Korean Grammar Dictionary

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While (one was at/about it), when, as, since, as long as (...anyway) one had done it or was doing it; incidental to the occasion of doing something (in the past).

그냥 시어머니와 마주쳤거나 마주친 김에 (겨울 12)
It was either that they bumped into her mother-in-law or having chanced to bump into her, they figured they might as well ...