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Top 100 Easy Korean Phrases that you need to know… Part 9! (Read Part 8 here) Classes skip them. Books skip them. But you WILL hear them in dramas. You will hear them in real life. So, that’s why you’re learning them here.
Write them down on flashcards, review and say them out loud. Speaking Korean is easy when you have set phrases that you can use anytime. Here we go with the phrases!
Tip: Read the English versions and practice saying them quickly. Once they’re in your head, say them out at the next occasion without stopping to think.
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Easy Korean phrases. Part 9.
81. Do you have some free time?
- 시간… 있어요?
- Sigan… isseoyo?
Want to ask someone out? Or just hang out with them? This is a great Korean phrases for friends and lovers alike.
82. Do you have a boyfriend?
- 남자친구 있어요?
- Namjachingu isseoyo?
Now, this is definitely a useful phrase. You like a girl. Does she have a boyfriend? Before you make your move, you want to make sure. Use this to ask!
83. I quit smoking!
- 나 담배 끊었어!
- Na dambae kkeuneosseo!
Korea has a ton of smokers, like Japan! I don’t know what they’re all so stressed about. However, quitting smoking – anywhere you are in the world – is a great accomplishment. Great phrase to use for friends. You quitter.
84. Let’s take a picture!
- 사진 찍자!
- Sajin jjikja!
Good Korean phrase for both friends and lovers! Sometimes you want a picture with your friend. And sometimes you want one with a special person! Use this how you wish.
85. I don’t want to go.
Don’t want to go back to school? Or don’t want to go out? Well, the bed is quite nice and warm. This is an absolute MUST for any LAZY Korean learner. Memorize this!
86. I have a stomachache.
- 배 아파.
- Bae apa.
Maybe you ate too much kimchi. Or maybe to much cake at Holly’s cafe shop. Either way, complaining is common in any language and Korean is no different. I should make a whole article about complaint phrases, huh!?
87. I’m upset!
- 기분 나빠!
- Gibun nappa!
It’s good to talk about your feelings. And you should learn how to do that in Korean. So, if you’re not particularly happy, tell everyone that you’re upset. (Don’t forget to say why.)
88. I’m heartbroken.
- 마음이 아파요.
- Maeum-i apayo.
Great drama phrase. And great phrase for dramatic, heartbroken people. Did you break up or lose a love? Want to talk about it in Korean? Memorize this line.
89. What kinds of books do you read?
- 우와… 무슨 책 읽어요?
- Museun chaek ilgeoyo?
Yes, books still exist and they’re spectacular. If you’re on a date and you want to check that your date is not… stupid… you should ask this. Or, also good for new friends. What of books do you read? Leave a comment!
90. Why are you lying?
- 왜 거짓말을 해?
- Oe geojinmareul hae?
You’ll learn this phrase mostly in Korean dramas. There’s always lying and love and lying and drama… and lying and heartbreak. And overall, it’s good to ask someone directly!
Very few can answer this question well. Use this line with liars!
91. Stop nagging me!
- 잔소리 하지마!
- Jansori hajima!
This is for the annoying people in your life. How do you tell someone to “F Off” in Korean… but nicely? Use this.
92. Does this make me look fat?
- 이거 입으니까 뚱뚱해 보여?
- Igeo ibeunikka ttungttunghae boyeo?
Perfect question for girls to use. Use this line on any guy and they will STRUGGLE to answer. The answer is DEFINITELY “YES” but they don’t want it admit it.
93. Please don’t leave me.
- 제발 날 떠나지마.
- Jebal nal tteonajima.
Nice one for lovers and hopeless romantics. Oh, and those that are afraid to be by themselves. You’ll hear this line in Korean dramas a lot! And don’t leave Linguajunkie.com! We love you!
94. Everything will be alright.
- 다 괜찮을 거야.
- Da gwaenchaneul geoya.
Failing a test. Breaking up. Spilling coffee on a white shirt. Missing a K-Pop concert. Don’t worry, it will pass and you will feel better eventually. Good phrase to cheer someone up.
95. Like a fool, I only think of you.
- 바보처럼 너만 생각해.
- Babocheoreom neoman saenggakhae.
Ah, of course, a romantic drama phrase. This has to be included. So, who are you thinking of all the time? You should go after them and don’t give up so easily! Don’t give up – you’ll learn this phrase next!
96. Don’t give up so easily.
- 그렇게 쉽게 포기하지 마세요.
- Geureoke shipge pogihaji maseyo.
Actually, this is perfect for Korean learners. Language learners, in general, give up quite easily. So here’s the best advice I can ever give you. Don’t give up so easily…. in Korean!
97. Are you okay?
Does your friend seem down? Did they get hit in the face by some kimchi? Or slip on a banana peel? Either way, it’s your duty to check on their well being. VERY EASY KOREAN phrase and super important to know.
98. Have you gained weight recently?
- 요새 살쪘어?
- Yosae saljjyeosseo?
Now, this one might be offensive depending on who you ask. Ask a girl and you’ll get a slap across the face! Or you might annoy her! Like I said, you ARE learning annoying phrases here.
99. I’ll be there as soon as possible.
- 가능한 한 빨리.
- Ganeunghan han ppalli.
Perfect phrase for meeting friends. Imagine… you’re late, you’ve missed the train. Let your friends know that you’re indeed coming as soon as possible.
100. What do you think?
- 어떻게 생각하세요?
- Eotteoke saenggakaseyo?
Now this is good to keep any conversation going. You use it in English right? Good to know for Koran. Ask them what they think. Another good phrase to know.
So, junkie! Eotteoke saenggakaseyo? (Meaning – what do you think?)
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