May 16, 2017

L2G42 A/V-(으)ㄹ 정도로 grammar = (to the extent) that…~express degree of an action

L2G42 A/V-(으)ㄹ 정도로 grammar = (to the extent) that…~express degree of an action

Usage:
  • Indicating the action in 2nd clause is being done or occurring to a degree that is described in the 1st clause.
  • 2 forms: -(으)ㄹ 정도로 or -(으)ㄹ 정도이다
Tense:
Adjective/Verb
  • A/V-(ㅇ/ㅡ)ㄹ 정도로
Examples:
1. 오늘 돌아다니면서 구경 많이 했어요?
  • 네, 피곤해서 쓰러질 정도로 많이 돌아다녔어요.
Did you get a lot of sightseeing done today?
  • Yes, I was tired since I went here and there (to the extent) that I could have collapsed.
2. 비가 많이 오네요.
  • 네, 너무 많이 와서 앞이 잘  안 보일 정도예요.
It’s raining really heavy.
  • Yes, it’s raining so heavy that I can hardly see the front.
3. 저는 몇 번째 다시 볼 정도로 이 드라마를 좋아해요.
I like this drama to the extent that I watch again several times.
4. 이 시험은 아주 쉬워서 주학생도 모수 풀 정도였어요.
This test was so easy that even a middle school student could have solved it.
5. 저는 쓰러질 정도로 배가 많이 고파요.
I was so hungry that I could have collapsed.
6. 전 다 외울 정도로 그 책을 여러 번 읽었어.
I have read that book several times that I have memorized it.
7. 이 비디오 클립을 볼 때마다 너무 많이 웃어서 배가 아플 정도예요.
Everytime I watch this video clip, I laugh so much that I can hurt my belly.
8. 그 사람이 한국말을 아주 잘해서 한국 사람이라고 생각될 정도예요.
That person is very good at Korean (to the extent) that people think he is a Korean.
9. 민수 씨가 술를 많이 마셨어서 정신도 못 차릴 정도예요.
Minsu drank alcohol so much that he could lose his mind.
10. 민아 씨가 넘어져서 움직이지 못할 정도로 많이 다쳤어요.
Mina fell and got hurt so bad that she couldn’t move.
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