Advanced Idiomatic Expressions / 손 (Hand)
-아/어/여 버리다 / completed action
Advanced Situational Expressions: When You Are Unhappy
-고 말다 / (unintended) completed action
Advanced Situational Expressions: When you are worried
Advanced Idiomatic Expressions – 발 (foot)
Word Builder 18 / 비 (非)
Advanced Situational Expressions: Asking a favor
-(으)ㅁ / simplifying a sentence ending
Sentence Building Drill 15
Advanced Idiomatic Expressions – 마음 (mind, heart)
-아/어/여 보이다 / looks like, seems like
Word Builder 19 / 신 (新)
Advanced Situational Expressions: 후회할 때
Advanced Idiomatic Expressions – 기분 (feeling)
-(으)ㄹ 테니(까) / in return for, since it will be ...
-(으/느)ㄴ 이상 / as long as, since
-(으)ㄹ까 보다 / expressing concern or reason for a decision
Advanced Situational Expressions: 오랜만에 만났을 때
Sentence Building Drill 16
Advanced Idiomatic Expressions – 생각 (thought, idea)
Word builder 20 / 시 (示, 視)
-(으)면서 / while
-(ㄴ/는)다면서(요), -(이)라면서(요) / didn't you say ...
Advanced Situational Expressions: 길을 물어볼 때
Advanced Idiomatic Expressions – 시간 (time)
-더니 / this happened and then that happened
-(으)ㄹ 바에 / might as well, I would rather
Advanced Situational Expressions: 차가 막힐 때
Sentence Building Drill 17
Welcome to another lesson in the Advanced Situational Expressions series. Throughout this series, we take a look at common situations and some of the advanced expressions you can use in each of them. In this lesson, we will introduce various expressions that are related to regretting something or being regretful.
1. 후회가 돼요.
= I regret it.
2. 후회가 막심해요.
= I deeply regret it.
3. 어렸을 때 더 많이 놀지 않은 게 후회가 돼요.
= I regret not having played enough when I was little.
4. 그 이야기를 꺼낸 것 자체가 후회스러워요.
= I regret the fact that I even brought that up.
5. 말하지 말았어야 했어요.
= I shouldn’t have told them.
6. 이거 괜히 샀어요.
= I shouldn’t have bought it.
(괜히 = in vain, uselessly)
7. 오지 말 걸 그랬어요.
= I shouldn’t have come here.
8. 좀 더 일찍 도착했더라면 좋았을 텐데요.
= It would have been nice if we’d arrived a little earlier.
9. 그냥 우리끼리 하는 게 나을 뻔 했어요.
= It might have been better to just do it by ourselves.
10. 그래서 후회 중이에요.
= Therefore, I’m regretting it now.
11. 원래 그럴 생각은 없었어요.
= I didn’t intend to do it.
12. 지금 와서 생각해 보면, 제가 그때 왜 그랬나 싶어요.
= Looking back now, I wonder why I did that back then.