Decoded Slug: ~인 바 [in ba] (Since, because it's the case that)

Korean Grammar Point
~인 바 [in ba] (Since, because it's the case that)

~인 바 [in ba] (Since, because it's the case that)

Short explanation:

Used to express 'since' or 'because it's the case that'.


Verb-인 바


모임이 취소된 바 있으므로, 오늘은 집에서 쉴 생각이에요.
Moim-i chwiso-doen ba iss-eumyeo, oneul-eun jib-eseo swil saeng-gag-ieyo.
Since the meeting has been cancelled, I plan to rest at home today.
그녀가 도착한 바 없으니, 아마 그녀는 우리를 기다리나 봐요.
Geunyeo-ga dochakhan ba eobs-euni, ama geunyeo-neun ulil gidalina bwayo.
Since she hasn't arrived, she must be waiting for us.
이 바이러스가 감염된 바 있는 사람들은 자가 격리를 해야 합니다.
I baireoseu-ga gam-yeomdoen ba issneun saramdeul-eun jaga gyeokli leul haeya habnida.
People who have been infected with this virus must self-quarantine.
화장실을 사용한 바 있으니, 지금은 다른 사람이 사용할 수 있어요.
Hwajangsil-eul sayonghan ba iss-euni, jigeum-eun dareun saram-i sayonghal su iss-eoyo.
Since I've already used the bathroom, someone else can use it now.

Long explanation:

'~인 바 [in ba]' is a grammar form in Korean that is used to provide a reason or cause for something. It is similar to saying 'since' or 'because it's the case that' in English. Typically, it is used in formal or written Korean rather than in everyday conversational Korean. This form tends to be more often used in news, essays or official documents.

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