Expression of the Week
|Lina:||돌아가 주세요. Please go back.|
|Ji-sook:||제발요. 그 아이는 제 하나밖에 없는 아들이에요. Please. He’s my only son.|
|Lina:||이 분 모셔다 드리세요. Please see her out.|
|Ji-sook:||됐어요, 제가 알아서 나갑니다. Don’t worry. I’ll leave on my own. 가볼게요. I’ll go.|
가볼게요. (I’ll go)
가다 – v. to go, to move from one place to another, to leave
-(으)ㄹ게요 – (informal addressee-raising) future tense meaning “I will”
Casual – 가볼게
Semi-polite – 가볼게요
Polite – 가보겠습니다
>> [가볼게요] or the “verb + (으)ㄹ게요” pattern is used for the future tense and can only be used with the first person.
>>”verb + (으)ㄹ게요” not only is a future tense, but it expresses the speaker’s will, commitment or promise which is why the pattern is used when there is a listener.
>>this pattern can only be used as a statement and cannot be used as a question.