Expression of the Week
|Lina:||형사과장이 왜 그런 거짓발표를 한 걸까.|
Why did the chief give such a false statement?
|Dae-cheol:||뻔한 거 아니야.|
Isn’t it obvious.
배후에 큰 덩어리가 움직인 거야.
There was something big moving behind the scenes.
뻔한 거 아니야 (Isn’t it obvious)
뻔하다 – (adj) evident; palpable; plain
Casual – 뻔한 거 아니야
Semi-polite – 뻔한 거 아니에요
Polite – 뻔한 거 아닙니까
>>[뻔하다] a situation or circumstances being so clear and apparent as to be understood even without careful consideration
Ex) 뻔한 거짓말 = obvious lie
>> common idiom with [뻔하다] = 불(을) 보듯 뻔하다
= be obvious [bright] as if seeing a fire which means “to be sure without a doubt”