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Understanding expressions 2

Understanding expressions: Can I try this skirt on? / Yes, try it on.
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Prof.Ahn: When we are in a clothes shop a we see something that we like, we want to try it on, right? Let’s learn how to say that. I am a customer. Can I try this pair of pants on?
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Joel: Yes, try putting them on.
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Prof.Ahn: “ibeo bol su isseoyo?” is an expression we can use when we want to try on some clothes we picked out. After hearing us ask for permission the shop assistant will answer by giving or not giving us approval. If we can try it on they will say “Ne, han beon ibeo boseyo.” or, if we cannot, they’ll say “Joesong hajiman an doeyo”. Now then shall we practice some more? This time you two try to do it on your own. Joel, you’ll be the customer.
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Joel: Can I try this T-shirt on?
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Anna: Yes, try it on.
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Prof.Ahn: Good. This time, Anna, you’ll be the customer.
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Anna: Can I try this skirt on?
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Joel: Yes, try it on.
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Prof.Ahn: Well done. Ok, everyone, try to practice it one more time. “I baji ibeo bol su isseoyo?”

‘입어 볼 수 있어요?’ is an expression we can use when we want to try on some clothes we picked out.

After hearing us ask for permission the shop assistant will answer by giving or not giving us approval.

If we can try it on they will say ’네. 한번 입어 보세요.‘ or, if we cannot, they’ll say ’죄송하지만 안 됩니다‘.

Example)

  • A : 이 바지 입어 볼 수 있어요?

  • B : 네. 한번 입어 보세요.

  • A : 이 치마 입어 볼 수 있어요?

  • B : 네. 한번 입어 보세요.

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