겠 [ Korean Grammar ] 

 January 10, 2022

By  Smriti

Today we'll be looking at the usage of " 겠 " Korean grammar point with some example sentences.

Usage:

This grammar point means intention or something that the speaker plans to do or will do. It is used to indicate future actions or possibilities as well.

It is sometimes used to express the action that the speaker mentions in the sentence which will be the action the speaker intends to do.

겠 [ Korean Grammar ]

There are several usages of 겠 grammar so let's look at those with some example sentences.

An ending of a word referring to a future event or assumption.

1) The class must have already ended.

수업이 벌써 끝났겠다.

2) The awards ceremony will begin now.

지금부터 시상식을 시작하겠습니다.


An ending of a word referring to the speaker's will.

1) I will be a person who follows my dreams.

나는 꿈을 좇는 사람이 되겠다.

2) I will overcome this difficulty on my own.

이 정도의 어려움은 내 스스로 이겨 내겠다.

3) Jisoo said she would go to Busan during this vacation.

지수는 이번 휴가 때는 부산에 가겠다고 했다.


An ending of a word referring to a possibility or ability.

1) Elementary school students will be good at this.

이런 건 초등학생도 잘하겠다.

2) If I studied this hard, I would pass the test, right?

이 정도로 공부했으면 시험에 합격하겠지?

 

An ending of a word referring to an attitude of speaking indirectly.

1) I wish you could help me.

네가 좀 도와주면 좋겠는데.

2) Can you excuse me for a second?

잠깐 실례 좀 해도 되겠습니까?

3) I'll say something.

제가 한마디 하도록 하겠습니다.

4) Can I go back now?

이제 그만 돌아가도 되겠습니까?

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