Decoded Slug: Verb て くれる (Verb-te kureru)

Japanese JLPT Grammar Point
Verb て くれる (Verb-te kureru)

Verb て くれる (Verb-te kureru)

Short explanation:

Expresses that someone does something for the speaker (or another person in speaker's group); 'to do something for me/us'.


Verb-te form + くれる


Tomodachi ga shukudai wo tetsudatte kuremashita.
My friend helped me with my homework.
Otouto ga heya wo souji shite kureta.
My younger brother cleaned the room for me.
Sensei ga shitsumon ni kotaete kuremasu.
The teacher answers my questions for me.
Kanojo ga tegami wo kaite kureru.
She writes a letter for me.

Long explanation:

The て くれる grammar point is used to express when someone does something for, or gives something to the speaker (or someone in the speaker's group). The action is usually done willingly or as a favor by the person performing the action. It is usually translated into English as 'to do something for me' or 'to give something to me'.

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