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Understanding expressions 2

Understanding expressions : Are you good at playing basketball?/ Can you play basketball well?

With these expressions ‘얼마나 잘해요?’ you can say how good you are at something.

For example, A person who has good skills in playing basketball can say ‘(저는) 농구를 잘해요.(I am good at playing basketball / I can play basketball)’, but someone who can play basketball but is not so good at it should say ‘(저는) 농구를 잘 못해요.(I am not good at playing basketball./ I cannot play basketball well.)’

Example)

  • A : 조엘 씨, 농구 를 할 수 있어요?

  • B : 네, 저는 농구 를 할 수 있어요.

  • A : 농구 를 잘해요?

  • B : 네, 저는 농구 를 잘해요. 안나 씨는 농구 를 할 수 있어요?

  • A : 네, 저도 농구 를 할 수 있어요.

  • B : 안나 씨는 농구 를 잘해요?

  • A : 아니요, 저는 농구 를 잘 못해요.

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