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Egg Based Dishes Posted by on Apr 8, 2010

Did you have some eggs lying around the house that you didn’t use for Easter? Instead of wasting the eggs by throwing them out, why not make some tasty dishes using the eggs! To make 계란 말이 mix some eggs with salt. Then pour the mixture over a heated and greased pan. Throw in some…

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Potential Vs. Knowing How to Do Something Posted by on Apr 5, 2010

To state that you can do something or have the potential to so something, use the ~(으) ㄹ 수 있다 construction : 집을 지을 수 있어요 = I can build a house (집 = house. 을 = object marking particle. 지을 수 있어요 = can build) (짓다 = to build) Compare the above sentence with…

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ㅎ Ending Words Posted by on Apr 2, 2010

A lot of color words have the ㅎ ending. For example, 빨갛다 (red) falls in this category. There are other words that are not color words that have a ㅎ ending. 그렇다 (to be in that way, to be like that) is another example In the standard polite present tense form 그렇다 will be 그래요. Drop…

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