Questions tagged [adverbs]

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Don't Spicy Finger Me!

I slapped a Korean friend on the back, and he said, "때리지 마" and something about spicy. I thought i heard him say 손 or maybe it was 손가락...and the verb 매워. I asked him about it, and he laughed ...
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Is 테니스를 같이 칩시다 gramatically incorrect? In a sentence should the adverb only be placed before the object if there is one?

Is object+adverb+verb an acceptable sentence structure in korean or should it be only adverb+object+verb as in the sentence : 테니스를 같이 칩시다
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Question about using particle 에 with Korean adverb 이제?

So I'm using the website, 'howtostudyKorean' and I have a question about a sentence I recently encountered. Here's the sentence. 저는 이제 수업을 시작할 거예요. Now this sentence is supposed to say, according to ...
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모두 versus 다 as an adverb. What is the difference in this practical example?

Is there any difference in nuance between 모두 and 다? Are there times when it is more appropriate to use one over the other? Here is a practical example I have been looking at: 재료는 모두 준비되어 있습니다. ...
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Forming adverbs from 하다 verbs: 히 vs. 하게

In some cases there are two ways to make an adverb from a 하다 verb. Is there any difference in meaning or nuance between them? As an example, what's the difference between 침착히 and 침착하게 ?
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Why 만약에 before -면?

만약에 is often translated as if, in the event that. I figure 만약 itself would then refer to a hypothetical situation, though I know that it's generally attached to -에 and not used alone. On the other ...
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Usage of the plural -들 on adverbs and verbs

I've noticed that the plural form -들 is sometimes used in surprising places, i.e. following adverbs and verbs. For example: 어서들 와! (Come quickly [to more than one person]) 잘들 했다. (Everyone did ...
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Do 같이 and 함께 mean the same thing?

Do 같이 and 함께 mean the same thing? If they are different then how do I know which one to use?
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