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  1. keannu's Avatar
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    #1

    but I'll have some japchae

    The answer is 4 ,but I think 5 suits better. What do you think? For "No, thanks" of 4, "but" sounds awkward.


    1. Choose the right expression
    G: Minsu, would you like some songpyeon?
    B: _____________, but I'll have some japchae.
    G: Help yourself.
    B: Thank you.



    ① How did you do it?
    ② Pardon?
    ③ I'm sorry, but I can't.
    No, thanks.
    ⑤ Of course.

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    #2

    Re: but I'll have some japchae

    'No, thanks' is fine. The word 'but' introduces a preferred alternative.

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    #3

    Re: but I'll have some japchae

    Doesn't "of course" work as well or does it sound awkward?

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    #4

    Re: but I'll have some japchae

    Yes, except that this expression requires the word also or too.

    Of course, but I'll have some japchae also.

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    #5

    Re: but I'll have some japchae

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    Doesn't "of course" work as well or does it sound awkward?
    Probus is correct. Why would someone say yes to an offer of one thing and then ask for something else?

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