N + (이)라서 그래요

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Grammar pattern : Description


Conjugation Rule

Conjugation Rule
Pattern Case Example
Rule 1: If there is no 받침 or if the adj/verb stem ends with a ㄹ 받침
Rule 2: If there is a 받침 at the end of the adj/verb stem

Sentence Examples

Korean English Notes
왜 철수는 한국말을 못해요?"
"중국인이라서 그래요.
Why can't Chul Su speak Korean?"
"It's because he is Chinese.
Polite informal form
이건 왜이렇게 비싸요?"
"수입품이라서 그래요.
Why is this so expensive?"
"It's because that is an imported goods.
Polite informal form
"철수는 어디 갔어? 왜 갑자기 사라졌어?"
"그 사람은 좋아하는 여자라서 그래."
"Where did Chul Su go? Why did he suddenly disappear?"
"It's because that's the girl he likes."


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