Expression of the Week

Lina: 근데 그건 왜 물으시죠? But why do you ask? 기소내용엔 전혀 관계가 없는데... It has nothing to do with the contents of the charge…
Hyun-woong: 예전에 제가 복면 연쇄살인사건을 맡은 적이 있었습니다. I was once in charge of a masked serial murder case. 헌데 그걸 다시 자꾸 환기시키는 사건들이 있더라고요. But there are some incidents that brought the case to mind 아무튼 시간 내주셔서 감사합니다. In any case, thank you for your time.

아무튼 (In any case)

아무튼 – (adv.) a commonly used expression in everyday speech meaning “regardless of how something turns out,” “in any case,” “anyway,” “anyhow,” “at any rate” etc.

Short form: 암튼

>> [아무튼] can be used to change the subject of a conversation, and it shows that you are about to talk about something different.

>> similar expressions include 어쨌든, 여하튼, 하여튼