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I've always had trouble understanding the difference between having tried something (done something) vs. having tried something (attempted to do something and failed or succeeded). So I want to see if I understand it now with this VERY REPETITIVE couple of sentences. I made the four sentences repetitive so that I could focus on the difference in meaning.


산꼭대기에 결코 안 가 봤어요. (haven't done it yet)
지난 주 산꼭대기에 등산하려고 했는데 길은 닫았어요. (attempted but failed)
어제 산꼭대기에 등산하려고 했고 길은 열었어요. (attempted and succeeded)
그래서 지금은 산꼭대기에 가 봤어요. (have done it)

I have never been to the top of the mountain.
Last week I tried to climb to the top of the mountain but the trail was closed.
Yesterday I tried to climb to the top of the mountain and the trail was open.
So, as of now, I have been to the top of the mountain.


Does it make sense? Have I understood correctly?

감사합니다!

For learning: Korean
Base language: English
Category: Language

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    산꼭대기에 결코 안 가 봤어요. (haven't done it yet)
    산꼭대기에 가본적이 없어요.
    산정상에 올라본 적이 없어요 (산꼭대기 can be changed to 정상, summit)

    지난 주 산꼭대기에 등산하려고 했는데 길은 닫았어요. (attempted but failed)
    지난 주 정상에 오르려 했는데, 길이 닫혔어요.
    지난 주 정상에 오르려 했는데, 길이 폐쇄되었어요.

    어제 산꼭대기에 등산하려고 했고 길은 열었어요. (attempted and succeeded)
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    그래서 지금은 산꼭대기에 가 봤어요. (have done it)
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    어제 등산하러 가서 정상에 올랐어요.

    You understand correctly however, in those examples, you just need to know some vocabularies.
    산 a mountain
    꼭대기 the top of something
    산꼭대기 - the top of a mountain, good expression
    정상 the top of something
    산정상 the top of a mountain but sometimes just 정상 can be enough, because 정상 usually means the top of a mountain.
    (정상 - the top position of something or status, or peak. eg. 각국의 정상 -summit / presidents or prime ministers of each country)
    등산 - to climb a mountain or climbing a mountain
    폐쇄 - closed / locked
    닫았다 close something
    닫히다 closed (passive form of 닫다)

    '결코" never, we usually say '결코' when you swear something meaning 'never did'
    "산에 등산을 하다", you use '산' twice, so you should say just 등산하다
    산에 오르다, means 'to climb a mountain'
    정상에 오르다 means 'to climb to the peak of a mountain'
    and 오르다 means to climb, take a bus or a plane, ride, rise, raise, progress, be serve etc.

    Good luck!

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