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"I watch the movie at a theatre"

Translation:나는 극장에서 영화를 봅니다

October 21, 2017



This doesn't make sense to me. How can 나 be used with ~ㅂ니다? 나 is informal, but the verb ending is formal.


Someone answered this on another question. So basically 저 is used to lower yourself and -ㅂ니다 is used to raised the listener. If you're higher than the listener, you can raise the listener without lowering yourself, like in this sentence. (I'm a beginner but someone has already answered this and I'm just repeating what was said)


Isn't 극장 more like a theater used for plays and 영화관 like a movie theater though


What's the difference between 저 and 나?


In terms of meaning... none. They are the same. But it is a matter of politeness. Apparently 저 is referring to yourself humbly.

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