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Decoded Slug: ~につけ~につけ (〜ni tsuke 〜ni tsuke)

Japanese JLPT Grammar Point
~につけ~につけ (〜ni tsuke 〜ni tsuke)

~につけ~につけ (〜ni tsuke 〜ni tsuke)

Short explanation:

Expresses 'whenever', 'each time', 'whether...or'.


Verb-casual + につけ, い-Adjective + につけ, な-Adjective + につけ, Noun + につけ


Gaikoku e iku ni tsuke, benkyou suru ni tsuke, kotoba no kabe ni butsukaru.
Whether I go abroad or study, I always encounter language barriers.
Kare to hanasu ni tsuke, kare ga kangaeru ni tsuke, kare no chishiki ni odorokasareru.
Whenever I talk to him or hear his thoughts, I'm always amazed by his knowledge.
Kono kouen de asobu ni tsuke, sanpo suru ni tsuke, kodomo jidai wo omoidasu.
Each time I play or take a walk in this park, it reminds me of my childhood.
Haru ni tsuke, aki ni tsuke, kare wa bokou wo otozureru.
Whether in spring or autumn, he visits his alma mater.

Long explanation:

The ~につけ~につけ grammar point is used to express that something happens 'each time' or 'whenever' a certain event or situation occurs, and can also mean 'whether...or'. This grammar point indicates that the same event or feeling occurs no matter which of the following situations happen.

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