Intermediate Grammar #8: ~기는 하지만, ~기는 ~지만 “Even though sth, (contrast)”

← Previous Full Grammar List Next → ~기는 하지만, ~기는 ~지만: Second form uses the same A/V twice Acknowledge the 1st clause, but present a differing view in 2nd clause Tenses: Adj/Verbs: 과거: ~기는 했지만 ~기는 ~았/었지만 현재: ~기는 하지만 ~기는 ~지만 미래/추측: ~기는 하겠지만 ~기는 ~겠지만 Usage: Contracted forms (in conversation) also used (~긴 […]

Advanced Grammar Patterns

For future reference, here are some Advanced Grammar patterns that were posted on This is not the guide, just a reference list (similar to the other1 Grammar2 lists3 we’ve posted4), so please check out for the full explanations of the grammar and example sentences to go along with it. This list will remain […]