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‘Netflix and Chill’ in Korean: How To Say The Suggestive Phrase in Korean

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Netflix and Chill in Korean

Beeline Language Korean is all about learning the Korean language and culture. In our previous lessons, we have learned many different slangs like 품절남, 멘붕 and 솔까말.  Also, we have covered a lot of words that would be used by young Korean generations today. In the previous lessons, you have learned how to say different colors in Korean. Also, you have been introduced to modern day Korean slangs, mostly the language that new generation of Koreans use in Korea these days. In the continuum of that, we will learn how to say the equivalent of ‘Netflix and Chill’ in Korean!



What Phrase is Equivalent To ‘Netflix and Chill’ In Korean?

Now, we all know that when your date invites you over to ‘Netflix and chill’, we know what that is referenced to : a romantic and intimate date together. Yes, in Korea, we would say 라면 먹고 갈래? [ra-myeon muk-go gal-lae]? This directly translates to ‘Would you like to come in and eat some Ramen Soup?’ However, we all know that this phrase suggests the underlining innuendo of private romantic time.

Sample Sentences Using The Suggestive Phrases in Korean

잠깐 집에 들어와서 라면 먹고 갈래? [jam-ggan jib-ae deul-eo-wah-seo ra-myeon-muk-go gal-lae]?

Would you like to come in to the house for a bit and have some Ramen noodle soup?


Where Did This Phrase Originate From?

You may wonder now why the Korean phrase, 라면먹고 갈래 is similar to ‘Netflix and chill’ in English. The literal meanings are not the same, but the underlining agenda are the same – it is to get your date alone at home, to create some romantic mood for you and your loved one. The famous quote is from a movie called ‘One Fine Spring Day’ (2001), where a female lead character is inviting the male lead character to her apartment, asking if she could prepare a ramen soup for him at the end of a date, thus suggesting more private time together. Ever since this movie became a huge hit in Korea, a lot of people have used the phrase ‘라면 먹고 갈래?’ as the underlining invitation to spend some private romantic time together.

Now that you have learned how to say ‘Netflix and Chill’ in Korean, you may use this phrase to your loved ones – They may understand if they are Korean!

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