JLPT N3 Grammar (tsumori datta)


I thought I~; I believe I~; was planning to~; was intending to ~

How to use

Verb (ている form)つもりだった
Verb (た form)
Noun + の
tsumori datta つもりだった jlpt n3 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: (tsumori datta). Meaning: I thought I~; I believe I~; was planning to~; was intending to ~.

This is used to express you thought or believed you had done something.

It may also be used as つもりなのに (tsumori nano ni).

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Example #1

itta tsumori datta.
I thought I said it.
Example #2

watashi wa sono meeru o okutta tsumori datta.
I'm sure I sent that email.
Example #3

koohii o chuumon shita tsumori datta.
I'm sure I ordered a coffee..
Example #4

sore wa yoyaku shita tsumori datta.
I thought I had made the reservation.
Example #5

namae o kaita tsumori datta ga, kaite inakatta you da.
I thought I wrote my name down, but apparently I did not.
Example #6

henji o shita tsumori datta ga, okurete inakatta.
I thought I had responded, but I had not sent it.
Example #7

are, kaban no naka ni ireta tsumori nano ni, bentou ga nai.
Oh no.. I thought I put my lunch box in my bag, but it's not in there..
Example #8

boku wa joudan ni itta tsumori nano ni kare wa majime ni totta.
I said it to him as a joke, but he took it seriously.

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忘れるわすれるto forget
用事ようじtasks; things to do

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