강추

Roughly equivalent to the English “it rocks,” This expression is an abbreviation of gangryok chucheon (강력추천), meaning to strongly recommend something, gangchu started online in internet chat rooms by young people, but is now used in everyday conversations. Similar to “It’s the shit!”

it rocks; two thumbs up

‘강력추천’이라는 단어의 줄임말로서, 무언가를 강력하게 추천하는 것을 의미한다. 강추는 온라인상 인터넷 채팅에서 종종 사용된다.

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Make good use of this to get your slang down and keep it in hand to share with your class, your club, your circle, your set! 

 

 

Story Time

 무엇을 볼까 . . . 
MinShik뭘 볼까? 니가 골라.
JiTae어, 올드보이네 . . . 나 아직 못봤는데.
MinShik뭐? 아직도 못봤다고? 말도안돼 . . . 꼭봐야지. 강추야 강추.
 What to See … 
민식What should we watch? You choose. 
지태Oh, they have Old Boy … I haven’t seen it yet. 
민식What? You haven’t seen it yet? You’re kidding … you have to see it. Gangchuya! It rocks! 

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Quote of the Day

“대박! 매드맥스은 신이다! 강추”

“Epic! Mad Max is a god! It’s totally rad!” ~ said everybody who ever saw it

Antonym: 비추 [bi-chu] not recommended; “it’s shit!”

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