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Decoded Slug: Verb ていただきたい (te itadakitai)

Japanese JLPT Grammar Point
Verb ていただきたい (te itadakitai)

Verb ていただきたい (te itadakitai)

Short explanation:

Express a polite request or desire that someone does something for you.


Verb-て form + いただきたい


Shiryou wo kopii shite itadakitai desu.
I would like you to make copies of the documents.
Kono shigoto wo tetsudatte itadakitai no desu ga.
I would like to ask for your assistance with this work.
Moshi yoroshikereba, shidou shite itadakitai desu.
If it is not too much trouble, I would like you to guide me.
Eki made okutte itadakitain desu ga.
I was wondering if you could give me a ride to the station.

Long explanation:

The ていただきたい grammar point is used to express a polite request or a desire for someone to do something for you. It is formed by attaching いただきたい to the て-form of the verb. It is more polite than the て-form + ほしい construction.

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