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Decoded Slug: ~てくれと (〜te kureto)

Japanese JLPT Grammar Point
~てくれと (〜te kureto)

~てくれと (〜te kureto)

Short explanation:

Request someone to do something for you; 'please do', 'I ask you to'.


Verb-te form + くれと, い-adjective + くれと, な-adjective + だろう, Noun + だろう


Denwa wo kakete kureto iwaremashita.
I was asked to make a phone call.
Kono nimotsu wo hakonde kureto tanonde imasu.
I'm asking you to please carry this luggage.
Saigo made matte kureto onegaishimashita.
I asked you to please wait until the end.
Yasunde kureto iwaremashita.
I was told to please rest.

Long explanation:

The ~てくれと grammar point is used to make a polite request, asking someone to do something for you. It can be translated as 'please do' or 'I ask you to' in English. The formation differs depending on whether it is used with a verb, い-adjective, な-adjective, or noun.

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