Korean LanguageVocabulary

Idiom #2 – Five Idioms by Arisongari

Following are five Idioms that are common to use in everyday conversation. The content was prepared by Arisongari Team.

1.  한눈팔다
마땅히 볼 데를 보지 아니하고 딴 데를 보다.

Looking other place Instead of looking at where she has to.

2. 귀가 얇다
남의 말을 쉽게 받아들인다.

Easily understand on what other says.

3. 눈에 불을 켜다
1. 몹시 욕심을 내거나 관심을 기울이다. 2. 화가 나서 눈을 부릅뜨다.

1. Highly passionate or have a big interest. 2. He is glaring fiercely bcz he is angry.

4. 발목 잡다
1. 어떤 일에 꽉 잡혀서 벗어나지 못하다. 2. 남의 어떤 약점을 잡다.

1. the rest of the work are stopped if someone is not doing what he has to.
2. Seize somebody’s weakness.

5. 발이 넓다
사귀어 아는 사람이 많아 활동하는 범위가 넓다.

You have many friends or acquaintance.

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