A/V + (으)ㄹ 텐데
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A/V + (으)ㄹ 텐데 : Description
- The expression is used to present the speakers' intention, guess, or anticipation which serves as the background for the main clause.
- Special pronunciation rule?
|Rule 1:||If there is no 받침 or if the adj/verb stem ends with a ㄹ 받침|
|Rule 2:||If there is a 받침 at the end of the adj/verb stem|
|내가 만약 새라면 날 수 있을텐데||If I were a bird I could fly||low form|
|제가 청소할 텐데 왜 아버지가 하셨어요?||I intended to clean so why did my father do it?|
|이 책은 초등 학생에게는 어려울 텐데 다른 책을 사는 게 어때요?||This book is probably difficut for an elementary school student so how about buying a different book?|
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