빼다 Has Multiple Meanings

What meaning do you associate with the Korean verb 빼다? Here are some of its diverse meanings.


Many Korean verbs have multiple meanings and usages, and 빼다 is no exception. In this video lesson by Talk To Me In Korean, you can learn how to use 빼다 in various contexts through realistic sample sentences.

Examples:

주머니에서 손을 빼다 to take your hands out of your pockets
책꽂이에서 책을 빼다 to take a book off the shelf
빨리 차를 빼요. Hurry up and move your car.
주머니에서 손을 뺐어요. I took my hands out of my pockets.

쇼핑 목록에서 과자를 빼다 to take snacks off the shopping list
모임에서 그 사람을 빼다to remove that person from the gathering
5에서 3을 빼면 2예요. 5 minus 3 equals 2.
이 사람은 뺄까요? Should we take this person off?
이것만 빼고 계산해 주세요. Please take this one off the tab.

살을 빼다 to lose weight
열심히 운동해서 살을 뺐어요. I lost weight by exercising diligently.
살 빼지 마세요. Don’t lose weight.


 

빼다 Has Multiple Meanings