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23 K-Pop Engrish lyrics that will make you laugh... or facepalm

By Pakman   Monday, December 22, 2014   413,485   22,491   1



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English is not everyone's first language. Still, as it is commonly spoken around the world, there are bound to be tons of "Engrish" errors. The K-Pop world is especially rife with these Engrish mistakes, especially when it comes to lyrics. So just for giggles, what are some of the funniest Engrish lyrics out there?

Check 'em out!

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Super Junior

"Just close your lips. Shut your tongue."

What? How? (3:45 mark, "Mamacita"

"Go kick it in the butt!"

Why do you need to kick anything in anything when you have a gun?! (1:50, "S.P.Y")

"Sexy, free, and single, I'm ready to bingo"

These "naughty naughty" boys really know how to live up that bachelor life. (0:20, "Sexy, Free and Single")


"If you wanna pretty, every wanna pretty!"

So... what's your point? (0:15 mark, "Pretty Girl")

"Time to stop try calculate you making me frustrate"

"Time to stop try calculate you making me frustrate
Is time to just trust fate ya know there's nothing to hesitate
Call me baby, call me honey, call me sweetie, yo!
I'm digging everything I'm sensing from the vibes off you"

"Oh, is this for real?
Take a look at me waiting for you
Waiting for your leading me to love without cliche
Boy oh boy don't you know
Chances pass day by day so stop and enough with the games"

Girl, you making ME frustrate. (2:20, "If You Wanna")


"Everyday I shock! Every night I shock!"

Shock like Pikachu uses electric shock? I can dig that. (1:15, "Shock")

"Make a love baby, just make a love. Feeling in my heart so nice"

You sure that feeling is in your heart? (4:30, "Beautiful")


"Latin girl, Mexican girl, Korean girl, Japan girl"

"Latin girl, Mexican girl, Korean girl, Japan girl"
"Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday"

Rebecca Black, please take the backseat. ZE:A is the first and only master of the weekdays. (0:20 and 0:50, "Mazeltov")


"No one who care about me"

"Careless, careless. Shoot anonymous. Anonymous, heartless, mindless, no one who care about me."

But I care about you? (1:35, "MAMA")

"Roll like a buffalo"

That line is all kinds of swag. (0:30, "Two Moons")


"Give it to my 'Y'. Listen to my 'Y'"

More like, "Y those outfits bro." (0:55, "Y"

Girl's Day

"Hey boy, you make me feel like weak girl!"

"Hey boy, you make me feel like weak girl! Don't worry, baby now I'm falling love with you."

Pro tip: if you make a girl feel weak, she'll fall in love with you. (1:30, "Twinkle Twinkle")

Baek Seung Heon

"Oh my girl, like a my wife, girl let's have a baby"

Sooo that's what he meant by, "Stay by my side 'til the sun rises," hmmm? (2:50, "'Til the Sun Rises")


"You zoom zoom my heart like a rocket."

How does one "zoom zoom" another's heart? (1:20, "Beautiful Target"

"Baby I'm sorry, we got the better."

"Baby I'm sorry, we got the better."
"Baby in a city light, in in in a city love light."

They're apologizing for something, but I'm not sure what. (1:00 and 3:10, "Baby I'm Sorry")


"I call you butterfly"

"We gonna go rocka rocka rocka rocka rocka rocka. So fantastic
Go rocka rocka rocka rocka rocka rocka. So elastic
Fantastic, fantastic, fantastic, fantastic
Elastic, elastic, elastic, elastic"
"I call you butterfly." 

Well, there are worse pet names. (1:15 and 1:50, "Ring Ding Dong")

Teen Top

"Your love plus my love, supa luv"

"Yeah, see what I'm try'na say baby
Is your love plus my love, supa luv
You know you want it, how that sound?"

Who wouldn't say yes to dat flawless logic? (3:00, "Supa Luv")


"I like like this, I like like that, I like this, like that, yeah"

Deep. (10:20, "Roly Poly")


"Don't deny our love is r-squared-pi"

Translation: "Don't deny our love is the area of a circle." (3:00, "0330")


"I really wanna touch myself"

Well. If you must. By all means, go ahead. (0:30, "Purple Line")


"So, probably your money is unpublic"

"Mission make it mission let's go mission make it make it go
I must go make it mission let's go mission make it go
I must go make it mission let's go mission make it go
I want you screaming JYJ verse 2."

"So, probably your money is unpublic
Try to save my life like a puppy and cream
Another hot movie character bumble bee
Treat me like a slave and I pray is it halloween
Trick or treats oh please don't even try
To pull my head down your way
Brand new person. A man?
So fuck off no more talk"

... Wait, what. (1:30 and 2:50, "Mission")


"My love is bigger than gingerbread man's vitality"

This whole song is evidence that Yoochun just isn't that great at English, if you couldn't tell already. (1:30, "My Girlfriend")


"Already, I'm ready, You're very tipsy baby"

"Already, I'm ready, you're very tipsy baby." 
"Already, I'm ready, you're very sexy, baby."

Not sure if I like where this is going. (1:10, "Dancing in the Rain")

BONUS: Misheard lyric

"The loof, the loof, the loofah's on fire"

This had to be mentioned. ("Hurricane"

There you have it, 23 K-Pop moments that will have you laughing or facepalming over your favorite idols' Engrish. Have anymore to add? Let us know in the comments below!

  1. Baek Seung Heon

atynkatsumi Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Really need to argue with U-KISS part. The "r-squared-pie" lyrics is the most beautiful lyrics people ever wrote for me (AJ did a great job as the lyricist). Google the meaning behind the song "0330" and you'll know what I mean. Anyway, this article is so funny and all hailed king Himchan and Super Junior

shrumin Tuesday, January 27, 2015

LMFAO!!!!!!! lol..... ;now this is why kpop is amazing in its own way.......... ;thats how make us laugh and giggle like lunatics in the middle of nowhere

hitmanparty Saturday, January 10, 2015

The funny thing about this is JYJ is one of the only groups in KPOP who has many English songs and they sound and make perfect sense. It's just some of their Korean songs have bad writers or they just put random English in to make it sound 'cool'.

missygreen1432 Monday, December 29, 2014

I'm here like if only you knew that himchan is correct on sayin loof because a loof is an actual English world which mean a carousel/ merry-go-round this relates to the mv where he is a burning loof/Merry-go-round

staruswa Saturday, December 27, 2014

There is an english verse in Red Velvet's Be Natural:

Welcome to my heart inside

We're gonna have to become one

Just holding you forever in my mind

so shouldn't it be Welcome inside my heart, we're going to become one?

Asterids Thursday, December 25, 2014

This is just too funny and embarrassing.

gabbsdoramafreak Thursday, December 25, 2014

It's: don't deny our R-squared pi (meaning don't deny our heart)

not don't deny our love is r-squared pi ;

cookiestrd2eatme Tuesday, December 30, 2014

It still means don't deny the area of a circle- which I won't- I will however deny our love lol JK it's just a little joke- we all know what it means/says

li_xiao_yan Thursday, December 25, 2014

... U-Kiss's lyric at least makes sense if you're a math nerd. Circles are a perfect shape and are used as symbols of eternalness. ;

This article is very fun though. :D thanks.

therefleks78 Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Lovelyz have the best XXX rated lyrics in Candy Jelly Love - "You'’re the best ever come in my life." ;

marksmilk Wednesday, December 24, 2014

correction : ;don't deny our r²π. Idk what u just wrote but I fixed the words for you. That's what AJ really said.

and honestly some of these actually made sense, when I saw them i was like " wait? why is this on here? "

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