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LEVEL 9 LESSON 21
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This is an Advanced Idiomatic Expressions lesson related to 생각, “thought” or “idea”. In order to fully understand and use the expressions introduced in this series, it is essential that you under
stand the grammatical structure of the sentences. When you come across a grammar point that you are unfamiliar with, please go back and review the related TTMIK lessons.
생각 = thought, idea
1. 생각이 다르다 = to have different opinions(다르다 = to be different)→ Literally translated, it would mean “the thought is different”, but the actual meaning is that you have an opinion that is different from another person’s opinion. Ex) 저는 그 문제에 대해서는 생각이 좀 달라요.= About that matter, I have a different opinion. 2. 생각이 없다 = to not feel like eating/drinking→ Literally this would mean that you don’t have an idea or that you do not think much about something, but in the actual usage, it means that you are not hungry or thirsty so you do not feel like eating or drinking. Ex) 저는 아침을 늦게 먹어서 점심 생각이 없어요. = I had a late breakfast, so I don’t feel like having lunch (now). 3. 생각에 잠기다 = to be lost in thought → 잠기다 literally means “to be submerged” or “to be flooded”, so if you say that you are