

IDIOM OF THE WEEK (금주의 숙어): “have the hots for”

Can you guess the meaning of “have the hots for” 당신은 “have the hots for” 가 무슨 의미인지 아시겠어요?  ANSWER (답): – To have a strong sexual attraction to one. [ 욕구 ] SAMPLE SENTENCE (샘플 문장): “I think Jenny has the hots for my brother.” SOURCE ***Disclaimer: The IAMDouzone Blog doesn’t own any of the pictures, […]