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Decoded Slug: Verb ていただく (〜te itadaku)

Japanese JLPT Grammar Point
Verb ていただく (〜te itadaku)

Verb ていただく (〜te itadaku)

Short explanation:

Used to express receiving someone's favor or help; 'to kindly do'.


Verb-て form + いただく


Meeru o okutte itadaite, arigatou gozaimasu.
Thank you for kindly sending the email.
Nimotsu o hakonde itadaite, tasukarimashita.
I was saved by your kindness of carrying the luggage.
Shiryou o chekku shite itadakitai desu.
I would like you to kindly check the documents.
Sensei ni adobaisu o shite itadakimashita.
The teacher kindly gave me advice.

Long explanation:

The ~ていただく grammar point is used to express that someone has kindly done a favor or provided help. It is a more polite and humble way of saying that you received someone's help. The formation is created by attaching て-form of the verb + いただく.

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