Interlude: Set me free

English translation and Korean lesson with the lyrics of Interlude: Set me free by Agust D (Suga of BTS), from the 2020 album D-2.


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Set me free

내 마음대로 안될 다 알면서

knowing full well it won’t go the way I want.

내 = I, me, my

마음 = heart, mind (in the metaphorical, not the anatomical sense)

-대로 = according to X, in the manner of X (마음대로)

안 = to not do X (X being the accompany verb, adjective)

되다 = to become

것 = a thing

다 = all, everything, everyone

알다 = to know

-면서 / -으면서 = while X (알면서)


Set me free

그게 내 맘이 아니란 걸 알면서

knowing that that’s not what I want.

그 = that, those

게 = a thing

맘 = one’s heart, mind (shortened form of 마음)

아니다 = to not be X (X being the preceding noun)


Set me free

자유롭게 허공에 떠있네

I’m floating freely in mid-air.

나 = I, me

자유롭다 = to be free

-게 = turns an adjective into an adverb. IE: “free” becomes “freely” (자우롭게)

허공 = empty air, a voice

-에 = at, in, on X (허공에)

뜨다 = to float

-네 = adds a nuance of surprise or amazement (떠있네)


Set me free

요즘 기분이 왜인지 꿀꿀해

Lately, my feelings are in a funk for some reason.

요즘 = lately, these days

기분 = one’s feelings

왜인지 = for some reason, for unknown reasons

꿀꿀하다 = to be blue, in a funkl


내 하루는 바닥에서 기고

My days are crawling on the ground, and

하루 = a day

바닥 = the floor

-에서 = in X, from X (바닥에서)

기다 = to crawl

-고 = X and (기고)


또 하루는 창공에서 나네

then sometimes they’re flying in blue skies.

또 = plus, what’s more, too

창공 = blue sky

날다 = to fly


왜 왜

Why? Why?

왜 = why


Set me free

내 마음대로 안될 걸 다 알면서

knowing full well it won’t go the way I want.

Set me free

그게 내 맘이 아니란 걸 알면서

knowing that that’s not what I want.

Set me free

Set me free

Set me free

Set me free

Set me free


Agust D Interlude: Set me free lyrics English