Decoded Slug: ~から もらいます (〜kara moraimasu)

Japanese JLPT Grammar Point
~から もらいます (〜kara moraimasu)

~から もらいます (〜kara moraimasu)

Short explanation:

To receive something or get someone to do something.


Noun + から + Verb-て form + もらいます


Tomodachi kara purezento wo moraimashita.
I received a present from my friend.
Sensei kara shukudai wo watashite moraimashita.
I got the teacher to hand out the homework.
Okaasan kara ryouri wo tsukutte moraimashita.
I got my mom to cook for me.
Ani kara kuruma wo karite moraimashita.
I got my older brother to lend me his car.

Long explanation:

The ~からもらいます grammar point is used to express receiving something from someone or getting someone to do something for you. In English, it can be translated as 'to receive from' or 'to get someone to do something'. The formation differs depending on whether it is used with a verb, い-adjective, な-adjective, or noun.

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