Seeking and/or giving permission in Korean is typically carried out by the form ~어/아도 되다. This form is constructed from ~어/아도 “even if” and the verb 되다 “become/get/turn into.” Some other adjectives, such as 괜찮다 “be fine” or 좋다 “be good,” can be used instead of 되다 to indicate the similar meaning. Consequently, the construction ~어/아도 되다 (or 괜찮다/좋다) literally means “it is all right even if…”