Decoded Slug: Verb て~ (Verb + te~)

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Verb て~ (Verb + te~)

Verb て~ (Verb + te~)

Short explanation:

A verb conjugation that connects actions or states.


Verb (Group 1) - Replace last syllable with 〜て, Verb (Group 2) - Replace 'る' with 〜て, Verb (Group 3) - する becomes して, くる becomes きて


Koohii o nonde, dekakemasu.
After drinking coffee, I will go out.
Kaimono o shite, ie ni kaerimashou.
Let's go shopping and then go home.
Shukudai o shite, nemasu.
After doing my homework, I will sleep.
Tomodachi o matte, issho ni eiga o mini ikimasu.
I will wait for my friend and go watch a movie together.

Long explanation:

The ~て form of a verb is used to connect actions or states in a sequence, implying that the first action is completed before the second one starts. The ~て form is frequently used in casual speech, and it can also be used in polite speech when combined with certain auxiliary verbs like ください (kudasai) or いる (iru).

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