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Translation of "Pledge"

I have to write a text in Korean. In this text I must have a "Pledge" section where I must promise that I take full responsibility for what is presented in this text, however I don't know ...
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밭인 and 주장 meaning

The sentence is: 너한테 필요한 건 키만 크고 얼굴이 여드름 밭인 농구부 주장이 아니야. According to Naver 밭이다 means to be filtered? Which doesn't really make sense? Or is it like his face was a field of acne? 주장 also means like, ...
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How do you say 'unity in variety' in Korean?

Is there a exact translation for this term?
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Can some help me translate this into Korean, please?

“Don't make a hasty movement. Be like a mountain. Move silently and cautiously.” It’s by Yi Sun Shin, one of Korea’s greats. Thank you.
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How can I translate 신화 향유집단 to English?

I'm translating a research paper about 설문대할망 and I encountered this term. I think it means "people who enjoy mythology" but it doesn't sound natural when I translate it like that. Is there a specific ...
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What are some language exchange phrases?

What are some good resources for learning phrases for a language exchange? Where should I start?
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Social media related vocabulary

How can we say the verb 'post,' as in 'I posted this on Instagram?' Similarly, what is the noun used for 'post,' as in 'I saw your Facebook post?'
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How do I say “Please do not add too much oil” in Korean?

I plan to visit a Korean restaurant and would like to avoid eating oily foods. Can someone please tell me how to ask the waiter to not add too much oil to the foods?
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How do you say, "How do you say ...?"

What are some good questions that I can use as a Korean leaner to help expand my Korean vocabulary? In particular, how do I ask someone how to say an English word or phrase in Korean? Examples (and ...
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How to say "Do you know me"?

Hello everyone I new here in the language korean I would like know if this way is correct say "Do you know me " in korean I alway say this way "no na ara" 너, 나 알아? someone that speak korean or a ...
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What is "Will you be my homecoming date?" in Korean?

Homecoming is coming up at my high school and my crush is a language fanatic, so it would be cool if I could have a poster asking "Will you be my homecoming date?" in Korean.
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How to say "live your truth" in Korean?

I am looking for a motivational phrase / motto that conveys something along the lines of "live authentically" to native Korean speakers. Edit: The connotation I wish to convey is the idea of living ...
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When would I use the following interrogatives of quantity: 몇, 얼마나 and 얼마?

I'm a French really really beginner Korean learner, but I'm trying to add more content to the French Korean wikibook. At this point, I'm working on the interrogative words, but I find the question ...
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What is the appropriate way to ask for a spot while weightlifting?

Let's say this is for benchpressing. How would I ask someone at the gym if they wouldn't mind spotting me for a set? Also, is this common and/or appropriate?
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How would you say "let's" in Korean?

I wanted to translate the following sentence: Let's make a website for remote sensing and photogrammetry real. A native Korean sent me the following information: Korean has two informal ...
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How to translate 'a fun little distraction'?

How do I translate this phrase into Korean? This mobile game not anything big, just a fun little distraction to pass your time on the subway. Google translate shows that this is 이 모바일 ...
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Responding to unfortunate news in Korean

When I lived in Korea, a lady told me her mother had died a few days before. Being very new to the country and language, I told her "죄송합니다." This works in English to say "I'm sorry" in such a ...
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Is there any equivalent proverb for "Slow and steady wins the race"?

From the famous story of the race between Hare and Tortoise we learn many things one of which is the moral. Slow and steady wins the race Are there any equivalent proverbs/sayings to deal with ...
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Korean sentence ending that implies "Be careful! <X> might happen"?

I would like to express "Be careful. < Something > might happen" in Korean. Is there a sentence ending or any special construct in Korean grammar that implies this? I am sorry if the question ...
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How can I say skinned alive in Korean?

I am looking for a Korean equivalent of the expression in this sentence: "He'll skin me alive if he finds out I'm playing games in the class" or "I'll get skinned if he finds out I'm playing games ...
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Words or phrases which reflect gender stereotype about driving

In general, the prejudice that women can't drive well is common. Are there single words or phrases belittling female drivers in Korean?
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Is there a single word or phrase for "logical thinking capacity"?

Is there a single word or phrase in Korean that means logical thinking capacity? For example, I could like to say "He has a strong capacity of logical thinking" ___이 강하다.
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