Decoded Slug: ~하기만 하면 [hakiman hamyeon] (As long as)

Korean Grammar Point
~하기만 하면 [hakiman hamyeon] (As long as)

~하기만 하면 [hakiman hamyeon] (As long as)

Short explanation:

Used to express a condition that 'as long as' something is done, something else occurs or applies.


Verb-기 + 만 + 하면


저는 열심히 공부하기만 하면 한국어 시험을 분명히 통과할 수 있을 거예요.
Jeoneun yeolsimhi gongbu hagiman hamyeon hangugeo siheomeul bungmyeonghi tonggwalhal su isseul geoyeyo.
As long as I study hard, I will definitely pass the Korean exam.
당신이 저를 믿어주기만 하면 상처를 치유하는 것이 훨씬 수월할 것입니다.
Dangsini jeoreul mideojugiman hamyeon sangcheoreul chiyuhaneun geosi hwolssin suwolhal geosibnida.
As long as you trust me, healing the wounds will be much easier.
조금만 노력하기만 하면 그림 그리는 기술을 향상시킬 수 있을 것입니다.
Jogeumman noryeokhagiman hamyeon geurim geurineun gisuleul hyangsangshikil su isseul geosibnida.
As long as you make a little effort, you can improve your drawing skills.
사람들이 서로를 이해하려고 노력하기만 하면 세상은 더 나은 곳이 될 수 있을 것입니다.
Saramdeuri seororeul ihaeharyeo noryeokhagiman hamyeon sesangeun deo naeun gosi doel su isseul geosibnida.
As long as people make an effort to understand each other, the world can become a better place.

Long explanation:

'~하기만 하면 [hakiman hamyeon]' is a grammar point that implies as long as the condition expressed in the first part of the sentence is fulfilled, the second part of the sentence is guaranteed to follow. It implies an indicative or promising tone to convey that if a certain prerequisite is completed, then a designated result or consequence will occur.

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