Korean | Phrases - Travel | General

General - Essentials

Can you help me, please?
Asking for help
Do you speak English?
Asking if a person speaks English
Do you speak _[language]_?
Asking if a person speaks a certain language
I don't speak_[language]_.
Clarifying that you don't speak a certain language
I don't understand.
Explaining that you don't understand

General - Conversation

Hello!
Standard greeting
Hi!
Informal greeting
Good Morning!
Greeting used in the morning
Good Evening!
Greeting used in the evening
Good Night!
Greeting used when leaving in the evening/night or before going to bed
How are you?
Polite small talk enquiring about the other person's well-being
Good, thank you.
Polite reply to 'How are you?'
What’s your name?
Asking the other person's name
My name is ___.
Telling someone your name
Where are you from?
Asking about someone's origin
I am from___.
Answering about your origin
How old are you?
Asking about someone's age
I am___years old.
Answering about your age
Yes
Positive reply
No
Negative reply
Please
Filler word to add polite touch
Here you go!
Used when giving something to someone
Thank you.
Thanking someone
Thank you very much.
Thanking someone very warmly
You're welcome.
Politely replying to a 'thank you'
I am sorry.
Apologizing for something
Excuse me.
Getting the attention of someone
It's OK.
Replying to an apology if you accept it
No problem.
Replying to an apology if you accept it
Watch out!
Making someone aware of a danger
I am hungry.
Used when feeling hungry
I am thirsty.
Used when feeling thirsty
I am tired.
Used when feeling tired
I am sick.
Used when feeling sick
I don't know.
You don't know the answer to a question
It was nice meeting you.
Polite good-bye phrase after first meeting
Goodbye!
Saying farewell

General - Complaints

I would like to make a complaint.
Polite way of starting your complaint
Who is in charge here?
Finding out who is responsible
This is totally unacceptable!
Strongly expressing your dissatisfaction
I want my money back!
Asking for a refund
We have been waiting for over an hour.
Complaining about long waiting times

General - Swearing

This food tastes like crap!
Rude way of showing displeasure with your food
This drink tastes like piss!
Rude way of showing displeasure with a drink
This place is a shithole!
Rude way of showing displeasure with an establishment
This car is a wreck!
Rude way of showing displeasure with a car
The service sucks!
Rude way of showing displeasure with the service
This is a total rip-off!
Rudely complaining about a high price
That is bullshit!
Rude way of showing disbelief in something someone said
You are a stupid moron!
Insulting a person by criticizing his/her intelligence
You don't know shit!
Insulting a person by criticizing his/her knowledge
Piss off!
Rudely telling a person to leave immediately
Let's settle this outside!
Asking a person to fight outside of an establishment