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Katie Brown

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2020.02.20 12:07
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ENGLISH PHRASE A DAY
American English Phrases

“Low-key”
(남몰래)

This means secretly, or is like saying “don’t tell any one”. Can also replace the word “kinda”.
It can also mean quiet, modest, or unassuming.

- “I’m ordering the salad, but I low-key want to eat that entire chocolate cake...”

- “You know what? I think I low-key hate her...”

- “Their wedding was really low-key. Only 25 people were invited.”
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  • Finger Park 2020.02.20 12:11

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    Thank you very much!!
  • pOq 2020.02.20 12:11

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    👍👍👍 I lowkey threw away a ciggy on the street.
  • hello 2020.02.20 12:14

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    Do people use high-key as counter part of this low-key??
  • Katie Brown 2020.02.20 12:15

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    @hello yes they do! I don’t hear it being said as often, though.
  • Katie Brown 2020.02.20 12:15

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    @Finger Park you’re welcome!
  • Katie Brown 2020.02.20 12:16

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    @pOq good use of the word!
  • hello 2020.02.20 12:16

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    @Katie Brown thanks! Your contents are so good!
  • Katie Brown 2020.02.20 12:17

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    @hello thank you!
  • 잠탱이 2020.02.20 12:41

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    thank u Katie Brown👍👍👍
  • Wongab 2020.02.20 12:59

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    Thank you very much😁👍👍👍
  • Katie Brown 2020.02.20 13:06

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    @잠탱이 sounds really good!
  • Katie Brown 2020.02.20 13:06

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    @잠탱이 👌
  • 잠탱이 2020.02.20 13:10

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    🎶🎶🎶✌🎶🎶🎶 hahahahahahahaha
  • Albert 2020.02.20 23:14

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    Does low-key work as adverb in the sentence??
  • Katie Brown 2020.02.20 23:23

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    @Albert it could be both an adverb and an adjective depending on how it is used.

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