Decoded Slug: ~かいがあって (〜kaiga atte)

Japanese JLPT Grammar Point
~かいがあって (〜kaiga atte)

~かいがあって (〜kaiga atte)

Short explanation:

Used to express that an effort is worth it or has value; 'to be worth the effort' or 'to pay off'.


Verb-casual (stem) + かいがあって


Mainichi benkyou suru kaiga atte, tesuto ni goukaku shita.
It was worth the effort of studying every day, as I passed the test.
Renshuu no kaiga atte, shiai ni katsu koto ga dekita.
The practice paid off, and we were able to win the match.
Ame no naka wo hashitte kita kaiga atte, densha ni maniatta.
It was worth running in the rain, as I made it to the train on time.
Hayaoki shite o-souji wo shita kaiga atte, heya ga kirei ni natta.
Waking up early and cleaning was worth it, as the room became clean.

Long explanation:

The ~かいがあって grammar point is used to convey the idea that an action or effort is worth it, or that it has value. It is often translated as 'to be worth the effort' or 'to pay off' in English. It is typically associated with actions or efforts that led to a successful or desirable result.

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