JLPT N3 Grammar (to ii / tara ii)

Meaning

it would be nice if; should; I hope ~

How to use

Verb (casual) + といい
Verb (た form) + ら
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Learn Japanese grammar: (to ii) / (tara ii). Meaning: it would be nice if; should; I hope ~.

These can be used to express either wishful thinking or to give advice.


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Example #1

あなたがきにいるといいな。
anata ga ki ni iru to ii na.
I hope you like it.
Example #2

みられたらいいね。
mirare tara ii ne.
I hope I can see it.
Example #3

あしたはれるといいな。
ashita hareru to ii na.
I hope the weather will clear up tomorrow.
Example #4

りょこうちゅうはあめがふらないといいなあ。
ryokouchuu wa ame ga furanai to ii naa.
I hope it doesn't rain during our trip.
Example #5

いつかにほんでであえたらいいな。
itsu ka nihon de deaetara to ii na.
I hope we can meet in Japan one day.
Example #6

かぜひいちゃった。はやくよくなるといいんだけど。
kaze hiichatta. hayaku yokunaru to ii n dakedo.
I caught a cold, I hope I can recover quickly.
Example #7

やせたかったら、このくすりをのむといいですよ。
yasetakattara, kono kusuri o nomu to ii desu yo.
If you want to lose weight, you should take this medicine.
Example #8

べんきょうにつかれたら、チョコレートをたべるといいですよ。
benkyou ni tsukaretara, chokoreeto o taberu to ii desu yo.
If you're tired from studying, you should eat some chocolate.
Example #9

もうすこしきゅうりょうをあげてくれたらいいのだが。
mou sukoshi kyuuryou o agete kuretara ii no da ga.
I wish they would raise my salary..
Example #10

ダイエットをしてからすこしやせてきたが、もっとたいじゅうがへったらいいのに。
daietto o shite kara sukoshi yasete kita ga, motto taijuu ga hettara ii no ni.
Since starting my diet I've lost some weight, but I was really hoping to lose more.

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