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Korean Vocabulary

Prepositions (because of, instead of, depends on, in order to, about)

Ok, now let’s learn some Korean prepositions.

Prepositions show logical relationships between words in a sentence.

Examples

때문에 너무 바빠요. – I’m always busy because of work.

커피 대신에 차를 마실게요. – I’ll have tea instead of coffee.

계획에 따라서만 행동하세요. – Just do it according to the plan.

언제 가는지에 따라 달라요. – It depends on when you go there.

건강을 위해서 매일 운동하고 있어요. – I’m exercising for the sake of my health.

늦지 않도록 빨리 서두르세요. – Hurry up so that you won’t be late.

지난 주에 비해서 좀 바빠요. – We are slightly busier compared to last week.

그는 항상 타인에 대해 사려가 깊어요. – He is always considerate about other people.

적군에 의해 전쟁이 시작되었다 – The war was started by the enemy.

시애틀은 디트로이트만큼 춥지 않아요. – Seattle is not as cold as Detroit.

만일을 대비해서 우비를 입을 겁니다. – I’ll wear a raincoat, in case it rains.

먹을 것은 밥밖에 없어요. – There’s nothing but rice to eat.

PREPOSITIONS
WORD TRANSLATION
..때문에 BECAUSE OF..
..대신에 INSTEAD OF..
..에 따라서,..에 따르면 ACCORDING TO..
..에 따라 다르다, ..는지에/느냐에 따라서 다르다 DEPENDS ON..
..마다 다르다 DEPENDS ON EVERY..
..를/기 위해서 FOR THE SAKE OF.., IN ORDER FOR..
..도록 SO THAT.., IN ORDER TO..
..만큼 AS MUCH AS, AS WELL AS, ENOUGH TO
..밖에 없다 NOTHING BUT, ONLY
..에 근거하다,..에 기초를 두다 BASED ON..
..에 비해서,..에 비하면 COMPARED TO..
..에 대해 ABOUT..
..에 의해 BY, IN ACCORDANCE WITH
..에 대비해서 IN CASE THAT
..에 관해(서)/관하여 ABOUT, CONCERNING, REGARDING
..덕분에 DUE TO / THANKS TO