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'''Editing A/V + ''':The future tense is expressed with -겠-. The ending in -겠- is used to express the speaker's strong will or intension, while the pattern in [[A/V + (으)ㄹ 거예요]] is simpler future, and expresses less will or intention than -겠-.<br>In first-person statements, the ending -겠- expresses intention or will. And the ending -겠- can alse express supposition.
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'''Adjective/Verb + 겠다''': This grammar pattern has several usages:
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# The future tense can be expressed with -겠다 and is used to express the speaker's strong will or intension, while the pattern in [[A/V + (으)ㄹ 거예요]] is simpler future, and expresses less will or intention than -겠다. In first-person statements, the ending -겠- expresses intention or will. For the future tense, this is mostly used with [[formal]] patterns and not used commonly in informal speech.
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# -겠다 can also express supposition.
  
 
==Conjugation Rule==
 
==Conjugation Rule==
 
{{Conjugation table
 
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|Pattern1=Adjective/Verb + 겠다  <!--No 받침 pattern-->
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|Examples1=가다 → 가겠다 <!--Examples, use <br> between each example-->
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|Pattern2=Adjective/Verb + 겠다 <!--받침 example pattern-->
|Examples2=  
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|Examples2=좋다 → 좋겠다 <!--Examples, use <br> between each example-->
 
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==Sentence Examples==
 
==Sentence Examples==
 
{{Example table
 
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|Comment10 = polite informal form
 
|Comment10 = polite informal form
 
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==Exceptions==
 
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==Pronunciation==
 
*Special pronunciation rule?
 
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==

Revision as of 06:23, 5 December 2009

Adjective/Verb + 겠다: This grammar pattern has several usages:

  1. The future tense can be expressed with -겠다 and is used to express the speaker's strong will or intension, while the pattern in A/V + (으)ㄹ 거예요 is simpler future, and expresses less will or intention than -겠다. In first-person statements, the ending -겠- expresses intention or will. For the future tense, this is mostly used with formal patterns and not used commonly in informal speech.
  2. -겠다 can also express supposition.

Conjugation Rule

Conjugation Rule
Pattern Case Example
Rule 1: Adjective/Verb + 겠다 If there is no 받침 or if the adj/verb stem ends with a ㄹ 받침 가다 → 가겠다
Rule 2: Adjective/Verb + 겠다 If there is a 받침 at the end of the adj/verb stem 좋다 → 좋겠다


Sentence Examples

Korean English Notes
그만 먹겠어요. I'll stop eating. informal form
다시는 전 남자친구를 만나지 않겠어. I don't intend to meet my ex-boyfriend again. low form
나는 지금 자러 가겠어. I'm going to go sleep now. low form
내일은 꼭 그 일을 끝내겠어요. Tomorrow I'll d efinitely finish the job. polite informal form
무슨 일이 있으면 핸드폰으로 연락하겠습니다. If something comes up I contact you to your cellphone. formal form
그 사람이 올 때까지 기다리겠어요. I'll wait for him until he comes. polite informal form
내일은 비가 오겠어. I bet it's going to rain tomorrow. low form
나도 그 문제를 풀겠어. I'll bet I can solve the problem, too. low form
어린 아이도 그런 일은 할 수 있겠어요. I'll bet even a child could do that. polite informal form
지은이는 지금쯤 미국에 도착했겠어요. I'll bet JiEun has arrived in America. polite informal form


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