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About the conjugation of "주다"

In 해요체, the conjugation of "주다" in past tense should be "줬어요" ; however, in some places it is conjugated like "줘어요" or "주있어요". I know the third one is the reduced form of the first. Which one is commonly used in which circumstances?

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Sorry, the last one should have been like "주었어요" rather than "주있어요".

For learning: Korean
Base language: English
Category: Language

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    There is no "줘어요" and "주있어요" . Rather "줘요" - It is a little bit respectful expression but not a too respectful one. So it can used in the situation that he or she asks someone who is not senior. If you use "줘요" to someone older than you, it sounds rude.

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