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  5. "저는 현금으로 지불하고 싶어요."

"저는 현금으로 지불하고 싶어요."

Translation:I want to pay in cash.

January 12, 2018



The Sino-Korean words used in this sentence: 현금 (現金) 지불 (支拂)

現 (나타날 현, 지금 현, 옥빛 현):appear, manifest, become visible

金 (쇠 금) :gold; metals in general; money

支 (가를 지) :disperse, pay; support; branch

拂 (떨칠 불) : shake off

"shaking off the gold (money) that manifested itself in the current moment by paying"


I put- I want to pay by cash


I don't understand the 하고 tho


지불= noun. Payment, 지불하다= verb. To pay, 고 싶다= want to verb, 지불하고 싶어요 = want to pay.


When you were a beginner, as am I, did you mentally go through the process you just described each time you spoke, or did you simply memorize each words cfinal onjugated form?


Not that you asked me, but as a beginner, I used to learn a lot of unconjugated verbs (along with any kind of vocabulary actually), on Memrise mostly. It ends up being beneficial in the long term (as I am able to recognize a lot of words now), but maybe not the best use of my time in hindsight. I am still working with Memrise for vocabulary drills, but now I learn sentence chunks or complete sentences (mostly the ones I encounter during my Italki sessions). That way, I am able to quickly blurt out sentences with context (and associated conjugation).

So that would be my advice, focus on sentences with conjugated chunks rather than single unconjugated verbs. However, the mental process he is describing is still very useful and I go through it often when building my own sentences from scratch.


I like to pay in cash was not accepted. Reported.


Because "like" is 좋아(요)


I feel I am going to forget this word


But it's just a feeling it probably isnt real


How generous of you

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