JLPT N3 Grammar (wazawaza)


to go to the trouble of; to go out of one's way to ~

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Learn Japanese grammar: (wazawaza). Meaning: to go to the trouble of; to go out of one’s way to ~.

This is used to either:

  • express gratitude toward’s someone going out of their way to help you.
  • emphasize how someone went out of their way to do something.

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Example #1

watashi ga komatte iru toki, kanojo wa wazawaza tasukete kureta.
She went out of her way to help me when I was in trouble.
Example #2

anata wa wazawaza watashi no tame ni sore o katte kureta no desu ka?
Did you buy that just for me?
Example #3

wazawaza tooi tokoro kara ai ni kite kurete arigatou.
Thanks for going out of your way to see me from so far away.
Example #4

kare wa isogashii da ga, wazawaza shinai no kankou o annai shite kureta.
He is very busy, but he took some time to show me around the tourist spots in the city.
Example #5

tomodachi wa koibito ni aitai kara, wazawaza nyuuyooku e itta.
My friend really wanted to see his girlfriend, so he went all the way to New York.
Example #6

wazawaza eki made okutte kurena kutemo ii yo.
You don't need to trouble yourself to see me off to the station.
Example #7

kare ga anna tooku kara wazawaza tazunete kite kurete hontou ni ureshikatta.
I was really glad he came all the way here to visit from such a far distance.
Example #8

yoyaku dattara, wazawaza mise ni ikanakutemo, denwa ippon de sumu yo.
If you need to make a reservation, there's no need to go all the way to the shop, it can be done with just 1 phone call.

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