Level 6 Lesson 4 / Do you mind if I …? / -아/어/여도 돼요?

 안녕하세요! Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you want to ask someone in Korean if it’s okay for you to do something, or if that person minds if you do something? Have no fear! TTMIK has come to the rescue in this lesson to help you learn how to use the structures -아/어/여도 되다 and -아/여/여도 괜찮다 to express yourself naturally! Happy studying~

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Level 6 Lesson 4 / Do you mind if I …? / -아/어/여도 돼요?
  • Anna Levesque

    아이들: 선생님, 언제 집에 가도 돼요?
    kids: teacher, when can we go?
    선생: 세 시에 집에 가도 괜찮아.
    teacher: you can go at three o’clock.
    아이들: 우리 숙제를 안 해도 돼요?
    kids: Is it ok if we don’t do our homework?
    선생: 아니, 해야 할거야..
    teacher: no, you will have to do it.
    아이들: 우리가 여기 숙제를 마치면 먼저 가도 돼요?
    kids: if we finish the homework here, can we go earlier?
    선생: 네. 나는 좋은 선생이니까 가도 괜찮아.
    teacher: yes. because i’m a nice teacher, you can go.

    맞아요? 잘못 있어요?Are there any mistakes? 🙂

  • Gh Arzaa

    1- 제 진구들 초대해도 괜찮요 ?Do you mind if i invite my friends?
    2- 이 컴퓨터가 교쳐 주실래요? Would you mind fixing this computer for me?
    3- 제 우산 잊는것 같아요 이 무산 빌려도 띤까요? I think i forget to bring my umbrella, Would you mind if i borrow this umbrella?

    제 문장 교쳐 주실래요? would you mind correcting my sentences
    (Correct me please ^_^)

    • JooyeonPark

      1. 제 친구들 초대해도 괜찮아요?
      2. 이 컴퓨터 좀 고쳐 주실래요?(고쳐 주시겠어요?)
      3. 우산 가져오는 걸 잊었어요(잊어버렸어요). 이 우산 좀 빌려도 될까요?
      Hope this helps! 🙂

    • Gh Arzaa

      Thanks for your time

  • Dania Freih

    여기에서 기다려도 돼요?
    이거 지금 먹어도 괜찮아요?
    내일 혼자 가도 될까요?
    사인 해 주실래요?
    전 부탁 하나 있는데, 도와 줄래?

  • Tokki

    사진 찍여 주실래요

    Can I say this if I want to ask a stranger to take a picture of me?

    • JooyeonPark

      In that case, you can say in a various ways.
      사진 좀 찍어 주세요.
      사진 좀 찍어 주실래요?
      사진 좀 찍어 주시겠어요?
      Personally, I would say “죄송한데, 사진 좀 찍어 주시겠어요?”
      Hope this helps!

    • Tokki

      Thank you very much – very helpful! 😀

  • TinaMusicFairy

    I understand this lesson well, but what would the answer be to these questions if I want to say no, I don’t mind is it 아니오 or 네?

  • Matt

    펜을 빌려도 돼요? = May I borrow your pen?
    펜을 빌려도 괜찮아요? = Would it be okay if I borrowed your pen?
    펜을 벌려도 될까요? = I was wondering if I might be able to borrow your pen?
    펜을 벌려 주실래요? = Would you mind lending me your pen?

    케이크 마지막 조각을 먹어도 돼요? = Can I eat the last piece of cake?
    케이크 마지막 조각을 먹어도 괜찮아요? = Would it be okay if I ate the last piece of cake?
    케이크 마지막 조각을 먹어도 될까요? = I was wondering if I might be able to eat the last piece of cake?
    케이크 마지막 조각을 먹어 주실래요? = Would you mind eating the last piece of cake?

    민수야, 문장을 교정해 줄래? = Min Soo, can you correct these sentences for me?
    형, 문장을 교정해 줄래요? = Hyeong, could you correct these sentences for me?
    아저씨, 문장을 교정해 주실래요? = Mister, could you please correct these sentences for me?
    선생님, 문장을 교정해 주시겠어요? = Sir, would you mind correcting these sentences for me please?

    레슨 감사합니다

  • Matt

    Is it fine to mix 괜찮다 with the ㄹ까요 ending to sound hesitant as well?

    펜을 빌려도 돼찮을까요? = I was wondering if it would be okay to borrow your pen?

  • Aya

    나한테 너의 사진을 보아도 될까요?