Lesson18:~ておく /~te oku /to do something in preparation for something

Lesson18:~ておく /~te oku /to do something in preparation for something



Audio

Dialog

男:ねえねえ聞いた?
女:なにを?
男:大きな地震が来るそうよ
女:じゃあ準備しないとね
男:非常食と懐中電灯を準備しておくね。
女:私はたくさん食べておくね。

M:Did you hear the news?
F:What?
M:I hear big earthquake may happen.
F:so we must prepare for it.
M:I prepare emergency foods and a flashlight for it.
F:I prepare eat a lot for it.

Grammar explaination

You can use “~ておく” when you want to say ” do something in preparation for something”.

Verb te form + おく means ” an action perfromed in preparation for something, doing in advance for something.

■The patterns is below:

てform +おく

Example sentences

(明日試験だから)勉強しておく。
I will study ( for test).

旅行のための新しいかばんを買っておく。
I will buy new bag for travel .

家でパーティーをするので準備をしておきます。
I will prepare for party.

Vocabularies

地震(earthquake)

準備する(to prepare)

非常食(emergency food)

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