Decoded Slug: Verb ようと思う (Verb-you to omou)

Japanese JLPT Grammar Point
Verb ようと思う (Verb-you to omou)

Verb ようと思う (Verb-you to omou)

Short explanation:

Express intention or plan to do something; 'I think I will', 'I plan to', 'I intend to'.


Verb-volitional + と思う


Ashita, eiga wo miru you to omoimasu.
I think I will watch a movie tomorrow.
Shuumatsu ni tomodachi to asobu you to omotteimasu.
I plan to hang out with friends on the weekend.
Benkyou wo motto ganbaru you to omou.
I intend to study harder.
Rainen wa kaigai ryokou ni iku you to omotteiru.
I plan to go on an overseas trip next year.

Long explanation:

The ようと思う grammar point is used to express the intention or plan to do something in the future. It can be translated as 'I think I will', 'I plan to', or 'I intend to' in English. The formation involves using the volitional form of the verb followed by と思う.

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