-아/어/해 버리다

verb+아/어/해 버리다

-아/어/해 버리다 means an action is complete done or finished and the nuance is that the speaker feels pity or not satisfied and sometimes the speaker want to express to feel relieved because of the result.

Examples for the speaker feels pity or not satisfied about the result.

미안해요. 약속을 잊어버렸어요. I am so sorry, I completely forgot our appointment.
지갑을 잃어버려서 돈이 하나도 없어요. I don’t have any money because I lost my wallet.
친구한테 주려고 케이크를 만들었는데 제 동생이 다 먹어버렸어요. I made a cake for my friend, but my sister ate them all!
친구가 말도 없이 이사를 가버려서 정말 섭섭했어요. I felt very sad because my friend moved without letting me know.
남자 친구와 헤어진 다음에 사진을 다 찢어 버렸어요. I tore up all the pictures after I broke up with my boyfriend.
부모님이 주신 돈을 다 써 버렸어요. I used up all of the money that my parents gave me.
내 과거들 다 지워버리고 싶어요. I want to erase my past.

A clip of KBS drama [누가 뭐래도No matter what] episode 109

Examples for the speaker feel relieved about an action.
밀린 일을 다 해 버리고 나니까 기분이 좋네요. I feel great after I completely done all the overdue work.
숙제를 다 해 버려서 이제 시간이 많이 있어요. I have a lot of time now because I finished all of my homework.
마당에 자란 잡초들을 모두 뽑아 버렸어요. I pull all the weeds out in my yard.
모든 걱정을 떨쳐 버리고 이제 앞으로의 일만 생각하세요. Forget about your worries and think about the future.

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