JLPT N4 Grammar (ta tokoro)

Meaning

just finished doing, was just doing

How to use

Verb (た form)ところ
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Learn Japanese grammar: (ta tokoro). Meaning: just finished doing, was just doing.


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Example #1

いまおきたところです。
ima okita tokoro desu.
I just woke up.
Example #2

ひるごはんをたべたところです。
hirugohan o tabeta tokoro desu.
I was just eating lunch.
Example #3

アメリカからにほんにもどったところです。
amerika kara nihon ni modotta tokoro desu.
I just returned to Japan from America.
Example #4

えきについたとき、ちょうどでんしゃがでたところでした。
eki ni tsuita toki, choudo densha ga deta tokoro deshita.
I arrived at the station just as the train left.
Example #5

あなたのことをはなしたところだよ。
anata no koto o hanashita tokoro da yo.
We were just talking about you.
Example #6

としょかんにあなたをさがしにいったところです。
toshokan ni anata o sagashi ni itta tokoro desu.
I was just heading to the library to look for you.
Example #7

「レポートはもうかきおわりましたか。」
「はい。きょう、かきおわったところです。」
「repooto wa mou kakiowarimashita ka.」
「hai. kyou, kakiowatta tokoro desu.」
“Have you finished writing your report?”
“Yeah, I just finished it today.”
Example #8

「もしもし、さっきおくったファックスうよみましたか。」
「あ、すみません。いまもどったところで、まだよんでいないんです。」
「moshi moshi, sakki okutta fakkusu yomi mashita ka?」
「a, sumimasen. ima modotta tokoro de, mada yonde inain desu.」
"Hello, have you read the fax I sent earlier?"
"Sorry, I just got back and haven't read it yet."
Example #9

ずいぶんながくかかったのね。しんぱいになっていたところよ。
zuibun nagaku kakatta no ne. shinpai ni natteita tokoro yo.
You were gone a long time. I was starting to worry..

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