"a late learner" (owing to economic hardships, etc.)
a competition (through tests)
pain; agony; torment
to be admirable; to be praiseworthy; to be commendable (used when adult commends children or youths for good deeds)
night; "deep night"
final(ly); last(ly) (-으로)
regulation; control; restriction (-하다)
private education; private extra curriculum; private tutoring
prestige; prestigious; "a gate with a name"
a small gift; "small token of appreciation"
common people; working-class people; hatless peasants; "commoners" "poor, smelly, Irish unfortunates"
a foreign language high school (short form of 외국어 고등학교)
to be useful; to be helpful; to be valuable
enforcement; implementation (-하다/되다)
existence; presence (-하다)
rejection; refusal (-하다)
practice; custom; convention; norm
full-scale; full-blown; full-fledged; real; genuine
to be disadvantageous
to refuse; to reject
to be obvious; to be certain; to be clear; to be self-explanatory
a school GPA; a school record
display (of one's skill, talent, ability); exhibition (-하다)
to be wise; to be sensible
(deep) resentment; sorrow; regret
in vain; uselessly; for no (good) reason
to hesitate; to be hesitant
academic learning; (one's) academic studies