@Syniez But this is not what my textbook says. There is another sentence "컴퓨터게임을 한 지 5시간이 넘었어요 / 됐어요." and it's translated as "I have already been playing computer games for 5 hours. The book I'm using is Korean grammar in use which is like the best textbook out there so it's hard for me to believe that it's wrong 🤔
@WangJiaEr It should be using 시작한 지 instead of 한 지.
"Remember, “지” represents the time period from when the action took place until the present. It’s possible that the action is still occurring, but it’s also possible that the action has stopped. In the context where the action has stopped, and where one wants to indicate how long it has been since something last occurred, the Korean sentence can be the same as the context where the action is continuing"
By using 한 지, it creates an ambiguity that can mean either "one hour has passed since starting hwk", or "one hour has passed since finishing hwk" Because of that ambiguity, it's uncommon for people to just use 한 지. You need to specify whether the action is still on going or has been completed with either 시작한 지, or 끝난 지
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