Usage: - where you didn't quite manage to do something you wanted to do (i.e I l almost passed the exam). - where you almost did something you didn't want to do (i.e I almost missed the train). Structure : V(으)ㄹ 뻔 했다. 뻔 means 'to almost happen', combined with the future tense it indicates that you almost did an action. E.g 갈 뻔 했어요. I almost went. 살 뻔 했어요. I almost bought it. 무거워서 떨어뜨릴 뻔 했어요. It was so heavy I almost dropped it. 믿을 뻔 했는데 안 믿었어요. I almost believed it but I didn't.