Plan And Intention

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The form -(으)ㄹ게요 is a simple way to express your intent or to make a promise. This form is used in conversations with friends or family though.


The form -(으)ㄹ래요 is a casual form to either ask for someone’s decision, opinion or intentions; or to express your intention, plan or decision.

-(으)려고 하다

The verb ending -(으)려고 하다 you use to express the intention or plan of the subject. However, he or she has yet to act upon said plan or intention.


The form -겠다 is a versatile form that you will often hear in Korean. It expresses one’s intentions, one’s intuitive suppositions and the near future.

-기로 했다

The Korean expression -기로 했다 indicates a promise to do something you have made with someone or with yourself. It is typically used in the past tense.