JLPT N4 Grammar (te oku)


to do something in advance

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Verb (て form)おく
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Learn Japanese grammar: (te oku). Meaning: to do something in advance.

This may also be used as:

  • ておきます (te okimasu).
  • ておいて (te oite).

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Example #1

obentou o tsukutte oita yo.
I made your bento (lunch box) already.
Example #2

dekakeru mae ni nanika tabete okou.
Let's eat something before we head out.
Example #3

ryokou no mae ni kippu o katte okimasu.
I will buy the tickets before the trip.
Example #4

okaasan ni wa naisho ni shite oku ne.
I will keep it a secret with mom, okay?
Example #5

raishuu no shiken no tame, kanji o benkyou shite okimashita.
I studied my kanji in preparation for next week's exam.
Example #6

tomodachi ga asobi ni kuru node, heya o kirei ni shite okimasu.
I will clean my room since my friend is coming over.
Example #7

kaigi no tame ni, shiryou o kopii shite okimashita.
I made some copies of the documents in preparation for the meeting.
Example #8

en ga agaru mae ni ryougae shite oite yokatta.
I'm glad I exchanged my money before the yen went up in price.

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