S + (으)면 그래요

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Grammar pattern : It happens/ is like that if S


Conjugation Rule

Conjugation Rule
Pattern Case Example
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

Sentence Examples

Korean English Notes
개가 왜 짖어요?"
"누가 오면 그래요.
Why is your dog baking?"
"She does like that if someone comes to my house.
Polite informal form
니 컴퓨터가 갑자기 꺼졌어."
"컴퓨터를 오래 쓰면 그래.
Hey, your computer is turned off suddenly."
"It happens that if I use the computer for a long while.
Low form
아기가 웃고 있네요."
"기분 좋으면 그래요.
Look at your baby, she's smiling."
"She does like that if she feels good.
Polite informal form


  • Special pronunciation rule?

See Also

Snu level 2 pg 208