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Decoded Slug: それから、~ (sorekara、~)

Japanese JLPT Grammar Point
それから、~ (sorekara、~)

それから、~ (sorekara、~)

Short explanation:

Meaning 'after that', 'and then' or 'then', indicating sequence of events.


Clause 1 + それから + Clause 2


Kōhī o nonde, sorekara ie o demashita.
I drank coffee, and then I left the house.
Kaimono o shite, sorekara eiga o mini ikimashita.
I went shopping, and then I went to watch a movie.
Kanojo wa benkyou o shite, sorekara nemashita.
She studied, and then she went to sleep.
Paatii ni itte, sorekara tomodachi to hanashimashita.
I went to the party, and then I talked with my friends.

Long explanation:

The それから grammar point is used to describe the sequence of events or actions, indicating that one action or event takes place after another. It can be translated as 'after that', 'and then', or 'then' in English. It can be used with verbs, adjectives, and nouns but should be placed between two clauses.

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