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What is the difference between 개과천선 and 환골탈태?

I try searching in the dictionary, found that both have more or less similar meaning.. :/
Is the meaning really the same? Or it has any difference?

For learning: Korean
Base language: English
Category: Language

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    I think they are almost same.

    개 : change
    과 : fault, bad things
    천 : mend, move
    선 : good

    *in our dictionary, it means, 'mend one´s ways'


    환 : change
    골 : bone
    탈 : take steal
    태 : be pregnant
    oh you need to know the origin of this words.

    * turn over a new leaf


    usually, we say '개과천선' for personality
    and '환골탈태' appearance.

    just 'USUALLY'
    you can choose anything.

    They are same in meaning.:)


    \^o^/

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