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“Where” are you going? Posted by on May 4, 2016 in Uncategorized

Today, you are going to learn how to say “Where” in Korean, it is “어디/ eo di”.  It is simple and very useful. Korean use 어디 with 에서 in many cases; “에서/ae seo” means at/in/from, and in some cases, Korean abbreviates to 서 from 에서.  After (에)서, there should be some action verb follow. I will give you some example sentences how you can use it in the sentences.  Please see the examples below with phonetic alphabet.

To meet 만나다

Where do you meet her? 어디(에)서 그녀를 만나요? /eo di ae seo gu neoy lul man na yo?

To come 오다 – 왔다 past tense

Where are you from?  어디(에)서 왔어요? / eo di ae seo what eo yo?

To watch 보다

Where do you watch? 어디(에)서 봐요? / eo di ae seo ba yo?

To wear 입다

Where do you wear?  어디(에)서 입어요?/ eo di ae seo ip eo yo?

To buy 사다

Where do you buy?  어디(에)서 사요? / eo di ae seo sa yo?



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Soo came to America in 2002 for studying English and getting degrees in higher education. He’d never expected to work in America after he finished his college, but he got a great job in construction and had worked with them for three years. He also has working as a FT and PT Korean instructor and tutor for seven years in Korean and America. He got his TESOL certificate in 2011 and finished his master’s degree in 2014.