Similar to the English term “while”, -(으)면서 can be used to add onto an action verb to describe doing an action at the same time as another. It can also be used to contrast two actions or can be used with nouns and the -이다 verb, but the translation to English is not always going to be “while”. Check out more about this structure in this lesson!
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Idiomatic Expressions Sample Lesson
You can learn some commonly used idiomatic expressions through this video lesson series available at HaruKorean.com. This video lesson is a sample video of the series. In this sample video lesson, you will learn what ‘생각이 없다’ means with teacher Hyunwoo ^^