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Verb Raising has been taken for granted under minimalism, which assumes that various features of a verb are checked against functional heads such as Infl and Mood etc. The issue of Verb Raising, however, has long puzzled linguists especially in Japanese/Korean linguistics as these are heavily agglutinative languages where such movement seems to be string vacuous and morphemes seem to be loosely concatenated with each other like affixes (Yoon 1994, inter alia). This paper thus investigates the debate on Verb Raising in Korean and Japanese. Based on various syntactic and semantic evidence, it is concluded that verbs are inserted in bare forms, not fully inflected forms, in these languages and thus do not necessarily leave out of its phrase (VP) for the sake of feature checking.