[Grammar] 을수록 the more… the more…

-(으)ㄹ수록

means ‘the more…, the more…’ and sometimes it is used as -(으)면 -(으)ㄹ수록.   For example,

한국어는 공부할수록 재미있습니다.  The more study, Korean is more fun.

갈수록 길이 좁아져요.  The more go, streets are more narrow.

잠은 많이 잘수록 더 피곤합니다. The more you sleep, you will be more tired.

*생각을 하면 할수록 짜증이 나요.  = 생각을 할수록 짜증이 나요. The more think about that, I am more frustrated.

*보면 볼수록 좋아져요. = 볼수록 좋아져요.  The more I see, I like more (someone/something)

* 일을 하면 할수록 더 어려워요. = 일을 할수록 더 어려워요. The more I work, the work is more difficult.

 

There is an idiom in Korean with this grammar, it is ‘갈수록 태산이다’ which means ‘Something is worse and worse.’

 

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