【N4】たり・・たりする/tari..tari suru

たり・・たりする tari..tari suru

 How to make”たり・・たりする..” in Japanese.

    • ・ Meaning: do such things as A and B
    • ・ JLPT Level: N4 日本語能力試験N4級レベル
    ・ Category: grammar 文法

You can use たり・・たりする when you want to say ” do such things as A and B

The patterns is below:

verb ta-form + ri ,verb ta-form + ri suru
do such things as A and B
It makes a list of activities or attributes. It means something like “this and that/sometimes this and sometimes that/in some parts this in other parts that”. With nouns or -na adjectives it becomes “~だったり …~だったりする”.

 例文:Examples of sentence (with audio)

私は本を読んだりテレビを見たりするのが好きです。Watashi wa hon o yonda ri , TV o mitari suru noga suki desu
I like to do such as reading books and watching TV

先週私は大阪に行ったり、奈良に行ったりしました。Senshu watashi wa Osaka ni ittari Nara ni ittari shimashita
I went to Osaka and Nara among other places over the weekend

昨日私は本を読んだりお菓子を食べたりした。Kinou watashi wa hon wo yondari okashi wo tabetari shita.
Yesterday I was reading a book and eating sweets.

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