Decoded Slug: ~아/어/여도 되다 [a/eo/yeodo doeda] (Is it okay to)

Korean Grammar Point
~아/어/여도 되다 [a/eo/yeodo doeda] (Is it okay to)

~아/어/여도 되다 [a/eo/yeodo doeda] (Is it okay to)

Short explanation:

Used to ask or state if it's okay or permissible to do something.


Verb stem + 아/어/여도 되다


저는 이 자리에 앉아도 되나요? 다른 사람이 예약하지 않았을 경우에만 가능하요.
Jeoneun i jarie anjaedo doenayo? Dareun sarami yeyaghaji anhasseul gyeong-uman ganeunghayo.
Can I sit in this seat? It's only possible if no one else has reserved it.
내일 포토샵을 사용해도 돼요? 내 프로젝트에 필요하거든요.
Naeil photoshopeul sayonghaedo dwaeyo? Nae peurojekteue piryohageodeunyo.
Can I use Photoshop tomorrow? It's needed for my project.
크게 음악을 들어도 되는 곳이 있나요? 록 음악을 좋아해서요.
Keuge eumageul deureodo doeneun gosi issnayo? Rok eumageul joahaseoyo.
Is there a place where I can listen to music loudly? I like rock music.
나는 비가 와도 축구를 해도 돼요. 저는 비를 매우 좋아해서요.
Naneun biga wado chukgureul haedo dwaeyo. Jeoneun bireul maeu joahaseoyo.
I can play soccer even if it's raining. It's because I love the rain.

Long explanation:

'~아/어/여도 되다 [a/eo/yeodo doeda]' is a commonly used grammar pattern in Korean to ask for or give permission to do something. This pattern is typically found in interrogative (question) sentences or declarative statements signifying 'it is okay to ...' or seeking permission by asking 'can I or may I ...'

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