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갈수록 태산

Something becomes even worse as time passes

산 넘어 산

Obstacle after obstacle

티끌 모아 태산

Every little makes large amounts

싼 게 비지덕

You get what you pay for

The cheaper it is, you pay the price

우물 안 개구리

A man of narrow views

뀡 대시 닭

When you cannot find the right thing, replace with something similar

식은 죽 먹기

Easy job

워서 떡 먹기

Easy job

땅 짚고 헤엄치기

Easy job

하늘의 별 따기

Impossible job

밑 빠진 독에 물 붓기

Useless job

가는 말이 고와야 오는 말이 곱다

If you want to hear nice words, you should say nice words

세 살 보릇 여든까지 간다

Old habits last a lifetime

발 없는 말이 천 리를 간다

Bad news travels fast

말 한 마디로 천 냥 빚 갚는다

A soft answer turns away wrath

백지장도 맞들면 낫다

Many hands make light work

되로 주고 말로 받는다

Careless behaviour may bring serious result

등잔 밑이 어둡다

Something near to you can be the hardest to recognise

개천에서 용 난다

A great man is born in a difficult situation

소 잃고 외양간 고친다

It's too late to regret after something has already happened

호랑이도 제 말 하면 온다

Speak of the devil

서당 개 삼 년이면 풍월을 옲는다

An inexperienced person may become knowledgeable after years of experience in the area

종로에서 뺨 맞고 한강에서 화풀이한다

A person expresses their anger to a third person