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How to decide which to use from 라고 and 다고?

My dictionary says both functions like a conjunction that in English. They could both be translated as 'that' in some circumstances, but I'm not sure that's very useful information, as 'that' is a ...
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What is the difference in usage between the endings 다고 and 대?

Catomic's answer showed many good examples of using -다고 inside a sentence, so I'll just talk about using it at the end of the sentence. If you end a sentence with -다고 (or -라고/-자고/-냐고), I think it ...
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What is the difference in usage between the endings 다고 and 대?

하다 has a sense of 'to say.' If Youngjoo says: 만수가 똑똑하다 (Mansoo is smart) reporting it would have the base form of: 영주가 만수가 똑똑하다고 하다 (Youngjoo says Mansoo is smart) which may become, depending ...
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What is the difference in usage between the endings 다고 and 대?

-대 is simply an abbreviation of -다고 해 in Korean. For example: 철수가 밥을 먹었다고 해요. 철수가 밥을 먹었대요. Check out the answer of the National Institute of the Korean Language(국립국어원): '-대' is an abbreviation ...
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