Intermediate Grammar #17: ~(으)ㄴ/는 탓에 “Because this happened… that happened…”

← Previous Full Grammar List Next → ~(으)ㄴ/는 탓에: The first clause is a reason or cause for the second (negative) clause Equivalent to “Because this happened… that happened…” Usage: Can also take the form “N 탓에” and “A/V~(으)ㄴ/는 탓이다.” Don’t: use positive clauses afterward – it sounds unnatural Opposite clause: ~(으)ㄴ/는 덕분에 indicates a […]