Korean Grammar Noun 같이 – Like something or someone 

 April 22, 2022

By  Smriti

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

Usage :

Its usage is similar to just like Noun ~처럼 which is equivalent to the phrase 'like something or someone'.

The usage of Noun ~같이 is different from Noun ~와 같이 as the former expresses some things or actions that appears the same or similar to something and the latter means "with Noun".

It is equivalent to saying ‘like’ or ‘as (something)’.

Noun ~처럼 and ~같이 are interchangeable so it can be used in place of one another. 

Conjugation rules :

You simply have to add ~같이 after the Noun irrespective of whether the word ends with vowel or consonant.

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Lets see some examples to understand the usage.

1) She has to become a performer like me. 

그녀도 나같이 연기자가 되야 해요.

2) She speaks Korean like a native speaker. 

그녀는 한국어를 원어민 사람같이 한다.

3) I don’t wanna work like a dog for the rest of my life. 

남은 내 인생 동안 개같이 일하고 싶지 않아.

4) I don't want to look foolish.

바보같이 보이고 싶지 않다.

5) Will I be able to cook as good as Miss Yeobin?

저도 여빈씨같이 요리를 잘 할 수 있을까요?

6) Don't act like a child.

어린애같이 행동하지 말고요. 

7) Our cat behaves like a human.

우리 냥이 사람같이 행동해요.

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