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which one is correct? hi guys! i want to say i met my childhood friend after a long time..which of these sentences are correct? 오랜만에 어린 시절 친구를 만났어요 오랜만에 어렸을때 친구를 만났어요 오랜만에 어릴 적 친구를 만났어요 thank you
Jan 21, 2016 7:41 PM
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"I met my childhood friend after a long time" 오랜만에 어린 시절 친구를 만났어요. 오랜만에 어렸을때 친구를 만났어요. (어렸을때 -> 어렸을 때) 오랜만에 어릴 적 친구를 만났어요. All three are correct and natural sounding. 때 and 적 are interchangeable synonyms, and time in the past can be referred to with both ~ㄹ 때 and ~었을 때. 어린 시절(의) is a way of saying 어릴 때 using a set noun phrase, like "from my childhood" as opposed to "from when I was small". So 어린 instead of 어릴/어렸을 is correct in this case. So all three are saying the same thing correctly.
January 21, 2016
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