Korean Grammar Int. ~자마자 (as soon as)

by • January 30, 2013 • Intermediate GrammarComments (0)1924

~자마자 (as soon as)…


This Grammar point is used when an actions happens right after another action. So it is used with verbs.

From my experiences this grammar point is used a lot in everyday Korea.



  • 3시가 되자마자 모두들 퇴근했어요 ~ (As soon as it turned 3 people left work)
  • 새라 씨는 택시에서 내리자마자 뛰기 시작했다 ~ (As soon as Sarah got out the taxi she began to run)
  • 저녁을 먹자마자 잤어요 ~ (As soon as i finished my eating dinner i went to bed)
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