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Do 같이 and 함께 mean the same thing?

For the meaning "together", they are interchangable, but I'd say 같이 is more colloquial. 같이 has other meanings though. These are not interchangable with 함께. like(adverb) : 선생님이 하는 것과 같이 하세요. (Do it ...
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Why 만약에 before -면?

The ending -면 has a bit of a broader meaning than English. It generally means "if", but includes some cases of "when". So -면 can mean "if or when something happens": 아빠 오시면 뭐라고 할까? (What are you ...
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What is the difference between 어때 and 어떻게?

They both come from 어떠하다 (adjective for 'how / in what way' in a question, and 'in a certain way' in a statement), but 어때 is a sentential form while 어떻게 is just an adverb. 어떠하다 + -아/어/여 (declarative ...
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Don't Spicy Finger Me!

What your friend most likely said is "손이 맵다" which means spicy hands, but obviously here '맵다' means more than just spicy. "Brings the fire" or "heavy hitter," "...
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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?

Both 테니스를 같이 칩시다 and 같이 테니스를 칩시다 are correct. In actual spoken conversation, it is even possible to omit ~를 and say 테니스 같이 칩시다, or even 테니스 칩시다.
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모두 versus 다 as an adverb. What is the difference in this practical example?

In many cases they are interchangeable, but I think 모두 has a tendency to describe multiple distinct items. So, for example, (A) below is more likely to mean "Everybody drank water," so that ...
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모두 versus 다 as an adverb. What is the difference in this practical example?

In counting, 모두, 다 as a adverb have almost same meaning (cf. 2)). But 모두 can be a pronoun and 다 have more wide usage as a adverb in estimating degree. 1) 모두 is pronoun 누가 대표가 될지는 우리반 모두의 관심거리다 ...
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Forming adverbs from 하다 verbs: 히 vs. 하게

Normally there's no difference, but there's at least one case where it makes a difference. Some verbs take another verb/adjective with -게 form as complement: 자동차를 더 안전하게 만들었다. = [They] made the cars ...
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Question about using particle 에 with Korean adverb 이제?

-에 is a particle that makes a word adverb. It can only come right after a substantive word to make its form adverbial, not after an adverb word itself. 이제 is already an adverb, so there is no need to ...
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