V/A+ 을/ㄹ 것 같아서


혹시 메뉴 바꿀 수 있을까요? 너무 매울 것 같아서 안 매운 걸로 먹으려고요.
Is it possible to change the order? It seems like it will be spicy, but we want to eat something that isn’t spicy.
김치찌개 주문하셨죠? 주방에 먼저 확인해 볼게요.
Did you order the Kimchi stew? Let me check the kitchen first.
주문 아직 안 들어갔네요 뭐로 바꿔 드릴까요?
The order has not been taken yet. What should we change the order to?
그럼 된장찌개로 바꿔 주세요. 된장찌개는 안 맵죠?
Then we will change it to Soybean Paste stew. The Soybean Paste stew is not spicy, right?
네. 그럼 김치찌개 취소하고 된장찌개로 할게요.
Yes. Then we will cancel the Kimchi stew and order the Soybean Paste stew.
감사합니다. 빨리 부탁드려요.
Thank you. Please make the order quick.

V/A+ 을/ㄹ 것 같아서
It is used with an action verb stem or descriptive verb stem. It is used to explain the situation after the preceding clause states its reasons. It is combined with a Cause or Guessing form, -을/ㄹ 것같다. And -어서/아서/여서 is used for Effect.

‘-ㄹ 것 같아서’ is used if the active verb or descriptive verb stem ends with a vowel or ‘ㄹ’. ‘-을 것 같아서’ is used if the active verb or descriptive verb stem ends with the rest of consonants.

비가 곧 그칠 것 같아서 우산을 안 가지고 왔어요.
Since it seems like there will be no more rain soon, I did not bring my umbrella.

금방 나오실 것 같아서 기다렸어요.
I was waiting because I thought you would be out soon.

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오늘 많이 바쁠 것 같아서 일찍 출근했어요.
I came to work early because I thought I would be very busy today.

Related words
주방 (restaurant) kitchen
주문이 들어가다 to take an order
된장찌개 soybean paste stew
비가 그치다 rain stops

Source: Yonsei University. Korean Language Institute


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