~려던 참이었어요. (Be about to + V)
~ 려던 참이었어요. (Be about to + V)
This expression is used when you try to start an action which is stated in verb form.
- 문을 열려던 참이었어요. (I was about to open the door.)
- 그들은 학교에 가려던 참이었어요. (They were about to go to school.)
By Kang Nang-won
Nang-won is a student of Korean Language and Literature at Chonnam National University