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~자고 하다 [ Korean Grammar ]

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Today we’ll see how to form sentences with Korean grammar pattern " V~자고 하다 " with some example sentences.

~자고 하다 [ Korean Grammar ]

It is used by the speaker to express what the first person initiated.

It is equivalent to saying " …. asked/said "Let's …. "

It is always used with verbs.

Rule to conjugate :

Remove 다 from the root verb and add ~자고 하다 after the stem verb irrespective of whether the verb stem ends with a consonant or vowel.

Eg :

1) 멋진나 비싼 드레스 사자고 했다. 

I said, " Let's buy a fancy or expensive dress."

2) 그냥 오랜만에 밥을 같이 먹자고 했어요. 

I just said, " Let's eat together after a long time. "

3) 학교가 끝나고 난 엄마에게 병원에 가자고 했어.

After school, I said to my mom,  " Let's go to the hospital. "

4) 또 가자고 했어요.

He said, " Let's go again. "

5) 장난감와 같이 놀자고 했다.

He asked to play with toys.

6) 이번 주말에 만나자고 말했다.

He said," Let's meet this weekend. "

7) 같이 먹자고 했다.

She said, " Let's eat together."

8) 호주에서 여행 가자고  했는데 못 갔어 일때문에.

He said, "Let's go on a trip to Australia." But I couldn't because of work.

Related Korean grammar posts :
A/V/N ~을/ㄹ지 모르겠다

A/V + 기는 하지만


(으)ㄴ/는/인 데다가

Verb + 기 전에 and Noun + 전에

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