Level 5 Lesson 26 / Instead of … / 대신에, -는 대신에


Welcome to another episode of TalkToMeInKorean! In this lesson, we are going to look at how to say “instead of” in Korean. The key expression to remember here is “대신에” [dae-si-ne].

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Level 5 Lesson 26 / Instead of … / 대신에, -는 대신에
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  • Matt

    다른 색 대신에 그 색 입어라. = Wear this colour instead of that other colour.
    임식 사는 대신에 티켓을 살 주세요. = Since I bought the food, please buy the tickets.
    공부하는 대신에 잦야겠어요. = Instead of studying, you should sleep.

    감사합니다 for the lesson.

  • 야신

    해리 포터 책 대신에 제가 다른 책을 읽고 싶어요. (Instead of the Harry Potter book, I want to read a other/different book).

    극장에 가는 대신에 저랑 같이 놀이 공원에 올 수 있습니다. (Instead of going to the theater, you can come to the to the amusement park with me).

    저는 자동차를 가져오는 대신에, 김치를 요리해 주세요? (I will bring the car, but in return would you like to cook kimchi for me?).