HanjaWatch: 過 (to be past, in excess of, beyond)


過 – to be past, in excess of, beyond

pronounced 과

과식 – overeating
과음 – binge drinking
과거 – the past
과거장 – an obituary

과분 [하다] – to be too much for, exhausting, undeserved
과로 [되다] – to be overworked


태국에는 음식이 싸기  때문에 과식을 하는것이 너무 쉬어요.
Because in Thailand food is cheap it’s very easy to overeat.

전 대통령의 과거장을 읽으니까?
Did you read the former president’s obituary?

한국친구가 저에게 영국에는 과음 문화가 있냐고 했어요.
My Korean friend asked me if the UK has a binge drinking culture.

우리 부모님이 과거의 생활이 더 좋았다고 자주 말해요.
Our parents often say that life was better in the past.

제가 아는 모든 한국 사람들이 과로된  것  같아요.
It seems as though all the Koreans I know are overworked.

마라톤은 저에게 너무 과분한 운동이에요.
Marathons are too much for me.