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Difference between formal and Informal

I know Korean has formal and informal ways of speaking, but is there a complete difference between formal and informal speaking or just small differences? Say I was speaking to a person older than ...
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Correct translation for “smoke” that also means “cigarette”

In English, we can use the term "smoke" as a noun to refer to a cigarette. For example: I'd like to have a smoke. (meaning, "I'd like to smoke a cigarette.") Google Translate gives me 담배 as ...
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How to say or suggest in an informal (and possibly rude) way that someone can be disregarded?

Warning: the English language I would like to know of a Korean equivalent for is rude, and contained in the examples below. From this example, we can understand that B wishes to disregard John's ...