Lesson12:~てある /~te aru/something has been brought about on purpose by someone

Lesson12:~てある /~te aru/something has been brought about on purpose by someone



Audio

Dialog

男:このパソコン使ってもいいですか?
女:そのパソコンは壊れていますよ。
男:そうですか。あのパソコンはどうですか?
女:あのパソコンも壊れていますよ。
男:困りましたね。

M:Can I use this PC?
F:That PC has been broken.
M:Oh right.How about that PC?
F:That PC has also been broken.
M:That is too bad.

Grammar explaination

You can use “~てある” when you want to say “something has been brought about on purpose by someon”.

has been brought about on purpose by somebody, It has been done by somebody

Use transitive verb te-form + aru.

■The patterns is below:

transitive verb てform +ある

Example sentences

レストランの予約がしてあります。
A Restaurant reservation has been made.

ドアがしめてあります。
The door is kept closed.

テレビがつけてあります。
TV is on <by someboby>.

Vocabularies

パソコン(personal computer)

壊れる(to be broken)

困る(to have difficulty in)

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