WHILE: -으면서 vs. -은 채

What is the difference between 하면서 and 한 채?


눈을 감으면서 and 눈을 감은 채, and 문을 닫으면서 and 문을 닫은 채 – How are they different? Both -으면서 and -은 채 are often translated to “while” in English, but they have different meanings and purposes. Hyunwoo explains the difference.


 

WHILE: -으면서 vs. -은 채