Expression of the Week
Kim Yoon-kyung : 비가 와서... 석주야, 비가 오니까... 교통사고...
It’s raining… Seok-ju, the rain…the accident…
Hyun Suk-ju : 그래, 그만해. 알아 들었어.
I know. Stop. I understood you.
Kim Yoon-kyung: 석주야, 너 꼭 성공해야 돼.
약속해. 너 꼭 성공한다고.
Seok-ju, you have to succeed.
Promise me that you will succeed.
약속해 (Promise me)
약속하다 – v. to promise, pledge, make an appointment (to agree with someone to do a certain thing)
Casual – 약속해
Semi-polite – 약속해요
Polite – 약속해 주세요
>> [약속] means promise and [약속하다] is the verb form meaning to make a promise or pledge. [약속해] is the casual command form of the verb.
>>In order to make the form more polite, add ~요 at the end which makes the semi-polite form “약속해요.” You can add ~아/어 주세요” which makes the request more formal.