Korean Grammar Dictionary

-더라도 【설령 그녀에게 무언가 강한 의사 표현을 해야 할 때가 오더라도 [ edit | delete | edit examples ]
연결어미 Connective ending (연결어미 Connective ending)
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Even though (it has been observed that ...); even granted/supposing that. Most of the time, the retrospective sense of the -더- is completely bleached out and this pattern serves simply as a colloquial and/or more intense equivalent of just -어도.
on plain bases
설령 그녀에게 무언가 강한 의사 표현을 해야 할 때가 오더라도 (빈처)
even if the time should come when I have to express some opinion to her forcefully …

어디가 어떻게 잘못된 아이가 태어나더라도 (나무꾼)
even should a child be born that was somehow in some way deformed …

허랑한 학생 아니더라도 (겨울 15)
even though he isn't some loose student ...

일 년 안에 청장을 하더라도 (복덕방 )
even should they settle accounts within the year …

더위를 팔더라도 (불 5)
despite the selling of the heat ...

도중에 헤어지게 되더라도 (삼포 5)
even if they get separated on the way ...

암만 즈 아버지가 반대를 하더라도 (옥토끼 )
even if her father should oppose ... (Note also 즈 for 저의 = 자기의.)

설혹 마음이 없더라도 (옥토끼 )
even if she is no longer interested in me ...
on past bases
하기야 청첩장을 보냈더라도 (무진 13)
anyway, even if you had sent an invitation ...