Examples: 예쁘다 ---> 예뻐지다 to be pretty --- to become pretty 조용하다 --- 조용해지다 to be quiet--- to become quiet Some adjectives are used so frequently in the 여/야지다 construction that they are mostly considered as independent verbs and have direct English translations too. 1. 다르다 : to be different 달라지다 : to change (to become different) 여기 많이 달라졌어요. 2. 좋다 : to be good 좋아지다 : to improve, to get better 한국말 실력이 많이 좋아졌어요. 3. 많다 : to be multiple 많아지다 : to increase 한국어 공부하는 사람이 많아졌어요. 4. 없다 : to not exist, to not have 없어지다 : to disappear 내 가방이 아까 여기 있었는데 없어졌어요.