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오래된 시골 마을에 착한 농부가 살고 있었다. 그는 아직 결혼하지 않은 채 혼자 생활하고 있었다.
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Replace an action

Instead of, compensate for, but
Indicates an action can be replaced or compensated by another.
  • 대신에 주문좀 해주시겠어요?
    Could you order instead of me?
  • 대신에 피자를 먹을래요?
    Will you have pizza instead of rice?

Usage with nouns modifiers

There is a common pattern that make use of V+는/(으)ㄴ/(으)ㄹ and 대신(에) to describe an action can be replaced or compensated by another action

ㄴ/은/는 대신에 (Present and past)

Expresses the extent to which something is done, or a condition exists

  • 옷은 예쁜 대신에 가격이 비싸요.
    This dress is expensive but pretty.
  • 여행을 가는 대신에 집에서 거예요.
    Instead of going on a trip, I will rest at home.

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