Menu Content

My Golden Life (9) 됐습니다

#Drama Lines l 2019-05-13

Expression of the Week

Work colleague: 아니, 소주를 잔도 없이? 

You’re drinking soju without a glass?

잔 여기 있어요.

Here’s one. 

Choi Do-kyung: 됐습니다. 

It’s alright.

됐습니다 (It’s alright)

되다 – v. to be completed; be finished or to work or go well

Casual – 됐어

Semi-polite – 됐어요

Polite – 됐습니다

>>”됐습니다” is an inflection of the verb “되다” which means to be completed or finished. 

>>As such, ”됐습니다” is an expression that is used to politely decline an offer similar to the colloquial expression “I’m good” as it means “Everything is going well.” 

>>In the dialogue, the work colleague is offering Choi Do-kyung a glass ‘잔’ to drink his soju from to which Choi Do-kyung is politely declining with the expression “됐습니다.”

Editor's Pick


This website uses cookies and other technology to enhance quality of service. Continuous usage of the website will be considered as giving consent to the application of such technology and the policy of KBS. For further details >