~아서/어서

They are used to conjoin related actions in order and they can be attached to verbs and adjectives.

If the last vowel is ㅗ or ㅏ you have to use ~아서. Otherwise you have to use ~어서. In the case of verbs ending with 하다 you have to add 해서.

Examples:

  • 운전해서 집에 가요. / I drive home.
  • 길을 건너서 똑바로 가세요. / Go straight across the street.
  • 서점을 지나서 100미터쯤 가세요. / Go about 100 meters past the bookstore.

Vocabulary:

  • 운전하다 = to drive
  • 집 = house, home
  • 가다 = to go
  • 길 = street
  • 건너다 = to cross (over)
  • 똑바로 = straight
  • 서점 = bookstore
  • 지나다 = to pass by, to go by
  • 미터 = meter
  • 쯤 = or so, about

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