Level 9 Lesson 23 – -(으)면서

Similar to the English term “while”,  -(으)면서 can be used to add onto an action verb to describe doing an action at the same time as another. It can also be used to contrast two actions or can be used with nouns and the -이다 verb, but the translation to English is not always going to be “while”. Check out more about this structure in this lesson!

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Level 9 Lesson 23 – -(으)면서
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  • aldochristian


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  • Kam

    내가 공부하면서 음악을 들어요 왜냐면 그건 내가 집중하는 걸 도와요
    거짓말 못하는 척 하지 마세요 내가 꽤 잘할 때는 그리고 당신도 알고 있죠
    때때로 그 사람은 정말 좋은 사람처럼 보이면서 동시에 그 사람이 나쁜 사람처럼 보여요