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INTRODUCTION
Becky: Expressions Mainly Said by Men
Becky: Hi everyone, and welcome back to KoreanClass101.com. I'm Becky.
Jaehwi: And I'm Jaehwi!
Becky: This is Must-Know Korean Slang Words &Phrases, Season 1, Lesson 10. In this lesson, you'll learn Expressions Mainly Said by Men.
Becky: Don't be surprised if you hear a woman using these.
Jaehwi: Some young women use these expressions among friends while joking around.
SLANG EXPRESSIONS
Becky: The expressions you'll be learning in this lesson are:
Jaehwi: 쩐
Jaehwi: 꿀벅지
Jaehwi: 끝판왕
Jaehwi: 느님
Becky: Jaehwi, what's our first expression?
Jaehwi: 쩐
Becky: literally meaning "coin." But when it's used as a slang expression, it means "money."
Jaehwi: [SLOW] 쩐 [NORMAL] 쩐
Becky: Listeners, please repeat.
Jaehwi: 쩐
[pause - 5 sec.]
Becky: Use this slang expression to refer to money.
Becky: Let's hear an example sentence.
Jaehwi: [NORMAL] 지금은 쩐이 없어서 놀러 못가. [SLOW] 지금은 쩐이 없어서 놀러 못가.
Becky: "I don't have money so I cannot go and hang out."
Jaehwi: [NORMAL] 지금은 쩐이 없어서 놀러 못가.
Becky: Okay, what's the next expression?
Jaehwi: 꿀벅지
Becky: literally meaning "honey thighs." But when it's used as a slang expression, it means "sexy thighs."
Jaehwi: [SLOW] 꿀벅지 [NORMAL] 꿀벅지
Becky: Listeners, please repeat.
Jaehwi: 꿀벅지
[pause - 5 sec.]
Becky: Use this slang expression when describing one's thighs as sexy and healthy.
Becky: Now let's hear an example sentence.
Jaehwi: [NORMAL] 내 여자친구가 꿀벅지를 만들려고 열심히 운동하고 있어! [SLOW] 내 여자친구가 꿀벅지를 만들려고 열심히 운동하고 있어!
Becky: "My girlfriend’s exercising hard to make her thighs sexy and muscular."
Jaehwi: [NORMAL] 내 여자친구가 꿀벅지를 만들려고 열심히 운동하고 있어!
Becky: Okay, what's our next expression?
Jaehwi: 끝판왕
Becky: literally meaning "last stage king" or “king of the last stage.” As a slang expression, it means “best” or “worst.”
Jaehwi: [SLOW] 끝판왕 [NORMAL] 끝판왕
Becky: Listeners, please repeat.
Jaehwi: 끝판왕
[pause - 5 sec.]
Becky: Use this slang expression when describing something as either the best or worst.
Becky: Let's hear an example sentence.
Jaehwi: [NORMAL] 한국 여행의 끝판왕은 쇼핑이야. [SLOW] 한국 여행의 끝판왕은 쇼핑이야.
Becky: "Shopping is the best part of traveling in Korea."
Jaehwi: [NORMAL] 한국 여행의 끝판왕은 쇼핑이야.
Becky: Okay, what's the last expression?
Jaehwi: 느님
Becky: literally meaning "God.” This word is from the Korean word…
Jaehwi: 하느님 (haneunim)
Becky: which also means "God." You can attach this word to a person's name to show your respect for him or her. It can be translated as "Almighty."
Jaehwi: [SLOW] 느님 [NORMAL] 느님
Becky: Listeners, please repeat.
Jaehwi: 느님
[pause - 5 sec.]
Becky: Use this slang expression when showing your respect for someone or something.
Becky: Now let's hear an example sentence.
Jaehwi: [NORMAL] 아무나 느님이라고 부르지 마. [SLOW] 아무나 느님이라고 부르지 마.
Becky: "Don't show your respect to everyone."
Jaehwi: [NORMAL] 아무나 느님이라고 부르지 마.
QUIZ
Becky: Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the expressions you just learned? I'll describe four situations, and you'll choose the right expression to use in your reply. Are you ready?
Becky: Your female friend exercises a lot to have muscular and sexy thighs. Which slang word can you use?
Jaehwi: 꿀벅지
Becky: "sexy thighs"
Becky: You’re out of money. Which slang word can you use in the situation to say you don’t have any money?
Jaehwi: 쩐
Becky: "money"
Becky: You want to show your respect. Which slang word can you attach to the person’s name?
Jaehwi: 느님
Becky: "Almighty.”
Becky: You found something that’s the best of the best. Which word can you use to describe it?
Jaehwi: 끝판왕
Becky: “best” or “worst.”

Outro

Becky: There you have it; you have mastered four Korean Slang Expressions! We have more vocab lists available at KoreanClass101.com so be sure to check them out. Thanks, everyone, and see you next time!
Jaehwi: 안녕히 계세요 (annyeonghi gyeseyo).

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