Level 9 Lesson 24 – -(ㄴ/는)다면서(요), -(이)라면서(요)

If you are familiar with the structure -(으)면서, which was introduced in the previous lesson, it is easy to guess what  -(ㄴ/는)다면서(요) and -(이)라면서(요) mean.  However, if you try to translate -(ㄴ/는)다면서(요) and -(이)라면서(요) literally to English, the translations are much different than the actual meaning because they can be used as a sentence ending. Find out more about these two endings by listening to the podcast and following along in the PDF!

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Level 9 Lesson 24 – -(ㄴ/는)다면서(요), -(이)라면서(요)
  • Debbie

    On L4, L1, what us the difference between 갈수록 and 점점?

    • KyungHwa Sun

      갈수록 = as time goes by
      점점 = gradually, increasingly, more and more

  • Debbie

    Ooops sorry, still new to the website.

  • 집에 간다며?랑 집에 간다면서?가 같은 누왕스예요?

    • Seokjin Jin

      거의 같은 뉘앙스예요.

    • KyungHwa Sun

      네. 같아요. =) “-다며” is short for “-다면서.”

  • Loretta Liony

    그 휴대폰 나한테 준다면서!

  • Eman

    Thank you so much (:

    I have a question about this example:
    가다 + -라면서요 = 가라면서요 = you told me to leave (and now you are saying otherwise)

    가 is a verb, but why did you use 라면서요 instead of 다면서요?

    • TinaMusicFairy

      because 라 is added when you are giving an order.

  • Elmurodova Nargiza

    Please explain me the ending verb+고 without 싶어. What does it mean and in which situations it used?

  • Kam

    여자 친구가 있는다면서 그러니까 여기 왜 자주 와요? 여자 친구를 고자질하는 거야?
    넌 내게 전화하지 않겠다면서요