Decoded Slug: ~이 되다 [i doeda] (Become)

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~이 되다 [i doeda] (Become)

~이 되다 [i doeda] (Become)

Short explanation:

Used to indicate a change or transformation; 'become'


Noun + 이 되다


가을이라서 날씨가 추워지니까 점점 니트웨어가 필요하다는 것을 느끼게 되어요.
Ga-eul-iraseo nalssi-ga chuwo-jini-kka jeomjeom nit-wea-ga pilyohan geot-eul neukkige doeeoyo.
As it becomes autumn and the weather gets colder, I start to feel the need for knitwear.
학부생 때는 지망 직업이 변호사였는데, 대학원에서는 교수가 되고 싶다는 생각이 들었어요.
Hakbosaeng ttaeneun jimang jig-eob-i byeonhosa-yeossneunde, daehakwon-eseoneun gyosu-ga doego sipda-neun saeng-gag-i deuleosseoyo.
When I was an undergraduate, I aspired to be a lawyer, but in graduate school, I started to think of becoming a professor.
나는 친구들과 공부를 함께하니까 점점 좋은 학생이 되어가고 있어요.
Na-neun chingu-deul-gwa gongbu-reul hamkke-hanikka jeomjeom joeun haksaeng-i doeeo-gago iss-eoyo.
I am becoming a better student as I study with my friends.
얼굴에 흠집이 난 후에, 그 흠집은 큰 흉터가 되었어요.
Eolgul-e heumjip-i nan hu-e, geu heumjip-eun keun hyungteo-ga doeeoss-eoyo.
After the face was scratched, that scratch became a big scar.

Long explanation:

'~이 되다 [i doeda]' is a common expression in Korean that is used to demonstrate the transformation or change from one state or condition to another, often referring, but not limited, to changes in weather, job positions, relationships, behaviour, or a particular state. The expression '이 되다' is typically used after a noun.

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