Decoded Slug: ~할 것 같다 [hal geot gatda] (Seems like, feels like)

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~할 것 같다 [hal geot gatda] (Seems like, feels like)

~할 것 같다 [hal geot gatda] (Seems like, feels like)

Short explanation:

Used to express prediction, expectation or intuition; 'seems like', 'feels like'.


Verb stem + 을/ㄹ + 것 같다


오늘은 비가 올 것 같아, 위에 먹구름이 가득 끼었어.
Oneureun biga ol geot gata, wie mokgureumi gadeuk kkyeosseo.
It seems like it will rain today, the sky is filled with dark clouds.
그녀가 너를 좋아할 것 같아, 항상 너에게 웃음짓는 걸 보니까.
Geunyeoga neoreul joahal geot gata, hangsang neoege useumjineun geol bonikka.
It seems like she likes you, seeing how she always smiles at you.
내일 시험이 어려울 것 같아, 범위가 너무 넓어.
Naeil siheomi eoryeoul geot gata, beomwigwa neomu neolbeo.
It seems like tomorrow's test will be difficult, the scope is too wide.
나는 이번 프로젝트를 성공할 것 같아, 모두가 열심히 준비하고 있으니까.
Naneun ibeon peurojekteureul seonggonghal geot gata, moduga yeolsimhi junbihago isseunikka.
I think this project will be successful, since everyone is preparing so hard.

Long explanation:

'~할 것 같다 [hal geot gatda]' is a sentence ending expression in Korean that is used to predict or express an expectation or feeling about a future event. This form is used when the speaker wants to express their opinion or feelings based on certain observations. It is translated as 'seems like' or 'feels like' in English.

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