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    #1

    cord or code?

    Some Koreans say to their spouse "I can' live with you as we don't have same cord(code)" or about their coworkers ""I can' work with him or her(I'm incompatible with him or her) as we have different cords(codes)"

    I'm curious if Koreans misuse cord or code. What do you think?
    Last edited by keannu; 10-Aug-2015 at 04:53.

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    #2

    Re: cord or code?

    I would use codes.

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    #3

    Re: cord or code?

    Do Americans use similar phrase?

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    #4

    Re: cord or code?

    Not really.

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    #5

    Re: cord or code?

    I'm curious to know how you write "cord" and "code" in Korean(Hangul).
    They are exactly the same in Japanese - they're written as "コード".
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    #6

    Re: cord or code?

    We have the same pronunciation for both same as yours. 코드

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    #7

    Re: cord or code?

    "cord" doesn't make much sense in your context, does it? What do you think?

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    Re: cord or code?

    Do you consider them to be the same words?

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    #9

    Re: cord or code?

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    Do you consider them to be the same words?
    "コード" means different things depending on context, Mike.

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    #10

    Re: cord or code?

    It seems odd to me.

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