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Decoded Slug: ですから~ (desu kara)

Japanese JLPT Grammar Point
ですから~ (desu kara)

ですから~ (desu kara)

Short explanation:

Expresses the reason or cause for something; 'because', 'since', 'so'.


Verb-ますstem + ですから, い-Adjective + ですから,な-Adjective + ですから, Noun + ですから


Kyou wa samui desu kara, ko-to wo kite kudasai.
It is cold today, so please wear a coat.
Kono eiga wa omoshiroi desu kara, zehi mite kudasai.
This movie is interesting, so please do watch it.
Ashita wa yasumi desu kara, yukkuri nete kudasai.
Tomorrow is a day off, so please sleep in.
Kare wa shinsetsu desu kara, tetsudatte kureru deshou.
He is kind, so he will probably help you.

Long explanation:

The ですから grammar point is used to indicate the reason or cause for a situation or action within a sentence, often with an explanation. It can be translated as 'because', 'since', or 'so' in English. The formation differs depending on whether it is used with a verb, い-adjective, な-adjective, or noun.

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