Expressions #5: Liver, Gallbladder, Insides

41-clothes-wings 42-ugly-sin 43-con-artist 44-fearless-liver 45-cowardly-gallbladder 46-flip-flopper 47-man-bear-mouth 48-flattered 49-got-the-jitters 50-hidden-criticism

  • Liver: Koreans think of the liver as a symbol of courage and vitality, the most important part of the body. In many legends, monsters only eat the livers of their victims.
  • Gallbladder: The gallbladder is also a symbol of courage. Bigger is courageous, smaller is timid.

**These expressions are from How Koreans Talk: A Collection of Expressions.For more in-depth explanations, buy the book.

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