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Korean grammar - I heard…. Is it true? - (으)ㄴ/는다면서요?

I heard…. Is it true? - (으)ㄴ/는다면서요?

Pattern: Verb stem + ()/는다면서요?

The pattern Verb stem + ()/는다면서요? is used confirm something with the listener which the speaker has heard from someone.

The equivalent in English is 'I heard, right?' or 'I heard. Is it true?'

With descriptive verbs the pattern is Verb stem + 다면서요?

그가 방학 동안 집에 온다면서요?
(I heard) he's coming home for vacation. Is it true?
그동안 다이어트에 성공했다면서요?
(I heard that) in the meantime, he succeeded in dieting. Is it true?

성공하다 means 'to succeed'

그 식당에 가봤다면서요?
(You said) (you) have been to that restaurant, right?
세영이는 한국어와 영어 모두 잘할 수 있다면서요?
(You said) Se-young can speak both Korean and English, right?
우리 집에 오늘 5명의 손님이 온다면서요?
Five guests are coming to my house today, aren't they?
그 티를 입어봤다면서요?
(You said) you tried on the shirt, right?
그 회사에 이력서를 넣었다면서요?
(You said) you applied for the company with your resume, right?
그 남자는 지금 일본에 없다면서요?
(I heard) that guy is not in Japan right now. Is it true?
그가 서울대에 다니고 있다면서요?
(I heard) he is attending Seoul National University, right?

서울대 is an abbreviation of 서울대학교 (Seoul National University)

채영이는 내년까지 한국에 머문다면서요?
(I heard) Chaeyoung will stay in Korea until next year. Is it true?
거기에 눈이 많이 왔다면서요?
(I heard) it snowed there a lot - is that right?
저는 다음 달에 한국에 가요. 이번 달에 간다면서요?
I'm going to Korea next month. (I heard that) (you) are going this month, no?
핸드폰 바꿨어요? 돈 없다면서요?
Did (you) change your cell phone? (I thought that) (you) don't have money?
그 회사가 망했다면서요? 진짜예요?
(I heard) that company went bankrupt? Really?

망하다 means 'to fail' or 'to go bankrupt' or 'to go broke'

한국 사람들은 김치를 매일 먹는다면서요?
(I heard) Koreans eat kimchi every day? Is it true?