Aug 3, 2017

L2G67 N-답다 grammar = N-like…~Adj expressing expected qualities in a noun.

L2G67 N-답다 grammar = N-like…~Adj expressing expected qualities in a noun.

Usage:
  • Convert a noun to adjective that expresses expected qualities in a noun.
Tense:
Noun
  • N-답다
Typical word:
- 신사 (man)  -- 신사답다 (gentleman-like)
- 연구자 (researcher) -- 연구자답다 (researcher-like)
- 형 (brother)  -- 형답다 (brother-like)
Examples:
1. 오늘 저 선수가 왜 저렇게 경기를 못하죠?
  • 그러게요. 오늘 경기 모습은 세계적인 축구 선수답지 않네요.
Why isn't that player competing well today?
  • I know. His play today is unlike that of a world-class football player.
2. 엄마, 이 어때요? 저한테 어울려요?
  • 옷이 그게 뭐니? 학생은 학생답게 옷을 입어야지. 좀더 얌전한 옷으로 갈아입어.
Mom, how are these clothes? Do they fit me?
  • What’s that? Student should wear something fitting for students. Change to something a little more modest.
3. 수지 쓰는 여자다운 데가 하나도 없는 것 같아요.
Suzy doesn’t seem to have any womanly quality at all.
4. 그 회사에는 국내 최고의 회사답게 우수한 직원들이 많이 있습니다.
That company has a lot of outstanding employees, which is typical of a top domestic company.
5. 정말 신사답게 행동하네요.
That’s really a gentleman-like manner.
6. 그 변호사가 그렇게 유능해요?
  • 모든 일을 전문가답게 잘 처리하거든요.
Is that lawyer really competent like that?
  • He can handle all stuffs well like an expert.
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