장서아: 도대체 뭐 하고들 있다가 대표님 그런 봉변을 당하시게 한 거예요?
Seo-a: What were you doing making Ms. Kim go through such a humiliating experience?
Mr. Gu: 죄송합니다 본부장님. 갑자기 벌어진 일이라...
I’m sorry. It happened so suddenly…
장서아: 아니 갑자기 벌어진 일인데 어떻게 대표님이 자기들보다 빠르냐고요!
Seo-a: How did Ms. Kim react faster if it was so sudden?
김정원: 장서아 본부장, 무슨 일이에요?
Jung-won: Ms. Jang, what’s going on?
장서아: 아닙니다 대표님.
Seo-a: It’s nothing, Ms. Kim.
김정원: 우리 장서아 본부장 또 오버했네. 내 사람들 아무 잘못 없어요.
Jung-won: Ms. Jang, you’re overreacting again. My people did nothing wrong.
Expression of the Week
무슨 일이에요? (what’s going on?)
무슨 – what
일 – matter; affair; a certain situation or fact
Casual – 무슨 일이야?
Semi-polite – 무슨 일이에요?
>> “무슨” is a determiner that is used to ask about something one is not sure of or does not exactly know.
>> You can use the determiner “무슨” to ask a question in various situations such as “무슨 냄새지요?” what is this smell? or “무슨 요일에 만날까요?” what day (of the week) should we meet?
>>”무슨 일이에요” as a question is commonly used to ask the hearer what is going on or if there is something wrong or if there is a problem.