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Decoded Slug: ~上で (〜ue de)

Japanese JLPT Grammar Point
~上で (〜ue de)

~上で (〜ue de)

Short explanation:

Used to express that something is done after or on the grounds of something else; 'after', 'on the basis of'.


Verb-ますstem + 上で, Noun + の上で


Chousa wo okonatta ue de, ketsuron wo dashimashou.
Let's draw a conclusion after conducting the investigation.
Shuushoku katsudou wo oeta ue de, shingaku suru ka dou ka kimemasu.
I will decide whether to go on to further studies after finishing job hunting.
Shichaku shita ue de, kono fuku wo kau ka dou ka kangaemasu.
I will think about whether to buy this outfit after trying it on.
Keiken sha no iken wo kiita ue de, purojekuto no houkousei wo kettei shimashou.
Let's decide the direction of the project after listening to the opinions of experienced people.

Long explanation:

The ~上で grammar point is used to indicate that an action or decision is made after or on the grounds of another action or condition. It can be translated as 'after' or 'on the basis of' in English. It is commonly used with verbs in the ます-stem form (also called the 連用形) and nouns.

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