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INTRODUCTION
Becky: Expressions About Dating
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 17. In this lesson, you'll learn Expressions About Dating.
Becky: There are different kinds of love. And there are different slang expressions to refer to them!
SLANG EXPRESSIONS
Becky: The expressions you'll be learning in this lesson are:
Jaehwi: 밀당
Jaehwi: 남친
Jaehwi: 썸타다
Jaehwi: 케미
Becky: Jaehwi, what's our first expression?
Jaehwi: 밀당
Becky: It's an abbreviation of the phrase…
Jaehwi: 밀고 당기다 (milgo danggida)
Becky: which means "push and pull." But when it's used as a slang expression, it means "playing hard to get."
Jaehwi: [SLOW] 밀당 [NORMAL] 밀당
Becky: Listeners, please repeat.
Jaehwi: 밀당
[pause - 5 sec.]
Becky: Use this slang expression when someone is playing hard to get in a romantic relationship.
Becky: Now let's hear an example sentence.
Jaehwi: [NORMAL] 밀당하기 싫어. [SLOW] 밀당하기 싫어.
Becky: "I don't want to play hard to get."
Jaehwi: [NORMAL] 밀당하기 싫어.
Becky: Okay, what's the next expression?
Jaehwi: 남친
Becky: This is a slang expression meaning “boyfriend.”
Jaehwi: [SLOW] 남친 [NORMAL] 남친
Becky: Listeners, please repeat.
Jaehwi: 남친
[pause - 5 sec.]
Becky: Use this slang expression when referring to one's boyfriend.
Becky: Now let's hear an example sentence.
Jaehwi: [NORMAL] 내 남친 완전 귀엽지? [SLOW] 내 남친 완전 귀엽지?
Becky: "My boyfriend is really cute, isn't he?"
Jaehwi: [NORMAL] 내 남친 완전 귀엽지?
Becky: Okay, what's our next expression?
Jaehwi: 썸타다
Becky: literally meaning "to ride something.” This is a slang expression which means "to flirt."
Jaehwi: [SLOW] 썸타다 [NORMAL] 썸타다
Becky: Listeners, please repeat.
Jaehwi: 썸타다
[pause - 5 sec.]
Becky: Use this slang expression when referring to the flirting stage before getting into a relationship.
Becky: Now let's hear an example sentence.
Jaehwi: [NORMAL] 그 남자랑 썸타는 중이야. [SLOW] 그 남자랑 썸타는 중이야.
Becky: "I am flirting with the man."
Jaehwi: [NORMAL] 그 남자랑 썸타는 중이야.
Becky: Okay, what's the last expression?
Jaehwi: 케미
Becky: It's an abbreviation of the word…
Jaehwi: 케미스트리 (kemiseuteuri)
Becky: which means "chemistry." When used as a slang expression, it means "chemistry” between two people.
Jaehwi: [SLOW] 케미 [NORMAL] 케미
Becky: Listeners, please repeat.
Jaehwi: 케미
[pause - 5 sec.]
Becky: Use this slang expression when referring to the emotional interaction or relationship between people.
Becky: Now let's hear an example sentence.
Jaehwi: [NORMAL] 영화 남녀 주인공 케미가 좋아. [SLOW] 영화 남녀 주인공 케미가 좋아.
Becky: "There is good chemistry between the movie's main male and female characters."
Jaehwi: [NORMAL] 영화 남녀 주인공 케미가 좋아.
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: You have a boyfriend. Which slang word can you use when introducing him to your friends?
Jaehwi: 남친
Becky: "boyfriend"
Becky: Your friend is playing hard to get. Which slang expression can you use to describe the friend?
Jaehwi: 밀당
Becky: “playing hard to get”
Becky: You feel something special with someone. Which word can you use to describe the chemistry between you and the other?
Jaehwi: 케미
Becky: "chemistry” between two people
Becky: You had a couple of dates but aren’t sure if you want to have a serious relationship yet. Which slang verb can you use to describe the situation?
Jaehwi: 썸타다
Becky: "to flirt”

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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