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Decoded Slug: ~つもりで (〜tsumori de)

Japanese JLPT Grammar Point
~つもりで (〜tsumori de)

~つもりで (〜tsumori de)

Short explanation:

Expresses the speaker's intention or plan; 'with the intention of', 'planning to'.


Verb-dictionary form + つもりで


Watashi wa Nihon ni sumu tsumori de Nihongo o benkyou shiteimasu.
I am studying Japanese with the intention of living in Japan.
Kare wa subete o ushinau tsumori de ganburu o shimashita.
He gambled with the intention of losing everything.
Ashita no tesuto ni goukaku suru tsumori de isshoukenmei benkyou shimasu.
I will study hard with the intention of passing tomorrow's test.
Kare wa hayaku okiru tsumori de hayaku nemashita.
He went to bed early with the intention of waking up early.

Long explanation:

The ~つもりで grammar point is used to express the speaker's intention or plan. It illustrates what the speaker intends to do or how they plan to approach a situation. Although frequently used to talk about future plans, it also reflects a sense of assertiveness or determination.

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