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Whats the difference between 할 수 있다 and 할 수 있어

I dont get Whats the difference between 할 수 있다 and 할 수 있어. (다 and 어) . I want to write ‘I can do it’ I want to do tattoo but I dont know which one is proper one?
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What are some language exchange phrases?

What are some good resources for learning phrases for a language exchange? Where should I start?
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How do I say “Please do not add too much oil” in Korean?

I plan to visit a Korean restaurant and would like to avoid eating oily foods. Can someone please tell me how to ask the waiter to not add too much oil to the foods?
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How to translate 'a fun little distraction'?

How do I translate this phrase into Korean? This mobile game not anything big, just a fun little distraction to pass your time on the subway. Google translate shows that this is 이 모바일 ...
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What is the meaning and etymology of 본 적 (없다/있다)?

In my continued adventures through K-pop, I've been hearing hhe phrase "본 적 없는" a bunch lately. http://endic.naver.com is unusually unhelpful - though it references the french phrase "jamais vu", ...
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Which Korean words or sounds have been used as a shibboleth?

A shibboleth is (according to Wikipedia) a word or custom whose variations were used to differentiate members of ingroups from those of outgroups The English Wikipedia also has a long list of ...