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What purpose does "일이" play in this sentence?

급한 일이 생겨 가지고.

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    급한 일이 means urgent and pressing task, business, duties work 급한 일이 생겨 가지고 means i have urgent task, duties foming

    the example you have quoted is probably not a complete sentence, all because of the role of 가지고. Normally as a simple verb 가지고 means to possess something but here it serves as a complementary verb to qualify the preceding verb (like the role of 두다,놓다). It basically forms a kind of connective between a preceding event and an aftermath. If you have ever come across the pattern 어/아서 before it works very similarly to that. worth knowing it.

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