Complete Guide to TOPIK - Self Study Package BX0121

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LKI Certificate Course in Korean Level 3
March 22, 2022

Today we'll be looking at the usage of "밖에" Korean grammar point with some examples.

Usage :
This grammar pattern means "nothing but" "except for ...", "besides" or "other than that."

For example, if you want to say, "I know nothing in Korean other than 'hello' and 'thank you', then you can say, "한국어는 '안녕하세요'랑 '감사합니다' 밖에 몰라요. 

Conjugation rule :

You simply have to add 밖에 after the Noun.

This grammar pattern is quite easy let's look at some example sentences below :
  1. I have only one umbrella.
     우산 하나밖에 없어요.

  1. He could only do a little homework.

    숙제를 조금밖에 못했어요.

    3. No one else is fit for the job but him.

        그 사람밖에 적임자가 없어요.

  1. That was all I could do.

        나는 그렇게 할 수밖에 없었어요.

      5. I could not have acted otherwise.

        나는 그렇게 할 수밖에 없었어요.

    6. You are the only one who says so.

    너밖에 그렇게 말하는 사람이 없어요.

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