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LEVEL 4 LESSON 7
In this lesson, we are looking at the expression

[gwaen-cha-na-yo].

is very com-

monly used in everyday Korean conversations and can have various meanings.

The basic (and the most widely known) meaning of

is Its okay. or Im okay. Lets look

at some more examples of how can be used.

But before that, let us break down the sentence, .

comes from a much longer sentence that does not necessarily make sense in its entirety.

(gwaen-ha-da) = to be pointless, to be meaningless (This word is almost never used as is.)

--> --> = Its okay.

Present tense = Past tense =

[gwaen-cha-na-yo]
[gwaen-cha-na-sseo-yo] [gwaen-cha-neul geo-ye-yo]

Future tense =

Usages of
1. I am okay. I am alright. Everything is fine.

Ex) (You slip and fall on the ground, and someone asks you if you are alright.) . = Im okay.

2. Dont worry. No worries.

Ex) (Your friend is worrying about something, and you want to tell her not to worry.) . = Dont worry.

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LEVEL 4 LESSON 7
3. Its good.

Ex) (You refer to something as cool good or recommendable.) . = This movie is really good.

4. Im cool. No, thanks.

Ex) (Your friend offers you a drink, and you want to politely refuse it.) . = No, thanks. Im good.

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