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"어떻게 들려요?"

Translation:How does it sound?

November 16, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KrKonar

How does it it sound. How do you hear? How is it being heard. All the same


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ayszhang

I don't think the Korean phrase means what the English phrase implies (i.e A confirmation of a proposal)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/oee16

Could you elaborate on this ayszhang?

In English, "how does it sound?" is a question aimed at probing the listener for an opinion to "it" i.e. the matter mentioned. This matter could be a proposal or the actual sound (e.g. song, instrument, ...).

How does it sound? = What do you think of what you have just heard?

So what should the Korean equivalent be? -는 어떻게 들려요? (/어때?) ?

Thanks.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Theparser

듣다 (to hear) --> 들리다 (to be heard)

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