V+는 것이 좋다 ~ It is good (or better) to do V
Using the expression V+는 것이 좋다 to say that ‘it is good/better to do V’.
미리 준비하는 것이 좋다.
It is good to be prepared in advance.
운동을 할 때는 물을 마시는 것이 좋다.
It’s good to drink water while exercising.
거짓말은 하지 않는 것이 좋다.
It is better not to lie.
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매달리다: to dangle (from)
놀라다: to be surprised by or to wonder (at)
불안: anxiety, apprehension
사라지다: to disappear, vanish
유리거울: glass mirror
지치다: to be tired, be…
Difference between V+다 보니 and V+다가
Is there a big difference between this and -다가?
The wonderful Korean Grammar in Use: Intermediate textbook notes that +다가 is used when one action is interrupted and another action begins, whereas +다 보니 refers to something occuring in the middle of a continuous action, rather than interrupting it.
먹다가 졸았어요. I was eating and dozed off (thus stopped eating).
한잔하다 보니, 취했어요. As I was drinking, I became drunk.
V+다 보니 ~ While doing/being V
By adding +다 보니 to a verb stem, we indicate that while one thing happens, a second thing also occurs. That is, while doing or being V.
열심히 공부하다 보니 날이 어두워졌어요.
It got dark while I was studying hard.
좋아하는 일하다보니 스트레스도 없어요.
I’m not stressed while doing…