A/V-(으)므로 grammar = because, since, for ~express the cause or reason for the following clause

 A/V-()므로 grammar = because, since, for ~express the cause or reason for the following clause



- A/V-()므로 is used to indicate the cause or reason for the following clause. = because, as, since

- A/V-()므로 is mainly used in writings and formal situations such as speeches and presentations.

- A/V-()므로 can be replaced by -()니까 grammar, - 때문에 grammar, or -/아서 grammar.




A/V-()므로 = because, since

좋다 -> 좋으므로 (because it is good…)

싸다 -> 싸므로 (because it is cheap…)

늦다 -> 늦으므로 (because one is late…)

오시다 -> 오시므로 (because one is coming …)


N-()므로 = because of, because…

설날 -> 설날이므로 (because of Seollal…)

휴가 -> 휴가므로 (because of holiday…)

시험 -> 시험이므로 (because of the test…)

Specific usage:


1. A/V-()므로 can’t be used with -- to indicate supposition or the future tense.


이번 주말에는 바람도 강하고 기온 변화도 심하겠으므로 ( X ) / 심하겠으니 (O) 건강 관리에 신경 쓰십시오.

The wind will be strong this weekend and the temperature will change drastically, so please take care of your health.




1. 법을 위반하였으므로 처벌을 받는 것이 당연하다.

It is natural to be punished for violating the law.


2. 흡연은 건강에 해로우므로 금연을 해야 한다.

Because smoking is harmful for health, you must stop smoking.


3. 품질이 좋고 가격도 싸므로 사람들이 많이 찾는다.

Because the quality is good and the price is also cheap, many people are looking for it.


4. 음주운전은 사고가 위험이 크므로 절대로 해서는 된다.

Drunk driving has a high risk of accident, so never do it.


5. 다음 달에 설날이므로 기차표를 미리 예약해 놓아 한다.

Since it is New Year's Day next month, you should reserve a train ticket in advance.


6. 가을 날씨가 좋으므로 관광객이 많이 온다.

Because the fall weather is good, many tourists are coming.


7. 내일부터 휴가므로 오늘 일을 끝마쳐야겠다.

Because vacation starting tomorrow, I must finish my work today. (일을 끝마치다 = finish work)


8. 다음 주는 명절이므로 길이 막힐 거다.

Because next week is holiday, the roads will be crowded.


9. 서비스는 중도에 해지가 되므로 계약하기 전에 신중하게 생각하십시오.

Because this service cannot be terminated in the middle, you should think carefully before signing the contract.


10. 아직 학생이므로 다른 일에 신경 쓰기보다는 공부를 열심히 해야 한다.

Since you are still a student, you should study harder than pay attention to other things.

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