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Japanese JLPT Grammar Point
Verb て もらう (Verb-te morau)

Verb て もらう (Verb-te morau)

Short explanation:

Express receiving a favor or action from someone.


Verb-て form + もらう


Tomodachi ni shukudai o tetsudatte moratta.
I had my friend help me with my homework.
Haha ni heya o souji shite moraimashita.
I had my mother clean my room.
Kare ni nimotsu o motte moraitai.
I want him to carry my luggage for me.
Sensei ni shitsumon ni kotaete moraemasu ka?
Can I have the teacher answer my question?

Long explanation:

The Verb て もらう grammar point is used to express that the speaker or a third person receives a favor or action from someone else. It describes an action performed by someone for the benefit of the speaker or a third person, implying gratitude or request from the beneficiary.

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