Supportive verb(or Auxiliary verb) 있다 is the representative of continuity. So the pattern "-아/어 있다" and "-고 있다" are two sides of the same coing: "-어 있다" is used for continuous states while "-고 있다" is about continuous action. 유미가 앉아 있어요. / 유미가 앉고 있어요. Yumi is sitting down. / Yumi is (in the middle of) sitting down. 유미가 앉아 있었어요. / 유미가 앉고 있었어요. Yumi was sitting down. / Yumi was (in the middle of) s..
Knowledge/Korean Grammar 2023. 2. 21. 22:07