Lesson16:~てくる /~tekuru/to come to, to become, to continue, to do… and come back

Lesson16:~てくる /~tekuru/to come to, to become, to continue, to do… and come back



Audio

Dialog

男:雨がやんだみたいね
女:うん
男:だんだん晴れてきた
女:これならピクニックにいけるね
男:そうだね

M:Ame ga yanda mitaine.
F:Un.
M:Dandan harete kita.
F:Kore nara pikunikku ni ikeru ne.
M:Soudane.

M:It seems the rain stopped.
F:Yes.
M:Weather is getting fine.
F:So we can go for picnic!
M:Yes!

Grammar explaination

You can use ~てくる when you want to say “to come to A.”

■The patterns is below:

Verb:て-form+くる

Example sentences

もうすぐクリスマスですから、寒くなってきました。Mousugu kurisumasu desu kara,samuku natte kimashita.
Christmas is coming soon so the weather is getting cold.

彼は最初は日本語を話せなかったが、だんだん上手くなってきた。Kare wa saisho wa nihongo wo hanasenakatta ga, dandan umaku natte kita.
He couldn’t speak Japanese at first, but he gradually got skilled through time

暖かくなって来た。Atatakaku natte kita.
It has been getting warmer.

Vocabularies

雨がやむ ame ga yamu(to stop rain)

だんだん dandan(gradually)

晴れる hareru(weather will be fine, clear)

Keep up with your studies!

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