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ก้มหน้าก้มตา
gohmF naaF gohmF dtaaM
Royal Institute - 1982
ก้มหน้าก้มตา  /ก้ม-น่า-ก้ม-ตา/
[กริยา] (การใช้: สำนวน) ทำโดยไม่มองดูสิ่งอื่น, ทำโดยตั้งใจ, เช่น ก้มหน้าก้มตาทำไปจนกว่าจะสำเร็จ.

pronunciation guide
Phonemic Thaiก้ม-น่า-ก้ม-ตา
IPAkôm nâː kôm taː
Royal Thai General Systemkom na kom ta

 [verb, intransitive, phrase, idiom]
definition
to be engrossed, deep or immersed in or busy doing one single activity; to work attentively; to do something earnestly

categories
componentsก้ม  gohmFto bend oneself or bow
หน้า  naaFface; front; facade; visage; (to nod) head
ก้ม  gohmFto bend oneself or bow
ตา dtaaMeye
related wordsขมีขมันkhaL meeR khaL manR[is] active; quick; hurried; hasty; quick; speedy; immediate; busy; brisk
จดจ่อjohtL jaawLto concentrate; to contemplate; to focus
ตั้งใจ dtangF jaiM[is] attentive; determined; resolute
exampleก้มหน้าก้มตาอ่านgohmF naaF gohmF dtaaM aanLbe immersed in reading
sample
sentences
ลุงก้มหน้าก้มตาฉะมะพร้าวไม่หยุดพัก เพราะยังเหลือมะพร้าวกองอยู่เป็นภูเขา
loongM gohmF naaF gohmF dtaaM chaL maH phraaoH maiF yootL phakH phrawH yangM leuuaR maH phraaoH gaawngM yuuL bpenM phuuM khaoR
"My uncle was deeply engrossed in hacking away at the coconut without a break because there remained a mountain of coconuts [left to process]."
เลยต้องหุบปากก้มหน้าก้มตาเอาผักทุกอย่างใส่ตะกร้าและจ่ายสตางค์คนขายไป
leeuyM dtawngF hoopL bpaakL gohmF naaF gohmF dtaaM aoM phakL thookH yaangL saiL dtaL graaF laeH jaaiL saL dtaangM khohnM khaaiR bpaiM
"[The customer] thus had to stop talking and just concentrate on putting all the vegetables, which were available, into her basket, and paying the vendor."
เพราะไม่ว่าเป็นเอกชนหรือข้าราชการของรัฐทุกคนก็ก้มหน้าก้มตาทำงานและสิ้นเดือนก็รับเงินเดือนกันไป
phrawH maiF waaF bpenM aehkL gaL chohnM reuuR khaaF raatF chaH gaanM khaawngR ratH thookH khohnM gaawF gohmF naaF gohmF dtaaM thamM ngaanM laeH sinF deuuanM gaawF rapH ngernM deuuanM ganM bpaiM
"...because whether they are in the private or public sector, everyone works very hard, and at the end of every month, everyone collects a paycheck.”

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