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Today we’ll see how to form sentences with Korean grammar pattern " V ~게 하다" with some example sentences.
It is used when the speaker "makes" another person to perform an action.
But like other similar confusing grammar patterns in Korean ~게 하다 means to make or let other person perform an action.
In simple words when something influences the person into doing something.
Like for example :
- 시장에 가게 하다
I made him go to the market.
- 나는 학생들에게 공부하게 했다
I made the students study.
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Rule to conjugate :
After removing 다 from the root verb add ~게 하다 after the stem verb.
- 사다 - 사게 하다
- 가다 - 가게 하다
- 먹다 - 먹게 하다
- 주다 - 주게 하다
- 공부하다 - 공부하게 하다
- 만들다 - 만들게 하다
- 말하다 - 말하게 하다
If used in the past tense, 하다 will change to 했다~
- 사게 했다
- 가게 했다
- 먹게 했다
- 주게 했다
- 공부하게 했다
- 만들게 했다
- 말하게 했다
Let's see some examples sentences to understand properly.
1) 남을 속여서 엉터리 물건을 사게 하다.
I trick the others to buy a crappy thing.
2) 나는 그를 나와 함께 대학에 가게 했다.
I made him go the university with me.
3) 싫어하는 채소를 다 먹게 했어요.
I made her eat all the vegetables she hated.
4) 선생님은 학생들에게 헌 옷을 주게 했다.
The teacher made the students give their old clothes.
5) 나는 그에게 한국어 공부하게 했다
I made him study Korean.
6) 나는 그 시험을 쓰게 했다.
I made him write that test.
7) 내가 그걸 먹게 했어.
I let him eat that.
8) I made her speak louder.
더 크게 말하게 하다.
9) 같이 식당에 가게 했다
I made him go to the restaurant together.
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A/V/N ~을/ㄹ지 모르겠다
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