Decoded Slug: ~とすると (〜to suru to)

Japanese JLPT Grammar Point
~とすると (〜to suru to)

~とすると (〜to suru to)

Short explanation:

Expresses 'when', 'if', 'given that' in a speculative or hypothetical sense.


Verb-casual + とすると, い-Adjective + とすると,な-Adjective + だとすると, Noun + だとすると


Kare ga kuru to suru to, mou sugu koko ni tsuku hazu desu.
If he is coming, he should arrive here soon.
Kono shigoto wo oeru to suru to, saitei demo san-nichi wa kakaru deshou.
Assuming that this work is finished, it would take at least three days.
Sensou ga okiru to suru to, ooku no hitobito ga inochi wo otosu koto ni naru deshou.
If a war were to occur, many people would lose their lives.
Kare ga keieisha da to suru to, ooku no sekinin ga aru deshou.
If he is the manager, he would have many responsibilities.

Long explanation:

The ~とすると grammar point is used to express a hypothetical or speculative situation. It is often used when making assumptions or predictions based on certain conditions, and can be roughly translated as 'when', 'if', or 'assuming that' in English. It is used with all types of words, including verbs, adjectives, and nouns.

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