Today we'll be looking at the usage of " A/V/N ~고 보니까 " Korean grammar point with some examples.
An expression used to state that the speaker did the act mentioned in the preceding statement, then realised the fact in the following statement
It's when the speaker does something and then comes into sudden realisation looking at the past actions.
1. 음식점에서 밥을 먹고 보니 지갑이 없어 승규는 몹시 당황했다.
After eating at a restaurant, Seung-gyu was very embarrassed because he didn't have a wallet.
You can simply use ~고 보니 omitting ~까 in the end.
The basic conjugation rules are :
Verb ~고 보니까 :
고백하다 - 고백하고 보니
1. 정에 대해 고백하고 보니까 서로에 대한 믿음이 한층 더 두터워진 더라고요.
When I confessed my affection, our faith in each other became stronger.
2. 공부하다 - 공부하고 보니
사회복지 공부 하고 보니 벌써 31 이네요.
I'm already 31 years old after studying social welfare.
3. 만들다 - 만들고 보니
만들고 보니까 음식 영상만 있네요.
After making it, there are only food videos.
4. 먹다 - 먹고 보니
김치찌개를 먹고 보니 맵지 않았어요.
It wasn't spicy after eating kimchi stew.
Adjective ~아/어지고 보니까 :
1. 길다 - 길어지고 보니
이렇게 길어지고 보니까 다른 방법을 찾지 않고 쉬었던 시간들이 몹시 후회스럽습니다.
As it gets so long, I regret the time I rested without finding another way.
2. 많다 - 많아지고 보니
돈이 없을 때는 몰랐는데 돈이 많아지고 보니 더 외롭다는 생각이 들었어요
I didn't know when I didn't have money, but I felt more lonely because I had a lot of money.
Noun ~이/가 되고 보니까 :
1. 가수 -- 가수가 되고 보니
막상 가수가 되고 보니까 그 말을 조금 이해할 수 있을 것 같다
Now that I'm a singer, I think I can understand that.
2. 선생님 - 선생님이 되고 보니
중학교 선생님이 되고 보니 여러 과목을 다 가르쳐야 했다.
After becoming a middle school teacher, I had to teach all kinds of subjects.
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